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IB Diploma

Update on IB Fees:

On August 6, 2020, TDSB Trustees approved a motion to eliminate the $1,500 fee for the 2020-21 International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. Refunds will be issued to families for 2020-21 fees that have already been paid, and all upcoming instalments payments will be suspended or refunded. Eligible students who are interested in registering for the program can contact their school’s guidance counsellor for more information. The deadline to register is August 21, 2020.


The IB Diploma is a specifically designed educational program for students in grades 11 and 12.

Monarch Park CI, Parkdale CI, Sir Wilfrid Laurier CIVictoria Park CI, and Weston CI offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program that gives students first year university credits and is recognized in over 125 countries. The IB Diploma program offers students a rigorous academic program which requires students to study English, a second language, mathematics, science, social science, the arts and theory of knowledge. As well, students enrolled in the program commit to 150 hours of activity divided among volunteer service, sports and the arts.

There are six externally marked exams, 150 hours of extra curricular activities, a university-styled essay, and a philosophy course called Theory of Knowledge. This exciting program gives students a real advantage in applying for post-secondary schools all over the world.

The IB Diploma program, centred on academic excellence and personal achievement in sports and the arts, will prepare students for the challenges of university anywhere in the world.

There are specific entrance requirements for the TDSB IB Diploma programs and a preparatory program that begins in grade 9.

Please contact the IB Diploma Coordinator at the authorized schools for more information and specific entrance requirements.

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and to acquire the knowledge, skills
and values they need to become responsible, contributing members of
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