Celebrating the 21st year of successful BGHS IB Program graduates!
     • Principled    • Balanced   •  Knowledgeable     •  Caring    •    Thinkers     •   Inquirers     •  Open-Minded      •  Communicators     •  Reflective    •  Risk-Takers
    Bridget Romero

    Bridget Romero
    BGHS IB Program Coordinator


    The International Baccalaureate Organization

    IBO 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 43 IB schools in Arizona offering 62 programs from Primary Years, Middle Years, Diploma and Career-Related Program. Barry Goldwater High School received its IB charter in 2000. 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.   BGHS celebrates more than 20 successful years offering the IB Diploma Program to our community. We are 1 of just 7 MYP Partnership schools in Arizona.  We are also excited to be growing and introducing the BGHS IB Career-Related Programme.


    Ali Murray


    Ali Murray
    BGHS Gifted Specialist


    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. We are excited to accept students who apply to MYP/IB in 8th, 9th or 10th grades.  Students in 11th and 12th grade will be IB DP Candidates and may need to have fulfilled Pre-IB DP requirements to be considered. For more information, please contact us.


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