North Stanly High School International Baccalaureate

North Stanly High School is a candidate school for the Diploma Programme*. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students.
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit

What's Does It Mean to Be IB?

The IB's programmes are different from other curricula because they:

  • encourage students of all ages to think critically and challenge assumptions
  • develop independently of government and national systems, incorporating quality practice from research and our global community of schools
  • encourage students of all ages to consider both local and global contexts
  • develop multilingual students.
Diploma Programme (DP)
Career-related Programme (CP)
The following presentation has been presented to students and parents during several informational sessions held throughout the year.
North Stanly High School Mission Statement

North Stanly High School will provide a learning environment to encourage students to be caring, inquiring and open minded learners.  


We aim to educate our young people to be a contributing member of the global community in order to respect the diversity, rights and dignity of all people.  


To this end, North Stanly will develop challenging academic and extracurricular programs to foster active, compassionate and lifelong learners.