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Educational success starts here!

Mesa Public Schools is now authorized to offer the International  Baccalaureate (IB) program for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. MPS is the first district in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area providing a globally-recognized highly rigorous IB curriculum for elementary school, junior high and high school students.  

Mesa's K-12 IB program generates student success through:

  • A focus on inquiry learning, holistic approaches, multi-cultural awareness, international-mindedness, diversity and global themes.
  • A comprehensive instructional program for highly performing and excelling students.
  • Advanced honors coursework offerings in all content areas, significant research requirements, and community service involvement.
  • Foreign language study options in Spanish, French and Mandarin Chinese.

Mesa Public Schools' IB programs are offered through open enrollment to students in Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, and other East Valley communities. All talented, excelling, highly-motivated students seeking excellence in learning are welcome to apply for admission to this exciting international educational experience. Through IB, MPS truly provides a "private school education in a public school setting!"

Authorized IB schools:

Mesa Academy
MYP: Grades 4 - 8

Summit Academy
PYP: Grades K-6
MYP: Grades 7 - 8 

Westwood High 
MYP: Grades 9 -10
DP: Grades 11 - 12

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