ibOur IB Diploma Program (DP) offers students the opportunity to engage in the world renowned IB College Prep Program. The DP affords students with a rigorous educational pathway that prepares them for success in College. Our DP graduates have attended universities from Stanford to Notre Dame and from Brown University to our own in-state universities. We look forward to working with each of our graduates as we live up to our motto "We Make College Dreams Come True!"

Below our the many IB Diploma courses that are available for IB DP and CP students for their juniors and senior years:

Group 1: English

  • IB Literature HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)
  • IB Literature SL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)

Group 2: World Language

  • Spanish, French or Chinese Ab Initio SL (Seniors only, offered in the level 3 language course, 1 year/credit)
  • IB Spanish, IB French or IB Chinese SL (Honors course, 1 year/credit)
  • IB Chinese SL 2 (Honors course, 1 year/credit, optional study beyond Chinese SL)
  • IB Spanish HL  (Honors course, 2 years/credits)

Group 3: Societies and Individuals

  • IB Business HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits, satisfies MPS Econ credit requirement)
  • IB Economics SL (Honors course, 1 year/credit, satisfies MPS Econ and Gov't credit requirements)
  • IB History of the Americas HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits, MPS elective credit )
  • IB Political Thought SL (Honors course, 1 year/credit, satisfies MPS Econ and Gov't credit requirements)
  • IB Psychology SL (Honors course, 1 year/credit, MPS elective credit )
  • IB Psychology HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits, MPS elective credit )

Group 4: Sciences

  • IB Biology SL (Honors course, 1 year/credit)
  • IB Biology HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)
  • IB Chemistry SL (Honors course, 1 year/credit)
  • IB Chemistry HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)
  • IB Environmental Systems and Societies SL (Honors course, 1 year/credit)
  • IB Physics HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)
  • IB Computer Science SL (Honors course, 1 years/credit, MPS CTE/elective credit )
  • IB Design Technology SL (Honors course, 1 years/credit, MPS CTE/elective credit )

Group 5: Mathematics

  • IB Math Analysis SL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)
  • IB Math Analysis HL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)
  • IB Math Applications SL (Honors course, 2 years/credits)

Group 6: Elective (Honors course, 1 year/credit)

  • IB Music SL
  • Note: DP students may take another group 3 or 4 subject to fulfill the group 6 requiment

TOK / EE / CAS

  • TOK (Theory of Knowledge) is a required 1 year honors (philosophy) course that satisfies the MPS fine art credit. It is offered the spring semester of the junior year and the fall semester of the senior.
  • EE (Extended Essay) is a written research paper that DP students complete with the support of an advisor from the spring of their junior year to the fall of their senior year. 
  • CAS (Creativity/Activity/Service) helps ensure our DP students maintain a well-balanced education by completing approximately 50hours in each of these areas throughout their junior and senior years.