Welcome to the North IB Program Website.Thank you for your interest in the IB program.
Admission to the IB Program has closed for the fall of 2017. If you are a transfer student that would like to be considered for entrance in January of 2018, please call the IB office to set up an appointment.
602-764-6550Applications for the 2018-2019 school year will be available online on Friday, October 6th.If you have any questions please email us at NorthIBProgram@PhoenixUnion.orgOffice HoursMonday-Friday7:30 AM-3:30 PMWe have Facebook. Find us at NorthIBFacebookWHY CONSIDER THE IB PROGRAM?
- Focuses on preparing students for success in college.
- Increases college acceptance opportunities—many of the United States’ leading academic institutions grant students special considerations for having completed this rigorous college preparatory program.
- Prepares students for competence in all major academic areas.
- Results in opportunities for advanced standing or course credit at the college level.
- Promotes learning beyond current honors and Advanced Placement offerings.
- Promotes international understanding through a shared academic experience.
- Increases college scholarship opportunities.
TESTING REQUIREMENTS JUNIOR AND SENIOR YEAR
Students will take one IB exam from each of the following six subject areas during the junior and senior years:
Language A (native language - English)
Language B (second language - Spanish or French)
Individuals and Societies (History or Anthropology)
Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics)
Elective (choice of a second science, a second social studies, a second foreign language, theatre arts,or visual arts)
IB DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
During the junior and senior years students will take six IB exams, three at a higher level and three at a standard level. One exam will be taken from each of the six subject areas listed above. In addition, the diploma candidate must meet the following three requirements:
Complete an interdisciplinary course called Theory of Knowledge,
Prepare an extended essay reflecting independent research, and
Complete at least 250 hours of CAS hours (extracurricular activities that can be categorized as creativity, action, or service).