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What is the IB program?

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at Conklin is offered for students K-5, with the exception of the 2024-2025 school year, which will include 6th grade for one year.
The IB program develops inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through education that builds intercultural understanding and respect.

Students who would benefit from the International Baccalaureate Program

  • Independent learner

  • Curious and Creative

  • Enjoy projects

  • Works well in a team

  • Interested in learning Spanish

What makes the program unique?

  • Internationally recognized.

  • Students think globally, and develop respect for all cultures.

  • Subjects are not taught in isolation, but are connected to each other through six themes.

  • Students ask challenging questions, think critically and learn skills across all subject areas.

  • Students take responsibility for their own learning.
  • Students are active in their communities and take their learning beyond the classroom.
  • Students learn another language. The IB program includes a Spanish component for all students and continues in its Spanish speaking (TBE) classrooms.

How to apply

A kindergarten lottery is held in January to early March. Students interested in grades K-5 can complete an interest form to be put on a waitlist. Apply for the IB program.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Have Questions?

Maren Reid
IB Coordinator
Mrs. Sarah Brenner
IB Principal