Welcome to the St. Louis Park Middle School IB Information site.
January 19, 2016 - After years of principled effort, St. Louis Park Middle School has been designated as an IB World School. The authorization report says the Middle School shows “commendable practice” throughout the school. Principal Les Bork said, “This commitment will allow us to use the expertise we have acquired to propel us in our quest to improve our practice in future years for the benefit of all students.”
IB mission statement
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.
SLPMS vision statement
Create a peaceful, caring learning community that promotes intercultural respect
Engage students in rigorous academics, relevant inquiry and meaningful action
Ignite individual growth and lifelong learning
MYP IB Coordinator for St. Louis Park Middle School - Mia Waldera