High School

Daystar's High School program builds upon the foundation that is set in Daystar's younger grades and provides greater depth of learning and opportunities for students. As students engage their classroom work and apply it to the world around them, they develop their own identity and in it become known. Students who are known are students who care and want to make a difference in their neighborhoods, their city, and the world as a natural result of their learning. 

Daystar's high school students learn to love and love to learn as they embark on the journey of becoming the adults the world needs. They do this as they use the resources of Chicago to deepen their understanding and take hold of international travel opportunities to grow their worldview. In ninth & tenth grades, high schools students complete the final two years of the IB Middle Years Program framework; in eleventh and twelfth grades, students transition to learning from the Diploma Program framework. 


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About the IB Middle years program

The MYP is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.

The MYP is a five-year programme, which can be implemented in a partnership between schools, or in several abbreviated (two, three or four year) formats. Students who complete the MYP are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Programme (DP) or Career-related Programme (CP).

Taken from the International Baccalaureate website. 

More About MYP

About the MYP Program | 9th & 10th Grade

About the DP Program | 11th & 12th Grade

About the IB Diploma program

The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. It has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students.

Taken from the International Baccalaureate website. 

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