International Baccalaureate Programme

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME . . .

The International Baccalaureate Organization is a nonprofit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, and focused on the student.

Three programs help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally-minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. IB offers high quality programs of international education to a worldwide community of schools.

Currently, there are more than 659,000 IB students at 3,288 schools in 141 countries.

IBO Mission Statement

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 programs 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.

HOW TO APPLY . . .

If a student attends within the Elk Grove Unified School District, then s/he needs to contact Deanna Seyvertsen, decjohns@egusd.net or Ashley Koren, akoren@egusd.net for more information.

If a student is coming from outside the Elk Grove Unified School District, then s/he needs to contact Secondary Education at the district office at 686-7706.

WHO'S WHO . . .

Rod De Luca, DP Coordinator ext. 44032

Jose Oseguera, DP CAS Coordinator and MYP Coordinator ext. 44073

Bridget Whitted, DP Extended Essay Coordinator ext. 44072

Deana Syvertson, IB Counselor ext. 44026

Ashley Koren, IB Counselor ext. 44025

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE OPTIONS AT LCHS

International Baccalaureate Options at LCHS

WORLD SCHOLARS FOR THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

World Scholars consists of ninth and tenth graders who are taking preparatory classes before they begin their pathway to the International Baccalaureate Program in their junior year. Those courses consist of: Honors English*, Honors Biology*, Honors World Geography*, Honors World History*, and appropriate Language Acquisition B, Math and Science classes*.

*courses that must be taken

IB INFORMATIONAL NIGHT

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