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International Baccalaureate Program



International Baccalaureate blue logo Cherokee Trail High School is an International Baccalaureate Programme School.

CT Pathway to IB for Ninth Grade and Tenth Grades
Cherokee Trail High School provides a pre-Diploma pathway for grades 9 and 10. Students wishing to become IB students should submit an application to be accepted into the program. At the beginning of their junior year (11th grade), students may begin taking IB courses.



IB for Eleventh and Twelfth Grades

The International Baccalaureate (IB Programme) is a comprehensive and rigorous two year pre-university curriculum for junior and senior students leading to examinations for students 16 to 19 years of age. The general objectives of the IB program are to provide students with a balanced education; to facilitate geographic and cultural mobility; and to promote international understanding through a shared academic experience. The student who satisfies its demands demonstrates a strong commitment to learning, both in terms of the mastery of subject content and the development of the skills and discipline necessary for success in the competitive world. Some CT Pre-IB and all IB courses receive weighted grades at CTHS.

Advantages of Receiving an IB Diploma

  • The IB diploma has become a symbol of academic integrity and intellectual promise.
  • IB courses and exams begin the journey through college level academic challenges.
  • Colleges and universities recognize that IB diploma recipients are better prepared for the demands of college.
  • Participation in the IB program is widely hailed by American as well as international universities.
  • Tuition savings may be realized for some students whose IB diploma students.
  • Students receive an International Diploma recognized worldwide.

IB Curriculum

The IB curriculum for juniors and seniors at CTHS will consist of six subject groups:

Language and Literature: English, including selections from World Literature written in English

Language B (learned language): Spanish, or French

Study of the Individual in Society: History of the Americas

Experimental Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Sports Exercise and Health Science, Physics

Mathematics: Math Studies, Mathematics

Electives: Design Technology, Theatre, Business, Film, Music Theory, Psychology, Visual Arts, a second World Language, a second Science     


Additional IB Requirements

In addition to completing six international exams and scoring in an acceptable range, an IB student must complete three additional requirements:
  • the extended essay of 4,000 words or more provides the experience of an independent research paper
  • a course entitled Theory of Knowledge (TOK) which explores the relationships among the various disciplines ensuring that students engage in critical reflection and analysis of knowledge within and beyond the classroom
  • compulsory participation in CAS (Creativity, Action, Service).
Additional information about the International Baccalaureate Programs can be found at IBO.



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 Application Process

Applications should be submitted by the first week in March, but late applications will always be considered. Acceptance letters will be sent out no later than April 15th.

STEP 1 - 
Complete the online google doc application by clicking the link below:
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STEP 2 - Ask three current teachers to complete the teacher evaluation form by clicking the link below:
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* You must be logged into a Google account to access both forms.
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