Robbinsdale Area Schools

International Baccalaureate (IB)

IB Middle Years Programme (IB MYP)

The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.  The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) is offered to students in 6th through 10th grade., offers an educational approach that embraces yet transcends traditional school subjects. The IB MYP is offered at Robbinsdale Middle School and Cooper High School. 

Students in the MYP study all the major disciplines, including Language and Literature, Individuals and Societies, Sciences, Mathematics, Arts-Visual and Performing, Design, and Physical and Health Education. The MYP seeks to help students make connections between disciplines to give them a broader perspective, and encourages them to participate actively in their communities.

IB Diploma Programme (IB DP)

The Diploma Programme (DP) is a challenging two-year curriculum for students in 11th and 12th grade and is offered at Cooper High School.

Students learn not only the necessary information to be accomplished in any subject area, but they also learn how to deal with new information and situations in those areas. The IB programme teaches them to:  

  • ask challenging questions
  • learn how to learn
  • develop a strong sense of their own identity and culture
  • develop the ability to communicate with and understand people from other countries and cultures

More information

For more information, please visit Cooper High School's website.