John T. Hoggard High School is an International Baccalaureate World School. Our first cohort of Diploma Programme students began with the juniors of the 2016-2017 academic year.** 

The IB Diploma Programme offers a rigorous full diploma curriculum for candidates in their junior and senior years.  For general information on this internationally-recognized program, please visit

For additional information, please contact Jean Hall at (910)350-2072 (ext. 72268), or You are also welcome to complete the Hoggard IB interest form located on the scroll bar to the left, if you would like to be added to the Hoggard IB updates email distribution list. 

UPDATE: The Hoggard Pre-DP Application has been emailed to any student who sat for the essay and attended the Phase 1 session. The application link was sent to the email address with which you signed in at a Phase I meeting from If you met these two criteria and did not receive the application via email, please contact Jean Hall at, as some email addresses may have bounced back. 

Applications will be considered in the window of February 5-19. All applicants will be notified of a decision on (approximately) February 28. 

Please note: A student must have attended a Phase I session with a parent or guardian and sat for the essay portion of the application to be eligible to apply. 

Parent & Student Information Sessions

NEW DATES FOR 2017 - 2018 

Phase I 

(for rising-7th, -8th, or students new to IB)

(all Wednesday) September 13, October 25, December 20, January 24

Phase II 

(for those 9th- and 10th-graders already familiar with the DP model)

(all Wednesday) November 8, March 14 CANCELLED

All meetings begin at 7:00 p.m., in the Hoggard media center. 



Any student wishing to apply for the Pre-DP for 9th grade, but submit an application complete with the essay-writing portion. A Hoggard representative will come to conduct the essay session at any school with a group of eight or more, otherwise, students must attend an essay session at Hoggard. 

2018-2019 Cohort Essay Dates:

Tuesday, January 30 

Thursday, February 1

(Both sessions will begin at 4:00, in the Hoggard media center.)

Click here to register for the essay session:

IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programming of international education that share a powerful vision.

**Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. 

For further information about the IB and its programming, visit