International Baccalaureate Program
North High School
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an honors program with a comprehensive and rigorous liberal arts curriculum leading to examinations in the junior and senior years It is designed for the academically talented students willing to work hard in a very structured program.
North High School International Baccalaureate (IB) students are admitted to some of the most prestigious universities in the U.S. including Harvard, Stanford, Tale, Princeton, the University of Chicago, the Air Force Academy, West Point, Brown, Wellesley, Scripps, UCLA, Whittier College, Cornell University, Pomona, Harvey Mudd, Pepperdine, Columbia, and New York University to name a few. Moreover, North High IB students have earned eight prestigious Flinn Scholarships, as well as over 175 National Merit Scholarships. Because of the high achievements of the IB students, North High has been named one of Newsweek’s Top 1,000 High Schools. Not surprisingly, North’s highly coveted IB students earn millions of dollars in scholarships each year.
The International Baccalaureate program is designed for the academically talented student willing to work hard in a very structured program. It is an honors program with a comprehensive and rigorous liberal arts curriculum leading to examinations in the junior and senior years. The general objectives of the IB are to provide college-bound students with a well-balanced education; to facilitate geographic and cultural mobility; and to promote international understanding through a shared academic experience.Note: Betty Fairfax also has an International Baccalaureate Program but it is not considered a Magnet program.