•  North High School IB Department
    1101 East Thomas Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85014
    Director: Estaban Flemons
    IB Counselor: Abigail Dolin 

     It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

    ~ Albert Einstein

    Esto Abbey Road

     Welcome to the North IB Program Website!

    Thank you for your interest in the IB program.  

    Current Events and News:  

    IB Information Nights are now posted for the 2021-2022


    IB Applications for the 2022-2023 School year will be available October 1st, 2021


    If you have questions about the IB Program

    please contact the IB office to set up a meeting. 




    Students interested in the IB Program for the 2019 - 2020 school year should contact the IB Office at the email address below for more information.   

    If you have any questions please email us at northibprogram@phoenixunion.org 
    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  

    • Focuses on preparing students for success in college.
    • Increases college acceptance opportunities—many of the United States’ leading academic institutions grant students special considerations for having completed this rigorous college preparatory program.
    • Prepares students for competence in all major academic areas.
    • Results in opportunities for advanced standing or course credit at the college level.
    • Promotes learning beyond current honors and Advanced Placement offerings.
    • Promotes international understanding through a shared academic experience.
    • Increases college scholarship opportunities.


    Students will take one IB exam from each of the following six subject areas during the junior and senior years:

    • Language A (native language - English)
    • Language B (second language - Spanish or French)
    • Individuals and Societies (History, Psychology, Environmental Systems, and World Religions)
    • Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Environmental Systems)
    • Mathematics
    • Elective (choice of a second science, a second social studies, a second foreign language, theatre arts, or visual arts)


    During the junior and senior years students will take six IB exams, three at a higher level and three at a standard level. One exam will be taken from each of the six subject areas listed above. In addition, the diploma candidate must meet the following three requirements:

    1. Complete an interdisciplinary course called Theory of Knowledge,
    2. Prepare an extended essay reflecting independent research, and
    3. Complete a CAS project their Junior and Senior year (extracurricular activities that can be categorized as creativity, action, or service).