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Murrieta Valley Unified School District
APIB Scored from 1-5Scored from 1-7 College credit for 3 or 4College credit for 4 or 5 Measured by a one day, largely multiple choice test Measured by multiple assessment formats throughout the year: essays, labs, portfolios, projects, oral commentaries Measures breadth of knowledgeMeasures depth of knowledge Courses stand alone; students specialize Integrated curriculum over 2 years with CAS, Extended Essay and TOK for a well-rounded education program Any student may take AP exams; IB students may take AP exams Only IB students enrolled in IB courses may take IB exams
Both are rigorous programs Both attract highly motivated students Both grant weighted grades Both involve highly dedicated and creative teachers Both use external assessments Both are recognized by most US universities for consideration for college credit or advanced standing
Apply critical thinking skills Educate the whole person Develop international mindedness Understand individual responsibility to the local and global community Belong to a family learning community Outperform peers on state assessments Have higher acceptance rates to universities Perform better in post-secondary education
IB students accepted to over 82 universities, such as: UC Berkeley, UCSD, NYU, BYU, SDSU, Cal Poly SLO, UCLA, USC Every Diploma student has been accepted to a 4 year university. 75% of 2013 cohort earned their IB diploma. 30 was the average passing score.
University or CollegeTotal Pop. AcceptanceIB Diploma Acceptance UC Irvine56.0%89.9% UC San Diego41.0%65.6% UC Berkley24.0%50.6% UC Los Angeles24.0%48.5% USC30%69% University San Diego53%83% Cornell University29%47% BYU30%96.3% Georgetown21%28.5% CSU, Fullerton69%97.6% CSU, Long Beach52%92.2%
University policies for IB/AP credit differ. Generally, all HL courses with a score of 5 or above are accepted. In most cases HL courses are granted 8 credits. Many private and out of state universities award credit for SL exams. UC: Full IB Diploma candidates with a score of 30 or above will receive 30 quarter units (or 20 semester units) toward their degree.
2 year program taken in 11 th and 12 th grades that can result in an internationally recognized diploma in addition to the high school diploma. Focuses on educating well-rounded students who want to make a difference in the world and are willing to challenge themselves to prepare for college.
6 courses total 3 HL & 3 SL
11 th Grade IB English HL1 IB Language B SL/HL1 IB History HL1 IB Science SL/HL1 IB Math SL IB Music, Art SL/HL, Psych SL/HL Elective 12 th Grade IB English HL2 IB Language B SL/HL2 IB History HL2 IB Science SL/HL2 IB Math SL/HL2 Elective TOK is now offered as an evening class in Spring of Junior year and Fall of Senior year.
Theory of Knowledge Course – Asks the big questions. How do we know what we know? Discussion based course. Extended Essay – Research a topic that interests you. Write a well argued page research paper with guidance from a teacher, written over 2 years. Creativity / Action / Service (CAS) – Get involved in meaningful activities. 150 hours completed in 11 th and 12 th grade only. (Hours count for graduation requirements)
External exams taken in May Internal assessments completed throughout the course. Score of 1 to 7 to determine college credit and awarding of diploma. All IB courses except TOK and Math Studies receive weighted grades.
Maximum 45 points possible (7 pts x 6 classes + 3pts from TOK/EE) Minimum for diploma is 24 points with no failing conditions Failing conditions = ◦ 1 on any course or 2 on any HL ◦ Not averaging 4 points on SL exams ◦ Not averaging 4 points on HL exams
Fees are paid in September of each testing year and students are required to take the exams Registration Fee (subject to change) ◦ Diploma Student: one time fee of $158 ◦ Certificate Student: fee of $158 each testing year Per subject fee (subject to change) ◦ $108 per subject test ◦ No fee is charged for Theory of Knowledge or Extended Essay Total Cost for DP: 6 tests at $108 + $158= $806 30 credits at a university can average over $15,000
Complete an application form with 2 teacher recommendations. Applications are requested by February 18 th. Student and parents will be notified when completed application is received. Additional paperwork will be sent home for signatures. When all signed paperwork is returned, student will then be officially enrolled in IB.