International Baccalaureate MYP

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. 

Candidacy Status

Mount Ogden Junior High School is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years 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 International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

The MYP for children aged 11-16, is a challenging framewok that encourages students to make practical connections between their studeis and the real world. The MYP aims to develop students who are: 

  • Active learners
  • Internationally minded
  • Able to empathize with others
  • Have the intellect and skills to pursue lives of purpose and meaning

The MYP programme is taught in almost 100 countries!

For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

What is the Middle Years Program?

Learning Policies

 MOJH Langugage Policy                                       MOJH Politica Linguistica

 MOJH Inclusion Policy                                          MOJH Politica de Inclusion

 MOJH Assessment Policy                                     MOJH Politica de Evaluacion

 MOJH Academic Honesty Policy                          MOJH Politica de Honestidad Academica

As part of the IB continuum, the MYP is designed to help students develop the characteristics of the IB Learner Profile.

IB Learner Profile