• Welcome Back to the 2020-2021 School Year!
    Celebrating the 20th year of successful BGHS IB Program graduates!
    Please check the program calendar for upcoming events, including the May 2021 IB Exam registration and fee payment due dates.
    IB Students - please check the ManageBac Calendar for updates on IB activities, Extended Essay due dates, meeting dates, and other important information.
    IB Program Information Night for Grades 6-8 - Thursday November 19, 6-7:30 pm.  (more information to follow)
    The latest update on the IBO response to COVID-19 and support for the 2020-2021 school year and May 2021 Examinations is provided here.   
    The International Baccalaureate Organization
    is a non-profit educational foundation based in Switzerland, that offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program for students in the final years of high school. The IBO provides curriculum and assessment development, teacher training and information seminars, electronic, and other services to over 5000 participating schools in more than 140 countries. There are currently 33 IB schools in Arizona offering 40 programs from Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma. Barry Goldwater High School received its IB charter in 1999. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is an honors program with a comprehensive and rigorous liberal arts curriculum, leading to examinations in the junior and senior years. It is designed for the academically talented student willing to work hard in a very structured setting.  Join our program in 2020-2021 as BGHS celebrates 20 successful years offering the IB Diploma Program to our community. 


    The Barry Goldwater High School International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is accepting students from the Deer Valley School District and from other districts. Our enrollment is not capped and all students who qualify for the program will be accepted. Students who apply to IB may be in 8th, 9th or 10th grades. For more information, please contact Joe Stempniewski, BGHS IB coordinator.


    Joe Stempniewski
    BGHS IB Coordinator


      International Baccalaureate Program
    2021-2022 REGISTRATION
    Open Now! 
    Plan to attend the Nov. 19, 2020 Informaton Night (watch for details posted on this site in October)


    Trevor Jacklin
    BGHS Assistant IB Coordinator

    For Upcoming IB Events click on the IB Events Calendar located on the left side of this page.