IB Program

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP)

 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) test scores in math and reading

–       Non-weighted GPA from 4th or 5th

–       Two teacher recommendations from 4th and/or 5th

–       Writing Sample

Important Information

All 5th grade students in Henrico County Public Schools have the opportunity to apply to the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP).  Students from Tuckahoe Elementary who are accepted into the IB Program will attend the center at Tuckahoe Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year.

Applications will be given to interested students starting on September 19th.  Students can obtain applications from Mrs. Ozmore’s office.  Applications should be returned to Mrs. Shala or Mrs. Ozmore by November 16th, 2018.  Students with completed applications will be administered a writing prompt at Tuckahoe Elementary on Friday, November 30th.

Not sure if IBMYP is for you?  Attend the Open House at Tuckahoe Middle School!  For more info, click the link below.

Feel free to contact Mrs. Shala (fshala@henrico.k12.va.us) or Mrs. Ozmore (rbozmore@henrico.k12.va.us) with any questions or concerns you have about this program.

Phone – 804.673.3765

2018 Tuckahoe IB Open House

Other Links of Interest:

Henrico County IB Program website

Curriculum for IB Middle Years

IB Learner Profile

Great video about the IBMYP at Tuckahoe Middle School