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IB Middle Years Programme


BMHS in Candidacy Phase for MYP

Brien McMahon High School is officially an IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) candidate school! Our school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students. ​

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: The Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. ​

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What is MYP?

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) is an educational framework that encourages students aged 11 to 16 to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. At a time when students are establishing their identity and building self-esteem, the MYP is uniquely designed to offer a well-rounded education and help students achieve success in school and in life.

Want to Know More?

For more information, click here! You may also reach out to Laura Quagliata (MYP Coordinator at BMHS) via email, if you have any questions. 

You may also want to check out these resources:

·MYP Parent Pack FAQs

·MYP at a Glance



Brien McMahon High School students will develop the skills, competencies, and knowledge to be successful in school, in the workplace, and in a global society.



Brien McMahon High School seeks to prepare all students for the challenges of the 21st century by fostering intellectual curiosity and inspiring our students to become responsible, ethical, and innovative members of a global society.



Dedication to personal and team success

Intellectual curiosity and innovation

Adherence to principles and ethics

Caring and compassion toward all

Communication (speaking, listening, writing, understanding)


IB Mission Statement

The IB develops inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through education that builds intercultural understanding and respect.