Principal: Maria Costa

Assistant Principals: Maria Masso & Francisco Sauri

Magnet Lead Teacher / IB Coordinator: David Wilson

Ammons Middle School
International Baccalaureate Program

 
Who can participate in IB? Students who are…
Seeking greater academic and extracurricular challenges
Determined and self-motivated
Willing to work hard
Non-geniuses
Thinkers and Curious

 
Why choose IB?
IB is regarded as the most rigorous curriculum in MDCPS and a rigorous curriculum is one of the things high schools and colleges look for on a transcript. 


IB Advantages
Internationally recognized academic program
Promotes academic preparedness and creates well-rounded students
Promotes global and cultural awareness
Raises standards of the whole school
Intellectual rigor and high academic standards
Cohesive, standardized and diverse curriculum
College recognition

 
IB Students are more likely to be accepted into college, including selective colleges.
•    The average acceptance rate of IB students into university/college is 22% higher

than the average acceptance rate of the total population.
•    The acceptance rate of IB students into Ivy League institutions is between 3% and 13% higher

compared to the total population acceptance rate. 
 
What are some of the colleges Ammons IB students have attended?
Harvard    

Penn
Yale    

Columbia
University of Florida    

University of Miami
Florida State University  

Paris-Sorbonne University & University of Paris

Universitat de Barcelona & Universitat de Madrid

Northwestern
Columbia    

MIT
Brown    

New York University - NYU
Columbia    

Stanford
Cornell 
And so many others