International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP), was established in 1968. Students aged 16 to 19 can take DP programs which are similar to the Advanced Placement (AP). They were established in to provide students with a balanced education, to facilitate geographic and cultural mobility, and to promote international understanding. These programs were created by teachers at the International School of Geneva, with assistance from several other international schools. Over 2,795 schools in 143 different countries worldwide offer IB DP.
Students who achieve: scores of 5, 6, or 7 on the Higher Level International Baccalaureate (IB) Examinations may be awarded credits in each Higher Level exam. Students who complete the entire IB Diploma will be awarded a total of 30 credits.
No credit awards are provided for scores less than 5 on the Higher Level International Baccalaureate (IB) Examinations or any Lower Level International Baccalaureate (IB) Examinations.