IB, MYP and AP Information

Academy and Advanced Academic Program Information

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers a continuum of international education. The programs encourage both personal and academic achievement, challenging students to excel in their studies and in their personal development. Every school authorized to offer IB programs is known as an IB World School.

Academy applications and instructions are located on the VBCPS Academy and Advanced Academic Programs page.

Application Process

Further information may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Helen Cox, IB Programs Coordinator.

The IB Programs will be presented in detail at the VBCPS Academy Night on Thursday, October 22 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

IB/MYP Links

PAHS IB Middle Years Program (Grades 9 and 10)
Authorized to offer the IB Middle Years Program since June 2005, the program is taught in English. 
The school is open to male and female students.

PAHS IB Diploma Program (Grades 11 and 12)
Authorized to offer the IB Diploma Program since July 1996, the program is taught in English.
The school is open to male and female students.


Students enrolled in the school division's Citywide Academy, Gifted, Advanced Academic, or Charter School Programs, and Renaissance Academy have access to the Citywide Express Bus Route System as a means of transportation to and from school. CLICK HERE