Thornridge High School has been approved as an International Baccalaureate World School offering the Diploma Program. In the 2015 - 2016 school year, Thornridge will be offering IB courses to Juniors who register for IB classes.
Students at IB World Schools are given a unique education.
be encouraged to think independently and drive their own learning
take part in programs of education that can lead them to some of the highest ranking universities around the world
become more culturally aware, through the development of a second language
be able to engage with people in an increasingly globalized, rapidly changing world.
IB students often perform better
IB World School students develop strong academic, social and emotional characteristics. They are also likely to perform well academically – often better than students on other programs.
There is more information about the performance of IB students on the IB programme pages. For example, students on the IB Diploma Programme (DP) are more likely to enroll at top universities. To find out more about our IB Program please feel free to contact our IB Coordinators: Leo Conry and Nora McNaughton-Nerius.
Parents, Students and Teachers: Annually the State Board of Education asks all stakeholders to let us know how we are doing by completing the 5 Essentials Survey. Please take a few minutes of your time to click this link and let us know how we are doing as a school. https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/