International Baccalaureate Candidate School

Lee Street Elementary School is a candidate school* for Primary Years Programme (PYP). 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 the Lee Street Elementary 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 (DP), 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


**Mission Statement from the IB:

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.