The International Baccalaureate, (The IB) is an internationally recognized advanced level academic program that has over 1.5 million students worldwide in over 3,700 schools in 147 countries. SMA is an approved IB World school with the Middle Years Program (MYP) at SMA Prep Middle School, the Pre-IB program for ninth and tenth graders, and the IB Diploma program (IB DP) for juniors and seniors at the high school.
For those juniors and seniors who are university bound, The IB is second to none in collegiate preparation. Much of the IB DP curriculum can earn students college-level credit and nearly every university world-wide recognizes the academic rigors of The IB diploma program.
SMA cadets earning The IB diploma attract the attention of college admission offices of their choice, across the state, country, and world. The IB Diploma program is for SMA cadets who are serious about their academic future and are committed to challenging themselves to exceed their own expectations.
For more information on the International Baccalaureate program, please visit the official IB website at www.ibo.org