The JIS curriculum aims to develop passionate, inquisitive, and creative learners who embody our seven values and develop their learning dispositions. We teach students how to learn in systematic, explicit ways, developing their competencies to be resourceful, manage their own cognitive processes, and relate with others.
These principles put students at the center of teaching and learning, asserting that they should experience a curriculum that engages and challenges them, is forward-looking and inclusive.
JIS is proud to offer three outstanding internationally recognized programs of study: the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, the IB Career-related Programme, and the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) Program. Here you will find information comparing these three great programs.
IB Diploma Programme
International Baccalaureate (IB®) is a two-year pre-university program leading either to the IB Diploma or to separate IB subject certificates, depending on the student's plans for further education. A highly respected academic program, the IB is recognized by colleges and universities in nearly 90 countries across six continents.
IB Career-Related Programme
The International Baccalaureate (IB®) Career-Related Programme is designed for students who want to dedicate themselves to career-related learning fostering lifelong, transferable skills in applied ethics, intercultural understanding, critical and creating thinking, effective communication, and personal development.
The College Board's Advanced Placement (AP®) is a rigorous academic program that allows academically prepared high school students to study and learn at the college level. Each AP course is modeled on a comparable college course.