IB Diploma Programme

Last Updated: 12/16/2019 6:31 PM

Welcome to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District


The Diploma Programme: preparing students for success in higher education and to be active participants in a global society.


The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. It has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students. The programme has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities.

Reference: International Baccalaureate Organization. The IB Diploma Programme. N.p.: International Baccalaureate Organization, 2012.



IB DP Information For Parents/Students


IB DP Subject Briefs


IB DP Philosophies


Extended Essay


What you need to know about the IB and the Diploma Programme



IB Students showing off their work

The 11th grade IB English students made "figurative" cookies, practicing their creative and analytical thinking skills, along with their public speaking skills!  Each student picked a character we've studied and chose symbolic & metaphorical ways to decorate the cookie, and then they presented their analysis to their classmates.