The International Baccalaureate® aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
To develop critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and problem-solving across curricular lines
To develop writing, research, and speaking skills
To cultivate an international mindset by developing an understanding of other cultures and one’s own perspectives
To promote student awareness of and action on local and global issues.
Bryan High School
3450 Campus Drive
The IB Program at Bryan High School begins in the junior year. To be as prepared as possible, students should take a sequence of rigorous courses in the 8th, 9th, and 10th grades. For this reason, students not zoned for Bryan High School may attend Bryan High beginning in the 9th grade to ensure a seamless transition to the Diploma Programme. Students should complete the following steps:
Current 8th graders and students new to IB (current grades 9 & 10) should complete out an IB Application. Decision letters will be mailed home. Students and parents must complete the decision letter and return decision letters to accept a spot in the program. The timeline will vary from year to year but will be posted on the BISD Advanced Academics website.