The International Baccalaureate is a not-for profit foundation, which offers four high quality and challenging educational programmes for a worldwide community of schools. For more than 40 years, IB programmes have gained a reputation for their high academic standards, for preparing students for life in a globalized 21st century, and for helping to develop the citizens who will create a better, more peaceful world. Founded in 1968, currently there are more than 1 million IB students at nearly 4,000 schools in 144 countries across the world.
For information about the number of IB World Schools and programmes offered in the United States, please visit: http://ibo.org/facts/schoolstats/progsbycountry.cfm.
For further information about the International Baccalaureate please visit www.ibo.org.