Boarding Schools with IB Programs

Updated May 18, 2017 |
Boarding Schools with IB Programs
The International Baccalaureate programmes cover the entire K-12 spectrum with three distinct educational curricula. In this article, we focus on American private high schools which offer the Diploma Programme.
The International Baccalaureate covers the entire K-12 spectrum with three distinct educational curricula. In this article, we focus on American private schools which offer the Diploma Programme. This rigorous course of studies targets high school students ages 16-19.  Colleges and universities the world over recognize the IB Diploma. The International Baccalaureate organization must authorize schools before they can be designated an IB school. The adherence to a strict set of standards and protocols is essentially what makes the IB Diploma so valuable. Let's take a look at boarding schools which offer the IB Diploma Programme. 

Annie Wright School, Tacoma, WA

Founded in 1884
Number of students: 192
Grades 9-12. Girls
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational

Annie Wright School has a PK-8 division which is coeducational. The high school is for girls only.  The campus is located on 10 acres in the north end of Tacoma. The school has been an IB school since 2009. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Annie Wright Schools profile.  

Cheshire Academy, Cheshire, CT

Founded in 1794
Number of students: 400
Grades 8-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


Cheshire Academy is situated on 102 acres in the historic Connecticut town of Cheshire. The school has been an IB school since 2011. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Cheshire Academy profile.

EF Academy New York, Thornwood, NY

Founded in 2005
Number of students: 780
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


EF Academy is located on a 100 acre campus in the hamlet of Thornwood which is in Mount Pleasant, New York. The Academy is about an hour north of Manhattan. The school has been an IB school since 2009. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the EF Academy profile.

George School, Newtown, PA

Founded in 1893
Number of students: 540
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Society of Friends


George School is situated on 240 acres in Newtown which is a few miles west of Trenton, New Jersey. The school has been an IB school since 1984. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the George School profile.  

Mercyhurst Preparatory School, Erie, PA

Founded in 1926
Number of students: 545
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic


Mercyhurst Preparatory School is located on 7 acres in the city of Erie, which is in northwestern Pennsylvania. The school has been an IB school since 1985. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Mercyhurst Preparatory School profile.  

New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH

Founded in 1821
Number of students: 325
Grades 9-12, PG. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


New Hampton School is set on a 350-acre campus in the town of New Hampton which is about 100 miles northwest of Boston. The school has been an IB school since 2010. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the New Hampton School profile.

North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, FL

Founded in 1957
Number of students: 1550
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


North Broward Preparatory School is located on an 80 acre campus in Coconut Creek which is about an hour north of Miami. The school has been an IB school since 2008. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the North Broward Preparatory School profile. 

Rancho Solano Preparatory School, Scottsdale, AZ

Founded in 1954
Number of students: 575
Grades 8-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


Rancho Solano Preparatory School is located about 25 miles northeast of Phoenix in the city of Scottsdale. The school has been an IB school since 2010. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Rancho Solano Preparatory School profile

Saint Andrew's School, Boca Raton, FL

Founded in 1961
Number of students: 575
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal


Saint Andrew's School is located on 28 acres in Boca Raton which is about half an hour north of Miami. The school has been an IB school since 2010. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Saint Andrew's School profile

Saint John's Preparatory School, Collegeville, MN

Founded in 1857
Number of students: 295
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Saint John's Preparatory School is located on an 82 acre campus in Collegeville, about an hour's drive northwest of Minneapolis-Saint Paul. The school has been an IB school since 2011.  For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Saint John's Preparatory School profile.

St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, MD
 
Founded in 1832
Number of students: 200
Grades 9-12. Girls
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

St. Timothy's School is located on 145 acres in the community of Stevenson about 15 miles north of downtown Baltimore. The school has been an IB school since 2006. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the St. Timothy's School profile
 
Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Greenfield, MA

Founded in 1869
Number of students: 142
Grades 7-12. Girls
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


Stoneleigh-Burnham School is situated on 100 acres in the town of Greenfield in western Massachusetts,  about an hour north of Hartford, Connecticut. The school has been an IB school since 2011. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Stoneleigh-Burnham School profile

THINK Global School, New York, NY
 
Founded in 2009
Number of students: 44
Grades 10-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


THINK Global School's campus is located on the upper East Side of Manhattan between 81st and 82nd Streets. The school has been an IB school since 2012. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the THINK Global School profile.  

Verde Valley School, Sedona, AZ
 
Founded in 1948
Number of students: 120
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


Verde Valley School is located on a 175-acre campus in Sedona, about 2 hours north of Phoenix. The school has been an IB school since 2007.  For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Verde Valley School profile.  

The Village School, Houston, TX

Founded in 1966
Number of students: 1728
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


The Village School is located on 28 acres west of downtown Houston. The school has been an IB school since 2010. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see The Village School profile

Villanova Preparatory School, Ojai, CA

Founded in 1924
Number of students: 250
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic


Villanova Preparatory School is located on 130 acres in the city of Ojai about 80 miles north west of Los Angeles. The school has been an IB school since 2015.  For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Villanova Preparatory School profile

Windermere Preparatory School, Windermere, FL

Founded in 2000
Number of students: 1380
Grades 9-12. Coeducational
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational


Windermere Preparatory School is a Nord Anglia school. The school is located on 48 acres in Windermere, about 20 miles west of Orlando. The school has been an IB school since 2008. For complete details regarding curriculum, sports, extracurricular activities, costs, and other information, see the Windermere Preparatory School profile.  

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