International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP)

Key Middle School is an IBMYP School! 

Being recognized as an IBMYP school is a tremendous accomplishment and is a testament to all the hard work and collaboration of our staff over the last few years here at Key and with our partner school, Lee High School. We are a part of the global community of schools committed to developing knowledge and caring young people. Find out more about IB MYP and the Lee Pyramid with this handout!   

What Makes Up the IBMYP Programme?

Assessments in IBMYP is integral to all teaching and learning.  It is central to the program goal of thoughtfully and effectively guiding students through the five essential elements of learning.

  • The acquisition of knowledge
  • The mastering of skills
  • The understanding of concepts
  • The development of attitudes
  • The decision to take action

IB Global Context

Using global contexts, MYP students develop an understanding of their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet through developmentally appropriate explorations of:

  • identities and relationships

  • personal and cultural identity

  • orientations in space and time

  • scientific and technical innovation

  • fairness and development globalization and sustainability

IB Learner Profile

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people, who, recognize their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

As IB Learners we strive to be:

  • Inquirers
  • Knowledgeable
  • Thinkers
  • Communicators
  • Principled
  • Open-Minded
  • Caring
  • Risk-takers
  • Balanced
  • Reflective

At Key Middle School, every month we promote an IB Trait, and students are nominated for the IB student of the month.

IB Global Contexts

Using global contexts, MYP students develop an understanding of their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet through developmentally appropriate explorations of:

  • Identities and relations
  • Personal and cultural identity
  • Orientations in space and time
  • Scientific and technical innovation
  • Fairness and development globalization and sustainability.

Curriculum

The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme comprises of eight subject groups:

Subject Group Assessment Criteria 

Each subject has specialized criteria that teachers use to assess IB skills in their classrooms.  

IBMYP Rubric Translation to FCPS Grades

 At Key IBMYP grades will be reported as FCPS percentages. This chart will help you with how an IBMYP scores translate into a FCPS percentage.  

INMYP Rubric Score FCPS Percentage Score

             8

                100%
             7                  91%
             6                  86%
             5                  80%
             4                  75%
             3                  70%
             2                  65%
             1                  61%
             0                  50%