IB Program

Marymount has offered the IB program since 1985. The International Baccalaureate (IB) is two-year pre-university program of study is designed to meet the needs of students in international schools throughout the world. If you wish to pursue an IB diploma or IB subject certificates, you should be prepared to follow a highly demanding program in Grades 11 and 12 that includes the study of languages, individuals and societies, experimental sciences, math and computer science, and the arts.

In order to receive the IB diploma, you will sit for examinations in six subject areas at the conclusion of Grade 12 as well as follow a course in Theory of Knowledge, the focus of which is to demonstrate the interdependence of various subjects. Lastly, you must also submit an Extended Essay and participate in creativity action, and service (CAS) programs.

More than half of all IB candidates worldwide are from the USA, where IB classes can make your college application stronger and may offer you the opportunity to receive university credit. The IB also prepares students for admission to colleges and universities from countries worldwide, including the UK and Italy, where Marymount's IB Program is recognized by the Ministry of Public Instruction for entrance to Italian universities.

Subject Areas

The IB Diploma candidate studies and takes exams in six subjects, one from each of the categories listed below (three at Higher Level, three at Standard Level) as well as a course in Theory of Knowledge:

* Other languages may be arranged in consultation Marymount’s IB Coordinator.

Click here to review the requirements for an IB diploma.


IB News

Please find the May 2017 IB examination calendar here

Marymount launches a mandatory IB Diploma Programme Five-Year Evaluation

Marymount's IB Coordinator explains how teaching and learning at Marymount reflect the core of the IB program.

Learn how the MMI Learner Profile aligns with the new IB 'Approaches to Teaching and Learning' philosophy.

Several Marymount students have prominent roles at the 2014 IBO Regional Conference held in Rome.


Additional Resources

IB Presentation: Click here to download a presentation by Marymount's IB Coordinator, Mr. James Romano, that provides a general overview of the IB program.


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IB Requirements

Click here to review the requirements for an IB diploma.

Click here to view the general regulations of the IB diploma program from the IBO.

Click here to view Marymount's Academic Honesty Contract for the IB program.

IB Guidebook

Click here to download a pdf version of Marymount's IB Diploma Program Guidebook, which contains useful information about the IB program and the courses offered at Marymount.

Our IB Results

Click here to see how Marymount's students do on the IB exams and how these results compare with other schools.

IB Learner Profile

Click here to review the characteristics of an IB learner.

IBO Mission

Click here to read the mission statement of the International Baccalaureate Organization.