IB MYP Information - Grades 9 & 10

Welcome to the Middle Years Programme

The five-year Middle Years Programme, grades 6-10, offers an educational approach that embraces yet transcends traditional school subjects. Students in the MYP study all the major disciplines, including Language and Literature, Individuals and Societies, Sciences, Mathematics, Arts-Visual and Performing, Design and Physical and Health Education. The MYP seeks to help students make connections between disciplines to give them a broader perspective, and encourages them to participate actively in their communities.

The MYP is characterized by:

  • Highest educational standards/expectations

  • Quality national and international teacher training

  • Focus on the whole child

  • Holistic view of knowledge

  • Communication and study skills development

  • Second-language acquisition

  • Intercultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Community awareness and participation through service

  • Reputation and recognition by worldwide school systems and communities


Kari Christensen

IB MYP Coordinator

Cooper High School



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