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What is the IB Programme?

The International Baccalaureate Organization was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1968 to help facilitate the international mobility of students preparing for university by providing a curriculum recognized by universities around the world. Since then, it has grown to make an IB education available to students of all ages. To find out more about the IB Organization, visit their website at:

Support the IB Boosters

Learn about the ways parents can support the Capuchino IB Programme, click below

IB Parent Boosters

IB World School

Capuchino IB Programme

At Capuchino High School, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme offers a rigorous curriculum that provides a holistic, international education to juniors and seniors. The curriculum is comprised of a traditional liberal arts core, accompanied by three additional program components: Theory of Knowledge, an interdisciplinary course, Extended Essay, a 4,000 word independently researched essay on a topic of special interest and the 150 hour CAS community service requirement. In addition, students will be assessed in subject areas.

Academic motivation is the key for student success in the IB Diploma Programme. A student with strong academic skills who is self-motivated and is willing to be challenged will benefit greatly from the Capuchino IB experience.


Senior IB Recognition Reception: Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Time: to be determined

Location: Little Theater

The reception will include a casual buffet, a tribute to IB teachers and special acknowledgments. More information will be posted on this event. Save the Date!

IB News: August 2015

08/18- IB Booster information Meeting; August 25Tuesday at the Library

08/17- Seniors, if you took an IB test last year and would like to access your IB scores, please see Ms. Juarez in the main office during lunch or after school.

11th & 12th Grade Parent Presentation

Thank you families for attending the Fall IB Parent Meeting for 11th and 12th graders. We had over 85 families represented. If you missed the meeting, please review presentation link for more information: IB Parent 11 & 12 _Fall 2014.pdf 

Experience the Diploma Programme

The video Experience the Diploma Programme features students from the United States discussing what it is like to be a DP student and their aspirations for after high school.

IB Parent Tours

Parents who are interested in visiting IB classes during the school day may reserve a spot on our parent tours. Margarita Navarro, AP and Sylvia Juarez, IB Assistant will lead the IB Parent Tours. Reservation required.

Tour Schedule:      

*You will receive a confirmation by email.To reserve, please email Sylvia Juarez at with the following information:

  • Parent’s name
  • Student’s current school
  • Telephone number
  • Preferred tour date

IB Program Administrator

Navarro, Margarita
Assistant Principal

IB Coordinator

Lopez-Schmitt, Martee

IB Assistant

Juarez, Sylvia
IB Program Assistant

IB Programme Locker

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IB Forms

IB Summerfest Daily Evaluation

All Things Extended Essay                                                                                                                                                                   

CAS Packet

IB Deadlines

Mark these dates on your calendar!


Registration for IB Exams - Friday, November (additional fees will apply after this date)

Paperwork for funding - Friday, October

Paperwork for families requesting ...more

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