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Global Academy of Phoenix Earns IB Stamp of Approval

The Global Academy of Phoenix (GAP), Alhambra’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Candidate School, received IB accreditation for the Middle Years Programme (MYP) last week. This means GAP is now considered an IB World School. 

We are so proud of this accomplishment. Visit alhambraesd.org/gap to reserve a seat in one of their dynamic K-8 classes. Classes fill quickly!  

Learn more about what IB is below:

What is IB?

International Bacculrate, or IB, is a non-profit educational foundation that offers “four programmes of international education that aid the development of intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.”

Learn more about IB here: https://www.ibo.org/about-the-ib/ 

What is the MYP Programme?

IB’s MYP Programme encourages students ages 11 to 16 to “make practical connections between their studies and the real world, preparing them for success in further study and in life.”

Learn more about the MYP Programme here: https://www.ibo.org/programmes/middle-years-programme/what-is-the-myp/ 

What is an IB World School?

To be an IB World School means GAP has adapted and successfully demonstrated a commitment towards meeting all the standards, practices, and requirements in developing the MYP Programme as stipulated by the International Baccalaureate Organization.