IB Continuum in AACPS
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a global educational foundation intended to provide a broad and balanced curriculum for the well rounded student. Its global curriculum promotes student centered inquiry, critical thinking, effective communication, and the application of knowledge. Students learn to think creatively and independently as they immerse themselves in this interdisciplinary education.
Annapolis HS, Meade HS and Old Mill HS are fully authorized by the IB to offer the IB Diploma Programme (DP) for students in grades 11 and 12 and the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP 9-10) for students in grades 9 and 10.
Annapolis MS, MacArthur MS and Old Mill MS North are fully authorized by the IB to offer the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP 6-8) for students in grades 6-8.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools is proud to announce that Germantown ES, Manor View ES, Southgate ES were designated IB PYP World Schools in September 2013. Hebron-Harman ES and South Shore ES are currently IB PYP Candidate Schools. Sunset ES and Eastport ES are preparing to enter the IB PYP Candidate phase. These schools are community (not magnet) schools.