International Baccalaureate (IB) Program @ Corcoran High School
The internationally recognized International Baccalaureate Programme is a demanding pre-college course of study that prepares students for success at the university level and beyond. The IB Programme addresses the intellectual, social and emotional well-being of students. The IB curriculum is based on a rigorous, integrated curriculum that leads to examinations in a student's final two years of high school. The overall purpose of the Program 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.
Students interested in the IB Programme choose one course from each of the six subject groups of the IB Curriculum. The subject groups are:
In addition to the IB classes, IB Diploma candidates also complete a Theory of Knowledge class, The Extended Essay, and Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) for a total of 150 hours over two years.
The IB Diploma Programme is designed as an academically challenging and balanced program of education with final examinations that prepares students, normally aged 16 to 19, for success atuniversity and life beyond. The program is normally taught over two years and has gained recognition and respect from the world's leading universities. To learn more: www.ibo.org
NOTE: All successful applicants are enrolled into Pre-IB courses during their 9th and 10th grade years. Upon completion of 10th grade, all students enrolled in the Pre-IB Program receive a letter informing them of their current GPA. At that time, they are notified of their continuing status in the IB Programme.
How to submit the application:
This Student Application is component #1, in the process. All three components of the application process must be completed, before the admission review process can begin. You must complete not only the Student Application before the deadline, but also assure that both your designated Math or English Teacher, and Guidance Counselor also complete, and submit their forms before the deadline.
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