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International Baccalaureate Program

Our school is proud to offer students an opportunity to participate in The International Baccalaureate Program!

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a worldwide, nonprofit education program founded to give all students, ages from 3-19, the opportunity to receive an education fit for a globalizing world.
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Becoming an IB World School

In order to offer one or more International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes of education, schools must complete an authorization process. Once they have been authorized, they are known as
IB World Schools.

IB Mission Statement

The International Baccalaureate® aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate, and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.


BCHS Mission,Vision & Belief Statements

 Mission Statement - Each student leaves equipped for a world of possibilities.


Vision Statement - BCPS will ignite a passion for learning that leads to excellence.


Belief Statements

Preparing students for their best future We believe that how we teach is as important as what we teach: building positive relationships fostering unwavering perseverance preparing students to be ready for life after high school putting kids first providing an engaging learning environment and opportunities.


Student Performance
We believe that all students, regardless of their ability or socioeconomic status, are entitled to a positive learning environment and will graduate college and career-ready.

Stakeholder Engagement
We believe that the education of our students is the shared responsibility of the home, school, and community.

Organizational Effectiveness
We believe that students learn best in a safe and orderly environment nurtured by highly qualified teachers who facilitate effective instructional methods. We believe students should be provided with the necessary tools needed to improve their individual performance and achieve high academic standards.

Continuous Improvement
We believe continuous professional development of teachers can provide our students with a challenging, diverse, and relevant curriculum. We believe that our students will be able to communicate effectively, think critically, and act responsibly; these high expectations will promote academic excellence and success.

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers a continuum of international education through four challenging, high quality educational programmes.

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The IB Continuum

Benefits If the IB Programme

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Our school participates in the Career-related Programme, which is one of the newest programmes


The career-related program offers students the opportunity to develop career-critical skills within a challenging academic framework. It combines coursework from the IB diploma program with a hands-on, individualized curriculum and is currently offered in 27 countries.Read more...

What the CP offers students? Watch this video to find out more....

Who is the CP for?

The CP is designed for students interested in pursuing a career-related education in the final two years of secondary school. It provides them with an excellent foundation to support their further studies as well as ensure their preparedness for success in the workforce. More on this...
Would you like to know more? Fill out this questionnaire and someone from the faculty will contact you.IB CP Questionnaire
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