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International Baccalaureate Diploma

Program Description

International Baccalaureate (IB) programming challenges students to be successful in school, prepare for post-secondary education and to be an active lifelong learner in a global society.


  • Develop academic skills in a challenging learning environment


  • Improved ability to handle rigorous and advanced coursework
  • Improved ability to research, analyze and present arguments
  • Development of independence and responsibility for learning 
  • Improved understanding of using different approaches to learning and understanding concepts
  • Development of intercultural understanding and respect 

Program delivery

  • Curriculum with a global perspective
  • Instruction that demonstrates how concepts learned in one subject could apply in other subject areas
  • Choice in earning the full Diploma Programme or a certificate in individual Diploma Programme courses
  • International Baccalaureate organization sets specific learning standards and practices

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in International Baccalaureate will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.


Edmonton Transit is the preferred method of transportation. For more information about busing, contact a school offering International Baccalaureate or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.


Elementary 2019-20

Junior High 2019-20

Senior High 2019-20