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International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is an academically challenging and balanced program of education that prepares students for success at university and life beyond.

The Gold Standard of Education

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program is an academically challenging and balanced program of education that prepares students for success at university and life beyond. It has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students.

The heart of the IB can be found in its Learner Profile, which informs the outlook of both curriculum and instruction. This profile describes IB learners: Inquirers, Thinkers, Knowledgeable, Communicators, Principled, Open-Minded, Caring, Risk-Takers, Balanced, Reflective. 

Notice that only portions of the Learner Profile are strictly academic. The IB and North Broward share the same goal of developing more than just a traditional student. We believe in developing these qualities, not only in the students, but also in the faculty.

The International Baccalaureate at NBPS

The IB classifies subjects into Groups of which there are six. Every discipline at North Broward offers IB courses during 11th and 12th grade. Please see our Current Offerings.

Because of the nature of the IB, all students can benefit from taking at least one IB course. The majority of students do indeed take one or more IB courses before graduating. Successfully completing a course results in a “certificate” in that area. 

NBPS students can elect to pursue the entire IB Diploma Program. This is comprised of a “Core” and three IB subjects at the Higher Level (accelerated) and three subjects at the Standard Level (honors). The Core consists of the Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Extended Essay (EE),  Creativity,

and Activity and Service (CAS)  hours.

There are specific requirements regarding the scores needed to obtain a diploma (in a range of 24-45 points for six courses, CAS and TOK/EE).

Benefits of IB

Taking IB courses, and doing well in them, demonstrates to universities a serious and inquiry-driven student, one who embodies the qualities of the Learner Profile.

Universities recognize that success in the IB translates into success at their institutions and in life. The rigor and, especially, the type of coursework prepare students to succeed well beyond their freshman year. Read about the worldwide recognition of the IB Diploma.

Beyond university, it is our belief that IB students develop skills for continued achievement and an open-minded, inquiry-based perspective which accompanies success in life.

Information for current IB students

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