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Diploma Programme (DP)

The Diploma Programme (DP) for students aged 16 to 19 (grades 11 and 12 in the United States) is a rigorous and integrated two-year curriculum -- with course studies across the curriculum -- that is recognized by leading universities around the world. IB maintains its high standards by actively training and supporting teachers, and by authorizing and evaluating IB World Schools.

All current Northville High School sophomores (grade 10) interested in admission to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme will apply during the spring of their sophomore year, prior to the close of the general registration period.
Over the next few weeks, please note there will be some revisions to this DP website, specifically updating the finalized 2022 applications, DP planning document, and FAQs.
Here are the upcoming informational session dates/times:
  • Feb. 5, 2020 - Introductory IB DP session at NHS(for parents/students to begin the understanding process); this meeting will take place from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the NHS Media Center.
  • Feb. 12, 2020 - Advanced IB DP session at NHS (for parents/students to address specific programming and scheduling questions/concerns); this meeting will take place from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the NHS Media Center.
  • Feb. 21, 2020- Student (current) to student (prospective 2021) session during C day lunch in NHS Media Center classroom (beginning at 11:00 am to allow time for students to eat ahead of meeting)
  • Feb. 28, 2020 - NHS IB DP 2021 Application Due date (committee plans to review apps early the following week)
We attempt at NHS to have as open of an admissions policy as possible for this two-year programme. Please reach out to Dr. Davis, the IB Diploma Programme Coordinator, with specific questions.