“I attended elementary school at IST and I believe it provided me with a good foundation to continue on to middle school. IST’s International Baccalaureate and global education curriculum helped me understand the world around me. I learned how to be caring, empathetic, knowledgeable, and much more. While at IST, I was fortunate enough to be in a leadership role which taught me how to guide and help others. I feel my education at IST prepared me well for transitioning into middle school.”
– Addison, Former IST Head Girl


MYP at the International School of Texas

The International School of Texas is an authorized IB World School. We are delighted to be an official part of a worldwide network of IB global schools, as well as an active member of Texas IB Schools (TIBS); all of which share a common philosophy-a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education – something that the International School of Texas believes is of vital importance for all of our children and their families.

The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), for students Grade 5 to
age 16, is designed as an inclusive, whole-school programme by the
International Baccalaureate (IB), a not-for-profit organization
supporting the education of more than 1 million students every
year in over 3,900 schools in 147 countries.It provides a framework of learning that emphasizes intellectual challenge and encourages connections between studies in traditional subjects and the real world. The MYP focuses on “learning how to learn” through the systematic development of approaches
to learning (ATL) skills for communication, collaboration, organization, self-management, reflection, research, informational literacy, media literacy, creative and critical thinking, and transfer of learning. It also fosters intercultural understanding and global engagement —essential qualities for young people today.

Interdisciplinary teaching and learning builds a connected curriculum that addresses the developmental needs of students and prepares them for further academic study and life in an increasingly interconnected world. The MYP uses concepts and contexts as starting points for meaningful integration and transfer of knowledge across eight subject groups.

Click below to lean more about each course description.

  • Arts
  • Design
  • Individuals and Societies
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Sciences

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    International School of Texas
    4402 Hudson Bend
    Austin, TX 78734
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    Phone: (512) 351-3403
    Fax: (512) 364-0277
    Email: info@istexas.org

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