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International Baccalaureate Programme


International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme leads international education focusing on developing inquiry skills, critical thinking skills, confidence building, communication skills, global mindfulness, and caring amongst student learners. IB has for over 50 years provided a consistent curriculum framework infused with the common CORE state standards using the learner profile traits and the approaches to learning that incorporates flexibility to tailor to students' voice, choice, and ownership so that students have a say in their own educational journey according to their culture and context. 

The IB mission is to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring skills in students to help them create a better and more peaceful world through education that builds intercultural understanding and respect. 

MDUSD has adopted and partnered with the IB organization to design a continuum through the Primary Years Programme (PYP) for elementary school years at Sequoia Elementary and Monte Gardens Elementary schools, the Middle Years Programme (MYP) for middle school years at Oak Grove Middle School, and the Diploma Programme (DP) for high school years at Ygnacio Valley High School to develop well-rounded individuals who respond to modern challenges with optimism and open-mindedness. 

The IB Programmes (PYP, MYP, and DP) will enable teachers to develop resilient, self-motivated students who have the knowledge, skills, and sense of purpose needed to thrive throughout their lives and contribute to making the world a better place for all. 

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IB Primary Years Programme Candidate School

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IB Primary Years Programme

World  School

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IB Middle Year Programme Candidate School

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IB Diploma Programme

World School