Class of 2024 Diploma Programme Information
Dear Class of 2024 Parents/Guardians:
Bloomfield Hills High School is a fully-authorized Diploma Programme school of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB). The IB Diploma Programme is a challenging, optional two-year curriculum that leads to a qualification which is widely recognized by the world’s leading universities. This rigorous academic Programme prepares students for university life and encourages them to ask challenging questions, learn how to learn, develop a strong sense of their own identity and culture, and develop the ability to communicate with and understand people from other cultures.
Eighth grade students interested in the IB Diploma Programme should fill out this linked Google form to indicate interest. Counselors and the IB Coordinator can support each student in ninth and tenth grade to ensure they remain on the proper course pathway to begin the IB Diploma Programme in eleventh grade.
It is recommended that eighth grade students interested in the IB Diploma Programme schedule into the following classes for ninth grade:
- Writing Through World Literature I
- Algebra 1, Geometry, or Algebra 2 (honors where appropriate)
- Spanish, French, German or Chinese 200
- Any Visual Art or Music
- World History
- Any Business, Engineering, or PE class
If you are interested in the Diploma Programme, please contact:
Administrative Assistant of IB and Postsecondary Programs
IB Diploma Programme Presentation
Additional information is also located on the International Baccalaureate webpage.