International Baccalaureate in UCPS

  • Union County Public Schools offers the International Pathway Program for 9th and 10th graders at CATA and Marvin Ridge HS and the IB Diploma Programme for 11th and 12th graders at Marvin Ridge HS.  

    • Students living in the Marvin Ridge attendance area have access to the Pathway Program and IB Diploma Programme at Marvin Ridge High School.
    • Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, rising 9th graders in attendance areas other than Marvin Ridge have access to the International Pathway Program at Central Academy of Technology and Arts.

    Central Academy of Technology and Arts is a Candidate School* for the Diploma Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Central Academy of Technology and Arts believes is important for our students.

    *Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP).  Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org

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    Program models in UCPS:

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    CATA is a Candidate School* for the Diploma Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that CATA believes is important for our students. 

    *Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP).  Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org

    For additional information about the lottery timeline for entrance into CATA, please visit CATA's website.

    Information for Prospective Students at Marvin Ridge HS:

    For details about the Diploma Programme, please visit the IBO website.