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Internationally Recognized Programs International Baccalaureate Programme (IB)

International Baccalaureate Programme (IB)

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme:

  • develops “internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world” (From the IB Learner Profile)
  • encourages students to participate in creative and service-oriented activities, while reflecting on a personal and academic level

The IB Diploma Programme provides students an opportunity to:

  • use Grades 11 and 12 for intensive university preparation
  • receive a year’s worth of academic credit upon entry to the University of Calgary (for IB Diploma students)

Frequently asked questions and answers about IB

IB Registration

Grade 9 students interested in registering the IB Programme must submit all parts of their completed registration to their designated IB school by January 14, 2019.

IB Open House Schedule

Our schools generally hold IB open houses in the fall and early winter. If there are upcoming events, they will be listed at the bottom of this page.


Designated CBE IB high schools

Students registering the IB Programme in English attend their designated IB school based on the CBE Administrative Areas in which they reside. Students in Areas 3 and 6 please consult Find a School or the nearest high school on the following chart.


Geographic Area* High Schools Offering IB in English IB with French Immersion IB-Career Programme​​


Sir Winston Churchill
5220 Northland Drive NW


​​​​​​​Lester B. Pearson

Offers the International Baccalaureate Career Programme and is open to all students in the CBE. 

Students in the IB-Career Programme earn a combination Alberta High School Diploma and an IB-CP Certificate in their career field of choice. ​​

John G. Diefenbaker
6620 - 4 Street NW


​3 Please consult Find a School


Lester B. Pearson
3020 - 52 Street NE

Lester B. Pearson 

Offers opportunities to earn a combination of French Immersion and IB course certificates.  

​5 Henry Wise Wood
910 - 75 Avenue SW
​6 Please consult Find a School


Western Canada
641 - 17 Avenue SW

Western Canada

Offers a full Diploma Programme in French Immersion.    

Offers combination of French Immersion and IB course certificates.


 IB Upcoming Events

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