Applying to Join East IB

The Application Process

  • THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS begins November 1st for the upcoming school year & is due January 15, 2021. Please print a checklist to ensure you complete each required step.

    2021-22 IB Application Checklist

    2021-22 IB Application Schedule

    BEFORE scheduling a Shadow Visit please complete the online application.

    Visits scheduled before completing the online application will result in the shadow reservation being canceled & the spot opened up for others.

    Use the links below to apply to join East High IB in the order they appear:


    THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS begins November 1st for the upcoming school year. Middle School Recruitment Visits are scheduled between East IB & USD259 middle schools from November - December. Check with your student's middle school for the exact date/time they scheduled with us. Student/Parent Evening IB overview meetings will occur on December 9, 2020 & January 6, 2021 from 6pm - 7:00pm in the East High School Performing Arts Center. More information on the application process can be found on the IB Application Schedule .


    Applications will be available online on the East High IB Webpage November 1st.  The online applicationshadow visit reservationsadmissions testing reservations, as well as teacher references are only available to be completed online. Please note, however, that you might want to download the application checklist to insure you have completed all parts of the application process. 2021-22 IB Application Checklist 


    After completing the online application, a shadow visit can be scheduled, but is not required. Reserving your shadow date online using the links provided. There are a limited number of spots availble each day. 


    Admissions testing, which takes place each January, must be scheduled. Testing is a requirement for consideration for the East High IB program. You can schedule testing online by using the test reservation links.  


    All 7 application components are due by Friday, January 15, 2021.


    Applicants who complete all parts of the application process will receive notification by US mail if they have been selected to Pre-enroll in East High's IB Diploma Program. These letters will be mailed out on February 5th.

What makes IB Different from other programs?

  • What makes IB Different from other Programs?

    An IB education is unique because of its rigorous academic and personal standards. IB programmes challenge students to excel not only in their studies but also in their personal growth. The IB aims to inspire a lifelong quest for learning hallmarked by enthusiasm and empathy. To that end, the IB gathers a worldwide community of supporters who celebrate our common humanity and who share a belief that education can help to build a better world.


    The IB connects this higher purpose with the practical details of teaching and learning. A global community of IB World Schools put these principles into practice, developing standards for high-quality education to which they hold themselves mutually accountable. An IB education represents a testament to the power of this collaboration.


    The International Baccalaureate Diploma program is a comprehensive and rigorous college-preparatory program designed to meet the needs of academically talented and highly motivated high school students. Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva, Switzerland may offer the IB curriculum and allow their students to sit for IB examinations in hopes of earning an IB diploma. IB Students follow a prescribed course of study in six disciplines, sit for examinations in each discipline, and fulfill additional requirements of the program. Students enrolled in IB schools take the same curriculum and sit for the same examinations.


    IB World School students develop strong academic, social and emotional characteristics. They are also likely to perform well academically – often better than students on other programmes. There is more information about the performance of IB students on the IB programme pages at For example, students in the IB Diploma Programme (DP) are likely to enroll at top universities. For more information specific to East High check out our profile by clicking here. East High IB Profile


    The International Baccalaureate® (IB), and the Diploma Programme (DP) in particular, enjoys a high level of respect and recognition among the world’s higher education institutions. For students, success in the IB often results in advanced standing, course credit, scholarships, and other admissions related benefits at many universities.


    To learn more about IBO, visit its Web site,

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Last Modified on June 18, 2020