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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

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International Baccalaureate Programme clone

Mission Statement

International Baccalaureate (IB) aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Our IB program is located at Mount Rainier High School. 

IB History in Highline

  • Mount Rainier High School has offered the IB Diploma Programme since 1987. 
  • Mount Rainier High School has offered the IB Middle Years Programme since 2017.

Visit IB website for more information.

Enrollment

The IB application window for the 2019-20 school year is January 1-31.

For the International Baccalaureate program at Mount Rainier High School, up to 15 seats per graduating year will be reserved for each of the high school service areas (Highline, Tyee and Evergreen). If more than 15 students apply from each service area, a lottery system will be implemented.

Application Information

During the application window, use our online application portal to complete and submit an application. Create an account using an email address or mobile phone number. After providing basic guardian and student information, save and/or submit your application.

If you cannot finish an application in one sitting, click "Save Progress," and resume the application at any time. For technical questions about how to submit an application, please contact support by email support@schoolmint.com or call 855-957-3535.

Space is limited in the IB Program. A lottery process is used when applications exceed capacity.

Learner Profile

The IB learner profile describes a broad range of human capacities and responsibilities that go beyond academic success. They imply a commitment to help all members of the school community learn to respect themselves, others and the world around them. Each of the IB's programmes is committed to the development of students according to the IB learner profile.

The profile aims to develop learners who are:

  • Inquirers
  • Knowledgeable
  • Thinkers
  • Communicators
  • Principled
  • Open-minded
  • Caring
  • Risk-takers
  • Balanced
  • Reflective 

Learn more about the IB learner profile through this video.