• Garner Magnet High School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate Career-related 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.*

    *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 http://www.ibo.org.

    **Mission Statement from the IB
    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.

  • The Career-related Programme: preparing students to follow their chosen pathways in life

    Students in the eleventh and twelfth grades may select to participate in the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme. Beyond intellectual rigor, strong emphasis is placed on the ideals of international understanding, responsible citizenship and service.

    The IB Career-related Programme (CP) is designed for students interested in pursuing a career-related education in the final two years of secondary school. It provides them with an excellent foundation to support their further studies, as well as ensure their preparedness for success in the workforce.


    The IB Career-related Programme prepares students for effective participation in a rapidly evolving and increasingly global society as they:

    • follow their chosen education and career pathways in life
    • combine academic subjects with their personal and professional interests and skills
    • engage in learning that makes a positive difference to their community
    • think critically and creatively
    • communicate clearly and effectively in a variety of situations
    • effectively work independently and in collaboration with others
    • consider new perspectives and other points of view
    • develop greater self-confidence and self-awareness
    • demonstrate high levels of resilience, flexibility and agility of mind
    • be internationally-minded and globally aware
    • apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios and situations.
  • CP Programme Model