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Academic Programs offered at the French American International School / International High School in San Francisco. For more information go to www.

Academic Programs offered at the French American International School / International High School in San Francisco. For more information go to www.

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  • 1. ONE OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE, CHALLENGING AND INTELLECTUALLY STIMULATING COURSES OF STUDY AVAILABLE
  • 2. INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM
    www.internationalsf.org/IB
    TRIPS & EXCHANGES PROGRAM
    www.internationalsf.org/TRAVEL
    CONTACT
    Antoine Delaitre
    IB Coordinator – Director of Exchanges
    antoined@frenchamericansf.org
    (415) 558 2074
  • 3. MAIN HIGH SCHOOL TRACKS IN THE U.S.
    UNIVERSITY
    IB DIPLOMA
    HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
    HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
    HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
    IB DIPLOMA PROGRAM
    12TH GRADE
    AP
    AP
    11TH GRADE
    11TH GRADE
    AP
    STUDENT RETREAT
    10TH GRADE
    10TH GRADE
    10TH GRADE
    9TH GRADE
    9TH GRADE
    9TH GRADE
    STUDENT RETREAT
    “REGULAR” HIGH SCHOOLS
    AP COURSES
    IB DIPLOMA
  • 4. PRE-IB COURSES IN GRADE 9-10
    Community
    Service
    Selection of IB courses at the end of Grade 10
  • 5. A rigorous college-preparatory program:
    • Founded in 1968 in Geneva (Switzerland)
    • 6. Inspired by best European pedagogical practices
    • 7. Offers a balanced, multicultural, coherent curriculum
    • 8. Promotes international understanding, social responsibility, critical thinking and independent learning
    • 9. Recognized by universities in the U.S. and around the world
    Our long experience of the IB:
    • The IB was introduced at International in 1978
    • 10. International is the 91st of 2,000 “IB World Schools”
    • 11. The only “full IB Diploma” school in San Francisco
    An increasingly popular program:
    • Over 100,000 candidates worldwide
    • 12. Rapid growth in the U.S. (50% of worldwide candidates)
  • A TWO-YEAR PROGRAM IN GRADE 11-12
  • 13. TWO-YEAR IB COURSES OFFERED
    3 types of language courses:
    • Literature
    • 14. Literature and Language
    • 15. Language
    French
    Chinese
    Spanish
    Spanish
    Italian
    German
    • Art
    Visual Arts
    Theater
    Film
    Music
    • Second Experimental Science
    Chemistry
    • Second Social Science
    Economics
    Business & Management
    Information Technology
    • Third Language
    Spanish
    Italian
    Chinese
    German
    Literature
    ENGLISH
    2nd LANGUAGE
    ELECTIVE
    MATHEMATICS
    SOCIAL SCIENCE
    EXPERIMENTAL
    SCIENCE
    History (in English or French)
    Geography
    Business & Management (online)
    Information Technology (online)
    Standard Mathematics
    Intermediary Mathematics
    Advanced Mathematics
    Biology (in English or French)
    Physics (in English or French)
    Chemistry
    Environmental Studies
  • 16. STUDENT ASSESSMENT
    • Clear learning outcomes
    • 17. Criteria-based assessment
    • 18. Emphasis on critical thinking and research, not on Multiple-Choice Questionnaires
    • 19. Common expectations worldwide
    INTERNAL
    Independent Projects
    graded by our teachers
    (e.g. Orals, Lab Reports, Fieldwork)
    +
    Moderation of samples
    by IB examiners
    EXTERNAL
    Assignments and Projects
    graded by outside IB examiners
    (e.g. Extended Essay, Literature Essays, IB Exams)
  • 20. 9
    SCIENCES
    SOCIAL SCIENCES
    EE
    TOK
    CAS
    EE
    TOK
    CAS
    IB PROFILES:
    • BALANCED
    • 21. INDIVIDUALIZED
    • 22. BILINGUAL (optional)
    LANGUAGES
    ART
    EE
    TOK
    CAS
    EE
    TOK
    CAS
  • 23. 3 CORE REQUIREMENTS
    COLLEGE-LEVEL RESEARCH PAPER
    (4000 words max)
    EXTENDED ESSAY
    THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
    CREATIVITY-ACTION-SERVICE
    EPISTEMOLOGY COURSE
    (2 hrs/wk)
    OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM:
    ARTS, SPORTS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
    (minimum 50 hrs of each over 2 years)
  • 24. LEARNING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM: 10 TRIPS & EXCHANGES OFFERED EACH YEAR
    LINGUISTIC TRIPS
    (CLASSES + HOMESTAY)
    CULTURAL OR SERVICE TRIPS
    Recent destinations
    CULTURAL EXCHANGES
    • Students can select one trip per year
  • CLEAR LEARNING OUTCOMES
    Explore concepts, ideas
    and issues of
    local/global significance
    (e.g. international perspective)
    Develop natural curiosity
    (e.g. Extended Essay, independent projects)
    Show empathy, compassion and respect towards others
    (e.g. CAS program)
    Evaluate different
    of points of view
    (e.g. source evaluation, ToK)
  • 25. COLLEGE ADMISSION
    Cumulative data since 2008
    Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Brown, MIT, Cornell, Columbia, Brown
    (admission rate < 10%)
    UC Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Boston Univ., USF, Univ. of Washington, City College
    (admission rate > 50%)
    UC Berkeley, UCLA, USC
    NYU, Northwestern, McGill
    (admission rate 10-25%)
    UC Davis, UC San Diego, Oberlin, UC Santa Barbara, Skidmore, GWU
    (admission rate 25-50%)
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  • 26. BENEFITS OF THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAM
    • RIGOROUS COLLEGE-PREPARATORY PROGRAM
    • 27. BALANCED CURRICULUM
    • 28. CUSTOMIZABLE AND INDIVIDUALIZED PROGRAM
    • 29. CLEAR LEARNING OUTCOMES (LEARNER PROFILE)
    • 30. INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
    • 31. BILINGUAL DIPLOMA (OPTIONAL)
    • 32. EMPHASIS ON SKILLS & CRITICAL THINKING
    • 33. 30% INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN EVERY SUBJECT
    • 34. COLLEGE-LEVEL RESEARCH PAPER (EXTENDED ESSAY)
    • 35. CREATIVITY-ACTION-SERVICE PROGRAM
    • 36. HIGHLY REGARDED BY UNIVERSITIES (COLLEGE CREDIT)
    “Many schools (…) prefer the IB approach: IB students are
    ''more authentically educated'' than their AP counterparts,
    who use ''brute memory, not thinking'' to get through exams
    that are generally half multiple choice.”
    “Diploma for the 'Top of the Top'; International Baccalaureate Gains Favor in Region”, , 6/21/03
  • 37. www.internationalsf.org/IB
    antoined@frenchamericansf.org