Magnolia West High School is pleased to be an authorized IB World School. We offer the prestigious IB Diploma Programme. The IB Diploma Programme is world-renowned for emphasizing critical thinking and developing highly independent thinkers.
Our first class of IB Diploma Students graduated in May 2018 and we were so proud they earned 23 IB Diplomas far exceeding all expectations. Though our Diploma numbers were fantastic, we were most proud of the grit and determination they showed while completing the program! We know this program will impact them for the rest of their lives and we can't wait to see all of the great things they will accomplish. They have left a legacy that will never be forgotten!
The IB Diploma Programme is excellent at preparing students for the rigors of college course work. Research has shown that IB Diploma students; have a 22% higher acceptance rate into college, up to a 13% higher acceptance rate into some Ivy League institutions, are more likely to attend college, earn higher GPAs while attending college, and have a higher graduation rates from college.
Any student that completes the IB Diploama Programme and receives the IB Diploma, is guaranteed a minimum of 24 credit hours at any public Texas University.
The IB Diploma Programme is open to all students that complete an application. The IB Diploma Programme is only for Juniors and Seniors. You may download an application from this website(see the side bar on the right) or see Mr. Day for one. Most students fill out an application and meet with Mr. Day in the Spring Semester of their Sophomore year to discuss if the program might be a good fit for them.
The Diploma Programme consists of the following:
Source: The IB Diploma Graduate Destinations Survey 2011 conducted by i-graduate International Insight Strictly copyright © IGI Services 2011