Advanced Placement (AP)
Advanced Placement Open House Schedule (2013-2014)
Advanced Placement Brochure (PDF)
IB/AP Ad (PDF)
The Advanced Placement (AP) Program® fosters excellence in student achievement. Students who take AP® are challenged to think for themselves and to engage the world critically and analytically in and outside of the classroom. The AP® Program prepares students for future success. Students can earn advanced credit or advanced standing at thousands of colleges and universities on the basis of their AP® achievements.
The Calgary Board of Education offers the AP® program in ten high schools:
For more information on the Advanced Placement Program, follow this link to The Advanced Placement (AP) Program website.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme is a rigorous pre-university course of studies which meets the needs of highly motivated high school students. General objectives of the IB programme are to provide students with a balanced education, to facilitate geographic and cultural mobility and to promote international understanding through a shared academic experience. Both the IB Certificate and the IB Diploma programmes are offered.
The IB programme provides students an opportunity to:
- utilize Grades 11 and 12 for intensive university preparation
- undertake rigorous pre-university courses
- receive a year’s worth of academic credit upon entry to the University of Calgary (for IB Diploma students)
- promote international understanding through shared academic experience.
Many IB courses and exams are available. The CBE also offers French Immersion IB.
Business and Management
The Calgary Board of Education offers the IB programme in each Area. The application process occurs prior to the annual high school transfer deadline, as referenced in the Application forms below.
International Baccalaureate Open House Schedule (2013-2014)
Map of IB Program Locations for 2013-2014 (pdf)
*To determine which Area you live in, please follow this link: Residential Districts sorted by Area
French Immersion IB
For more information on the International Baccalaureate Programme, follow this link to the International Baccalaureate Organization's website, IBO Home Page
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