RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL www.riverviewib.com www.ibo.org What is the IB Program? The IB Program is: 1 mission 3 challenging programs 2493 IB World Schools in 132 countries 60,000 teachers 678,000 students IBO MISSION
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What is the IB Program?
The IB Program is:
A program that stresses the ‘whole person’
It utilizes international standards
It is based on an integrated curriculum
It stresses globalism
It uses multiple learning styles/assessments
It is broken down into pre-IB & IB
It is a Pre-University Diploma
The Heart of the Diploma
The Learner Profile
Creativity, Action, Service
Theory of Knowledge
What is the Learner Profile?It’s the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century.
IB learners strive to be:
The attributes of the learner profile express the values inherent to the IB continuum of international education: these are values that should infuse all elements of the three programmes and, therefore, the culture and ethos of all IB World Schools.
IB programmes promote the education of the whole person, emphasizing intellectual, personal, emotional and social growth through all domains of knowledge.
The extended essay:
Offers the opportunity to investigate a research question of individual interest
Familiarises students with the independent research and writing skills expected at university
Encourages students to be involved in artistic pursuits, sports and community service
Education outside the classroom
Development of the learner profile
Explores the nature of knowledge across disciplines
Encouraging an appreciation of other cultural perspectives
Scores = Teachers & Worldwide Examiners
Concepts & Themes
Orals in Curriculum
Scores = Externally by Testing Service
Specific Course Content
Orals in Foreign Language
*Special Subject Seminars (4 or 5 Days):
-Curriculum Revisions in Core Area
-Effective Research on IB Program
*Ongoing Training & Consultation:
-FLIBS Roundtable Discussions
-Online Curriculum Center Consultation
-IB Experienced-Teacher Training (3 days)
-IB School Visitations
Riverview High School IB Admissions
1. Completion of application forms:
a.) student info page b.) parent info page
c.) signed honor code d.) student/parent evaluation page
2. Final grades of A or B in core classes in Grade 7 and First Semester Grade 8
*Stanine 8 on Grade 7 National Test
*Completion of Algebra I in Grade 8 with Grade of A/B
*Completion of level one of a foreign language
*Students may be required to take entrance examinations for various subject areas or produce other documentation
The IB diploma is widely recognized by the world’s leading universities.
Direct online access for university admissions officers and government officials to syllabuses and recent examination papers
A database of university admission policies on www.ibo.org
Recognition in over 100 countries
Recognition by over 2,000 universities
IB Diploma students can expect the maximum of amount of college transfer credits available. (Most students start college as sophomores.)IB Diploma students have a higher percentage rate of college acceptances than regular applicants.IB graduates are documented to have higher college GPA’s than other students.
IB and College Success