High School Diploma
All ISPS students who successfully complete the prescribed course of study receive an accredited High School Diploma. Students pursuing this qualification choose from a substantial range of traditional and contemporary subjects to create their own uniquely stimulating programmes.
Preparing for the Future
Students in grades 9 to 12 work towards earning a US High School Diploma. Courses in the High School are college preparatory courses with Advanced Placement (AP) courses available. Students in grades 9 and 10 complete years 4 and 5 of the IB MYP program, including the Personal Project. Students in 11th and 12th grade engage in the AP Program, and other college preparatory courses.
In order to obtain a High School Diploma from ISPS, students must earn a minimum of 26 credits while enrolled in grades 9-12. Of these, 16 must be from the core academic areas of English, Math, Science, Social Science and Modern Languages according to the table below.
In addition to these, students must complete 2 credits in PE.
In grades 9 and 10 students’ complete years 4 and 5 of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP). In Grades 11 and 12, the high school has a wide array of College Board approved Advanced Placement (AP) courses available (essentially 1st year college level classes).
- Frank Huerta, Middle School Principal