International Baccalaureate Middle Years (IB)



International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Middle Years Program (MYP) @ Fairfield Middle School

Applications for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP) at Fairfield Middle School will be available EACH year. This year applications are available beginning September 20th, 2017 and the due date deadline is November 8th, 2017.  If you would like to request an application or more information about this program for the highly motivated learner and think it may be a good fit for your child, please contact Mr. Jones at (804) 228-2720 or via e-mail at during the FALL of your child’s 5th grade year. Fall IBMYP Open House will be held at Fairfield Middle School on Thursday October 19th, 2017. There are two sessions (5:00pm-6:00pm) and (6:00pm-7:00pm). Both sessions will be held in the school gymnasium.  Please look out for parent information early Fall!

I.B. Middle Years Curriculum

I.B. Middle Years Learner Profile

I.B. Middle Years Official Blog

IB Mission Statement

“The International Baccalaureate Organization 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 IBO 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.”

Application Process

The IBMYP program considers the following when determining acceptance into the program:

  • MAPs (NWEA) recent test scores in math and reading
  • Non-weighted GPA from 4th or 5th
  • Two teacher recommendations from 4th or 5th
  • Writing Sample
  • Rigor from gifted or advanced courses in 4th or 5th

I.B.M.Y. Video Presentation

2018-2019 Fairfield Open House