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Discover Bend High’s International Baccalaureate Program

The program aims to develop students who have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge, who flourish physically, intellectually, and ethically.

Article Date: Dec 18, 2023

The IB mission is to "develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect."

Parents and 8th-10th graders are invited to attend our BSH IB Information Night on Monday, January 8 at 6:30 PM in the Bend High Auditorium. There will be an overview of the IB Programme’s philosophy and what is required to be an IB Diploma candidate. Following the presentation, there will be an exhibit showcasing current IB Diploma students’ experiences. The IB Coordinators and IB students will be available to answer questions.

The BSH IB Programme is a priority consideration for Bend-LaPine Schools. If you do not reside in the BSH boundary you will need to fill out an Area Change Request (ACR) form. Acceptance into the Bend High School will be based on space and availability. ACR forms must be turned in by January 19, 2024. For more information about ACR’s, go to the Bend-LaPine ACR site.

Bend High School is proud to be an IB World School, part of a network of 5,000 schools in 159 countries. Bend High IB coursework is open to ALL 11th and 12th-grade students. We encourage students and families to pursue our most rigorous, college and career preparatory classes, many of which will translate into college credits.