International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
IB Diploma Program (Grades 11-12)
Coordinator: Marie Turner | @email
Administrator: Heather Thomas | @email
IB Diploma Office Phone: 703.715.4686
International Baccalaureate Mission Statement
The International Baccalaureate Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the IBO works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop a challenging program of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
IB Learner Profile
The IB learner profile is the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century. The learner profile provides a long-term vision of education. It is a set of ideals that can inspire, motivate and focus the work of schools and teachers, uniting them in a common purpose. IB learners strive to be:
- Inquirers - Open-minded - Knowledgeable - Caring - Thinkers - Risk-takers - Communicators - Balanced - Principled - Reflective
Ideals of the IBO Mission
- Challenging programs - Rigorous assessments - Inquiring, knowledgeable, caring young people - Peaceful world through intercultural understanding - International education - Active, compassionate, lifelong learners - Understanding that other people, with their differences, can also be right
IB Program Parent Information Sessions
Parents of Rising 11th Grade Students IB Information 2022 Parent Presentation
- Due to technical difficulties, the recording starts a few minutes into the presentation. The full presentation is also linked below.
- View the video recording of the IB Information Session for parents of rising 11th grade students
- Parents of rising 11th grade students IB Information Presentation (pdf)
Parents of Rising 9th and 10th Grade Students IB Information 2022 Parent Presentation
- View recording of the IB Information Session for parents of rising 9th and 10th grade students.
- Parents of rising 9th and 10th grade students IB Information Presentation (pdf)