Nurturing Confident Learners
International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme*
The application window for the 2024-2025 school year will open in January 2024. Make sure to fill out an interest form to receive updates.
What is an IB Education?
IB students take responsibility for their own learning.
Our programmes help IB students:
- ask challenging questions
- think critically
- learn across disciplines
- develop research skills proven to help them in higher education
What Does an IB Student Look Like?
At the core of all IB Programmes is the learner profile, 10 attributes fostered in students that promote their development as responsible members of their local, national, and global communities. IB learners strive to be:
How the IB MYP Helps Develop Students
Parents who want the best possible education for their children choose the MYP because it includes:
Rigorous Learning Objectives
Ensures breadth and depth of understanding through study in eight subject groups.
Helps students appreciate their own culture and personal history, as well as the values and traditions
Every student in the program will have a language class starting in 6th grade!
Develop Learning Strategies
Students focus on approaches to learning with a critical lens and evaluate application of their knowledge in real-world scenarios.
How to Apply
We are excited that you are interested in this program! Students who demonstrate dedication to learning and value education are good candidates for an IB MYP journey.
When the window is open, students must submit an application which must contain:
4th grade grades, behavior, and attendance records
Minimum of one teacher recommendation (provide email for digital entry)
If requesting a transfer, must meet all permit requirements (minimum 2.5 GPA and permit release, etc.)
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*Sussman is an IB Candidate School for the Middle Years Programme.“This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that Sussman believes is important for our students.”
Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.
For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org.