The IB Program

International Baccalaureate Program ~ Ocean View High School

What is International Baccalaureate?

International Baccalaureate (IB) embraces a Vision and Mission to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding, respect, and Programs of Education. Ocean View High School offer the IB Diploma Program.


The IB vision, philosophy, and educational programs of education are holistic and rigorous, seeking to create balanced, Lifelong Learners prepared for the future.


In turn, the IB philosophy of teaching utilizes proven Approaches to Teaching & Learning to help fulfill its vision and mission.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about IB are answered further below.

Informational Videos:

IB Virtual Open House
What is an IB education?
The IB Continuum
The IB Diploma Programme: A broad and balanced education
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IB DP Program Elements

1. Learner Profile at the center of the DP Program.

2. Approaches to Teaching & Learning

3. The DP Program Core: Theory of Knowledge, CAS Program, Extended Essay

4. IB Subject Areas (IB courses offered at OV)

5. Framed within a vision and context of International Mindedness

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Further Questions?

Thank you for your interest in the IB Program at Ocean View High School!


If you have any questions... or would like further information, please email me <bknight@hbuhsd.edu> and I will get back to you soon.


Thank you,


Brandon Knight, IB Coordinator