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International Baccalaureate Candidate School

International Baccalaureate (IB) 
Jonesboro High School is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP).  This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School.  IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programs of international education that share a powerful vision. 
 
Clayton County Public Schools Vision/Mission
Vision

The vision of CCPS is to prepare ALL graduates to have the skills to pursue and accomplish college, post-secondary training, and/or career opportunities in order to live and compete successfully in a global society. 
 
Mission
The mission of CCPS is to empower scholars to achieve academic, professional and personal goals by providing equitable access and experiences that build skills in literacy, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration. 
 

IB Mission Statement
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.  These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org