MYP Parent Information
IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)
International baccalaureate (IB)
The International Baccalaureate is a non-profit organization that serves students from ages 3-19 around the world. There are more than 4,000 IB schools in the world with more than 1,700 in the United States.
The IB aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to success and build a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.
For general information about the IB, visit www.ibo.org.
The IB framework:
Encourages students to think critically and consider multiple perspectives
Promotes language development and multilingual students
Uses best practices from data-based research to best support teaching and student learning
Provides a flexible framework so schools can meet local, state, and national requirements
IB in Natomas unified
Natomas Unified School District offers IB programs for students in grades TK-12.
Inderkum High School is an IB World School for the Diploma Programme (grades 11-12) and the Middle Years Programme (grades 9-10).
Grades: TK to 5th/6th
H. Allen Hight (IB World School)
Paso Verde (IB World School)
Jefferson (IB World School)
American Lakes (candidate school)
Bannon Creek (candidate school)
Natomas Middle & Inderkum
(IB World School partnership)
Paso Verde (candidate school)
Inderkum High (IB World School)
HOW DO I ENROLL MY CHILD IN IB AT INDERKUM?
All IHS 9th and 10th grade students take MYP courses and are considered IB/MYP students, whether they are enrolled in A-G courses or in a special program. The IB teaching philosophy provides the framework for all classes, including:
Scholars program (which leads to the IB Diploma Programme in grades 11-12)
California Early College Academy (CECA)
Special Education courses
If you would like to apply to be part of a Special Program, please use the links below:
IB 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 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.