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IB schools

Posted by on May. 3, 2012 at 1:02 PM
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Anyone have their children in an IB school? Do you like it? Is it a magnet school or private? Oldest dd will be starting one for kindergarten this fall and we had the orientation yesterday.
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nomadbrat83
by Platinum Member on May. 3, 2012 at 2:07 PM

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by Platinum Member on May. 5, 2012 at 6:32 PM

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AngelMama6203
by on May. 5, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Our public elementary is an IB candidate school. I think the last I heard they decided not to pursue the IB status right now, but they're still using the IB curriculum.

ETA: There are some parents around here that think it's stupid and pointless, but I don't see a problem with it.

sugapie0305
by Member on May. 5, 2012 at 6:46 PM

My girls go to an IB elementry school and it's public magnet school. I like the school and the teachers there.



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frndlyfn
by Emerald Member on May. 5, 2012 at 7:09 PM

What is an IB school?  Please inform me.

nomadbrat83
by Platinum Member on May. 5, 2012 at 7:21 PM
My oldest will start an IB public magnet elementary in the fall. Do you like the curriculum? I work for DJJ and have juveniles in IB middle schools but didn't have much experience with them for elementary. This school my daughter will be going to is one of the most sought after in the area and gets very high marks. They also have Spanish and violin starting in kindergarten.

Quoting sugapie0305:

My girls go to an IB elementry school and it's public magnet school. I like the school and the teachers there.



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nomadbrat83
by Platinum Member on May. 5, 2012 at 7:22 PM
International Baccaluerette

Quoting frndlyfn:

What is an IB school?  Please inform me.

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baquick
by on May. 5, 2012 at 7:24 PM
international baccalaureate
School. Basically they are at learning stuff at least 1-2 grades ahead. In HS 9th grade they are doing 10-11th grade material. By senior year they are doing sophomore college level school work.

My HS was one although I wasn't in it, it sure did make for some amazing tutors.

Eta: it was the largest public school in our district. We have 7 hs's. One we has an emphasis on law, 2 were magnet, ours was IB and fine arts, one was medical. We also had Regulars, AP, fine arts endorsement and IB in our school. I've never heard of IB elementary classes. In out distinct you go to the magnet middle schools usually to prepare for the IB program. Its very very hard.


Quoting frndlyfn:

What is an IB school?  Please inform me.

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sugapie0305
by Member on May. 5, 2012 at 7:32 PM

My oldest is in 3rd grade and I do like the curriculum they have, but as the other mom says, it is further advanced.

Quoting nomadbrat83:

My oldest will start an IB public magnet elementary in the fall. Do you like the curriculum? I work for DJJ and have juveniles in IB middle schools but didn't have much experience with them for elementary. This school my daughter will be going to is one of the most sought after in the area and gets very high marks. They also have Spanish and violin starting in kindergarten.

Quoting sugapie0305:

My girls go to an IB elementry school and it's public magnet school. I like the school and the teachers there.




baquick
by on May. 5, 2012 at 7:35 PM
I wish the schools in my area did that. I would put ds in language and fine arts in a heart beat. The only thing they offer here is football when the kid is in the 3rd grade. Spanish in 7th grade lol. then again I'm in Texas. We live by our football LOL

Quoting nomadbrat83:

My oldest will start an IB public magnet elementary in the fall. Do you like the curriculum? I work for DJJ and have juveniles in IB middle schools but didn't have much experience with them for elementary. This school my daughter will be going to is one of the most sought after in the area and gets very high marks. They also have Spanish and violin starting in kindergarten.



Quoting sugapie0305:

My girls go to an IB elementry school and it's public magnet school. I like the school and the teachers there.



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