As of February 27, 2014, we are fully authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. We received authorization for the Middle Years Programme (grades 6-10), in conjunction with Natomas Middle School, on January 22, 2016. You can read more about our DP authorization here.
Scholars is an honors program to prepare students in grades 9 and 10 for the rigors, breadth and depth of the IB Diploma Programme. Students apply to be part of the program and are scheduled in accelerated classes taught by IB-trained teachers.
Applications for the Class of 2023 opened on November 15 and are due by February 15, 2019. There is a “how to” document in the application forms section, and the application link is at the right. If you’re interested in applying for the Scholars Class of 2022 or taking IB Diploma Programme courses as part of the Class of 2021, please email first for information.
For further information, see the flyers available below. If you have questions, please feel free to email me at [email protected]
Information for Prospective & Current StudentsIB Flyer, IHS Specifics
This flyer shows the course sequence for Scholars and Diploma Programme students.IB Flyer, General Info
A short version of the history, structure and requirements of IB.IB DP 101
This is the presentation (as a PDF) given for families of Freshmen and Sophomore Scholars on 11/7/17. It has an overview of all the components of the IB Diploma Programme which may be of interest to anyone trying to learn more about how it works. It also includes some information about MYP rubric grading and the pathway to get to college.Scholars Student Resources 2017-18
This handout from the IB DP 101 presentation tells how to contact teachers and when their office hours occur. It also has study tips for students.MYAP Preliminary Info
No need to fill out this form now, but take a look and start thinking about your pathway. The counselors will be in English 9 after Thanksgiving and in English 10 classes near the end of the semester to further explain the MYAP (multi-year academic plan) process. Use the IB Flyer (IHS specifics) as a reminder of what IB DP courses we offer.IB Testing Schedule 2018
This schedule shows the dates and general times for our exams. Locations and specific times will be announced as the exam dates approach. The numbers indicate how many students are taking each exam.
How to Apply to the Scholars (IB) Program Here are further instructions as well as reminder slips you can give to your teachers when requesting recommendations.2019-20 Application
PDF version. Online application is preferred, using link above.