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International Baccalaureate

About IB

As a non-profit educational foundation, IB’s mission is to create a better world through education by offering international education. The program focuses on intellectual, personal, emotional, and social skills needed to live, learn, and work in a rapidly globalizing world. Learn more about IB.

IB is an optional two-year program of rigorous learning during a student’s junior and senior years. Students can choose to be IB Diploma Candidates or they can choose course in more of an a la cart fashion. Many universities offer college credit for IB courses taken in high school.

Attention Senior IB Students: Fill out this form if you would like your IB scores sent to you college or university. Each candidate is allowed one free IB transcript to be sent to a U.S. college or university. Transcripts cannot be sent without consent. After July 1, all candidates will have to request and pay for a transcript to be sent. Please fill this form out ASAP, and be sure to use your school issued account to complete the form.


  • 496: Seats occupied in 18 IB classes
  • 28: IB Trained Employees
  • 17: Class of 2018 IB Diploma Candidates
  • 31: Class of 2019 IB Diploma Candidates
  • 21: Class of 2020 IB Diploma Candidates
  • 19: Class of 2021 IB Diploma Candidates

To learn more about all of the course programs offered at NDA, visit our curriculum page.

International Baccalaureate