In LISD, this advanced option is open to any interested high school juniors (11th grade) and seniors (12th grade), though it is only offered at Leander High School and Vandegrift High School (pending authorization in 2018).
Students interested in pursuing the IB Diploma should INDICATE INTEREST THROUGH COMPLETION OF THIS FORM.
● Read through the the IB Website FAQ’s● Acknowledge understanding of and adherence to IB DP procedures and guidelines included in this form● Transfer students: see Transfer Information section below for other steps and documentation
9th Grade IB STUDENT SCHEDULE
Required Course Work:1. Advanced or QUEST English 12. Advanced Biology 3. Advanced Geometry (Algebra I in 8th grade is strongly recommended, but not required)4. AP Human Geography5. French 1/ Latin 1/Spanish 1 /Advanced Spanish 26. Professional Communications
Student Choice:7. PE/ Fine Art8. Student Choice
10th Grade IB STUDENT SCHEDULE
Required Course Work:1.Advanced or QUEST English 22. Advanced Chemistry3. Advanced Algebra 2 (or Advanced Geometry)4. AP World History5. Advanced Latin,Advanced French or Advanced Spanish
Student Choice:6. PE/ Fine Art7. Student Choice8. Student Choice
IBO.ORG HONOR CODE http://www.ibo.org/globalassets/digital-tookit/brochures/academic-honesty-ib-en.pdf
VHS IB HONOR CODE:https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=bGVhbmRlcmlzZC5vcmd8dmFuZGVncmlmdC1pYi1wcm9ncmFtbWV8Z3g6YzRhM2JjZGExNzI4MjM4
Therefore, in order to enroll in the DP program in Leander ISD, all incoming students (and parent/guardian) must read and agree to abide by the Vandegift HS IB Honor Code.
TRANSPORTATION INFORMATIONIB bus routes are determined each year based on transfers to Vandegrift for the IB program, and IB bus stops will be provided throughout the district to students who request it on this form. If you indicate this, the IB DP Coordinator will be in touch in August about the bus number, route, and stop, and the routes will also be posted on the Vandegrift IB websites. Please indicate here, ONLY IF YOU ARE A TRANSFER STUDENT, if you want to request transportation on an IB Bus in the 2018-19 school year.
I acknowledge that:
● I read through the IB Website FAQ’s.● I want to pursue the IB Diploma. I have signed up for the required coursework, and I understand that I must remain on the IB path to stay in the program.● I have read the IB Honor Code and VHS IB Honor Code, and I will abide by them.● (If a transfer student): I understand that if I do not remain in all required classes, I will return to my home campus at the end of the current six weeks.● Any freshman or sophomore that drops from an an advanced course to an on-level course in any core area will automatically be dropped from the IB Diploma Programme.