• Washington Middle School is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB)  Middle Years Programme and 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 programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.

    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.

    Washington Middle School Mission Statement

    Washington Middle School aims to develop caring, knowledgeable, and curious students who help create a better and more peaceful world through respect and understanding of many cultures and engaging in community action.

    Vision Statement

    Washington Middle School uses Approaches to Learning (ATL) and a team approach to recognize and respect the transitional nature of middle school students.  We support and develop the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical needs of our students. We are committed to a quality IB academic program, a positive social experience, and open communication with our community.  Staff is dedicated to supporting students in building a community of productive, caring citizens.

    Watch this video to learn more about IB's Middle Years Programme.

    What is the MYP?

    Google Slide Show from IB Open House

    Google Document from IB Open House