IB Core


Instructors: Mrs. Gray ~ Juniors 
Mr. Miller ~ Seniors

The IB Core Class is part of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Programme, and is mandatory for all students enrolled in an Academic Core IB Class (Math, Science, Social Studies and English). Students can enroll in IB Visual Arts, IB Theater, IB Spanish, IB Music, IB Business without taking the core class.

The three core elements are:

  • Theory of knowledge, in which students reflect on the nature of knowledge and on how we know what we claim to know. 
  • The extended essay, which is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper.
  • Creativity, activity, service, in which students complete a project related to those three concepts.