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Welcome to the International Baccalaureate at Walnut High School!

IB Coordinator: Manette Idris

(909) 444-3654

midris@wvusd.org 

Interested in learning more about the IB programs at WHS?  Please click on the links below to view presentations about our IB Diploma program, the IB Career-related program and the WHS pre-IB program.

  • Click HERE to view the 8th grade student/parent presentation about the IB Diploma program and how to apply for the WHS pre-IB program
 
  • Click HERE to view the 10th grade WHS pre-IB student/parent presentation for students interested in participating in the IB Diploma program for their junior and senior year
 
  • Click HERE to view the 10th grade PLTW student/parent presentation for students interested in participating in the IBCP program
 

WHS pre-IB applications for the class of 2025 are now available!

Please use this link for students attending a middle school in the WVUSD.  You will need to be logged in to the student's school Google account to access the application: WVUSD STUDENTS

Please use this link for students attending a middle school OUTSIDE of the WVUSD: NON-WVUSD STUDENTS

 

Congratulations to our IB students for an outstanding 2020 Session! Click here for a special tribute from Dr. Maine!

 

 

NEW!  We are excited to announce a new option for students wishing to take IB classes.  Students can now take individual IB classes and earn college credit upon completion. Click here for more information.

Click here to see important IB Calendar dates - 2020-21 dates coming soon!

Click here to see a video presentation of our IBCP students talking about their experiences in the WHS IB Career-Related Programme.

 

Click here to view the Stanford University Video Series – meet a Stanford University admissions officer discussing how Stanford University and other universities view the IB and how the program prepares students for university success

 

We are proud to be an IB World School and to offer both the full IB Diploma Programme and
the IB Career-related Programme

Walnut High School has been an IB World School since 2000. 

Since then close to 800 WHS students have graduated with their IB Diploma and gone on to attend many of the top universities worldwide. Some of these universities include Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Stanford, Wellesley, Boston College, Columbia, Amherst, Dartmouth, Notre Dame, Brandeis, John Hopkins, NYU, Cal Tech, MIT, Northwestern, Wesleyan, University of Southern California, UCLA, UC Berkley, UC San Diego and many other University of California Schools.

About the International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate is a non-profit foundation offering four high-quality and challenging educational programs for students aged 3 to 19 throughout the world.  Founded in 1968, the IB has grown and is now established in over 3,900 schools in 147 countries worldwide.  

Authorization to become an IB World school is an intensive process that typically takes two or more years.  IB World Schools are regularly evaluated by IB once they have been authorized to ensure they maintain the high educational and curricular standards set by the International Baccalaureate.  IB teachers are first required to attend training provided by the IB to become an IB teacher and then attend ongoing training to ensure that they are up to date on the most current IB curriculum.

 

The International Baccalaureate at Walnut High School

Click here to learn more about the WHS full IB Diploma Programme.                                  

Click here to learn more about the WHS IB Careers-related Programme.

The International Baccalaureate Mission:

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment.

These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

 

For further information about the International Baccalaureate organization, please visit www.ibo.org

Please be aware that the IBDP, IBCP, and IB Course student programs all have associated International Baccalaureate Organization costs.

 

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