International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Walden School of Liberal Arts is an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Walden School of Liberal Arts believes is important for our students.

What is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme?

The IBDP is a rigorous program of study that prepares high school juniors and seniors to excel in college and career.  A comprehensive, holistic program, the Diploma Programme places students at the center of their own education and encourages them to develop socially, emotionally, and academically.  IBDP students gain global perspective and choose to make a positive difference in the world.

IBDP students learn to think creatively and critically. They become exceptional writers with strong communication and presentation skills. IBDP students learn how to tackle significant projects independently and collaboratively.

What makes a student a good IB Diploma Programme Candidate?  An IBDP student is:

  • Engaged in life and learning
  • academically capable
  • highly motivated
  • hard working and resilient
  • curious and open-minded
  • kind and  ethical
  • brave, reflective, & determined

If you don't have all of these characteristics, yet, we'll work together to help you develop them!

Download the IBDP Handbook