• Traditional school subjects are taught with a focus on global citizenship, inquiry learning and thematic interdisciplinary units

    Students are encouraged to develop intercultural awareness that includes a study of their own traditions and history

    All students take a foreign language to promote effective global communication

    Students’ intellectual and social development is combined with a strong skills program around five common themes that are embedded across academic subjects referred to as the Areas of Interaction: Approaches to Learning; Community and Service; Health and Social Education; Environment; and Human Ingenuity

    Students are guided as they strive to develop the characteristics of International Baccalaureate Learners: inquirers; knowledgeable; thinkers; communicators; principled; open-minded; caring; risk-takers; balanced; and reflective

    Mathematics and science are accelerated, whenever possible, in preparation for higher level coursework in the high school program