A new video fromStanford’s Assistant Dean of AdmissionsClick here for PowerPoint presentation from 2018 Sophomore Registration Night 10 January 2018
Since 1 March 2012 Kenmore East High School is an International Baccalaureate World School authorized to offer the Diploma Program The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year curriculum for academically motivated college-bound students in the junior and senior year of high school. It leads to a special diploma from the International Baccalaureate Organization, or to certificates in individual IB subjects, in addition to the student's New York State diploma..
The program combines rigorous academics and assessment with extracurricular activities in sports, the arts, and community service. It can open opportunities for college credit and advanced placement, scholarships, and acceptance in highly selective colleges and universities.
Only Kenmore East, Kenmore West and City Honors offer the Diploma Program in Erie county. Across New York State 51 other IB World Schools offer the Diploma Program and over 780 do in the United States. Internationally, IB diploma programs number over 2,000, in more than 130 countries.
Parents or students who have questions about the program should use the links below to learn more or email Paul Lasch, the IB coordinator at Kenmore East.
Information for parents from IBO:
- Article from National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) about IB benefits in college especially for lower-income students.
- NEW from the IBO: A Page for Parents
- IB DP FAQ
- How to make your IB credentials stand out in the university application process
- IB and the Common Core State Standards
QUICK LINKS:Why IB?
A PowerPoint from the IBO outlining research into short and long term benefits for IB students.
IB Diploma Program at Kenmore East
Sophomore Registration Night PowerPoint presentation from Sophomore Registration Night 1/11/17 PowerPoint presentation from IB Open House Brochure giving a summary of the IB Diploma Program at Kenmore East Four Year Pathway to IB Diploma Chart showing course selection options for four years of high school culminating in the IB Diploma Transfer Policy Policy for non Kenmore East students interested in entering the IB program as juniors Kenmore East Academic Honesty Policy Document defines and outlines KE and IB penalties for Academic Malpractice. Document from the IB Organization. Includes explanation of point values leading to the diploma. Simplifying the diploma requirements and failing conditions Important updates to the points need to earn the IB Diploma. Effective May 2015 Junior IB Orientation PowerPoint presentation used at IB Orientation for junior class
Links to the International
Diploma Programme at a glance Diploma Programme curriculum