Farmington Schools hosts additional IB program meeting

Farmington Public Schools’ International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme will host an Information Night on Wednesday, January 9, 6:30 p.m., in the LGI room at East Middle School, 25000 Middlebelt Rd. in Farmington Hills.

The meeting will be geared towards those students that are currently in eighth grade moving into ninth grade.

The IB Programme is designed for highly motivated students interested in earning the IB Diploma, or taking individual IB Courses, in addition to their high school diploma. Students are able to participate in student activities such as clubs, sports, school musicals, and plays right in their high school.

Meeting topics will include:

  • General overview of IB and its benefits
  • How to earn an IB Diploma
  • What IB courses are offered
  • The difference between AP (Advanced Placement) and IB courses
  • How to apply and start on an IB Pathway in 9th grade

An online application is available at farmington.k12.mi.us/domain/1050. A hard-copy application is available at the Lewis Schulman Administrative Center, 32500 Shiawassee, Farmington.

Some highlights for the IB Class of 2018 include:

The Programme is home to a Presidential Scholar, six National Merit finalists, and six National Merit commended students. All IB Diploma students scored in the 90th percentile on the SAT, and IB students were offered more than $8,000,000 in scholarships.

On Monday, January 14, the District will also host an IB Continuum Information meeting to provide families with a brief overview of the district’s current and future K-12 IB options. The meeting will be held at Farmington High School, 32000 Shiawassee, Farmington and will begin at 7 p.m.

– Press release