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International Baccalaureate

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The International Baccalaureate is one of the most highly respected high school academic programs in the world. The IB Diploma is recognized worldwide as an elite accomplishment and the curriculum is considered to be the gold standard. The program is a rigorous two-year course of study with an international focus. Students are taught to apply what they learn in the classroom to the world around them. Coursework is taken in the 11th and 12th grade years.

IB at Ogden High School


The IB Program is a nationally and internationally recognized academic program known for its excellence. This unique program has over 35 years of development and refinement and is currently implemented in over 138 countries. Benefits of this rigorous pre -university education include:

  • A rigorous and challenging program that prepares students for university level coursework
  • Global curriculum
  • Up to 30 hours of college credits at local universities and prestigious universities around the country
  • Universities look highly on IB students for college admissions and show favor for scholarship opportunities
  • IB program provides challenging education for all motivated students and can be tailored to fit individual student needs ranging from participating in one class to earning IB diploma
  • Comprehensive and continuing professional development for teachers
  • Frequent and global assessment of student work to ensure quality of teaching and student work
  • Prepares students to be competitive with students across Utah and compete in a global economy
  • Emphasis on balancing and excelling in both extracurricular activities and academics
IB Program