Subject Areas & Academic Standards

Subject Areas & Academic Standards

Students in IB Middle Years Programmes throughout the world experience in a balanced curriculum. To this end, they take at least 50 hours in the following courses per year: Arts, Design, Individuals & Societies, Language Acquisition, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Physical & Health Education, and Sciences. Students have access to subject areas that are considered electives each year. We are pleased to offer both French and Spanish as world language courses. Arts class offerings include Band, Choir, Drama, Orchestra, and Visual Arts.

State and Local Academic Standards

Sunset’s IB Programme follows rigorous state and local academic standards to ensure students receive high-quality curriculum and instruction that is in alignment with IB Programme expectations and state guidelines.