​Snowden International School is an International Baccalaureate School. This program aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. IB students take an active part in, and contribute to, their school, their local community and their global community.

This is a challenging two-year program of international education and rigorous assessment. The program encourages students to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners. Eligible students begin the IB program as juniors.

Acceptance and transfer of credits varies by college, but many do accept credits earned through the IB program. This allows students to take upper-level college courses without taking the introductory, prerequisite courses. Some will allow students to earn both college credit and placement.


​In addition, to meet Snowden graduation requirements, IB graduates also earn IB diploma. The Snowden community proudly acknowledges these students' enormous efforts and congratulates their achievement! 

To earn an International Baccalaureate Diploma, a student must demonstrate the following qualities as described in the IB Learner Profile: Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-taking, Balanced and Reflective; and earn a combined of minimum 24 points out of all 7 courses required by IB program. 


















​​​IB Deadlines

Seniors commit to examinations by course,


October 31
​Theory of knowledge essays,

January 24
Extended Essay: Final Draft,

December 20
Language A: language and literature written tasks,

January 15
Language ab initio: written assignment 

January 15
Language B: written assignment,

January 15
Visual Arts Assessments, 

March 13
Theater Independent Project Portfolio 

March 14
Examination Period 

April 30-May 23
Completion of CAS 








Snowden International School

Snowden International School

​150 Newbury Street  Boston Massachusetts 02116

Jason and Amy 

2018 IB Diploma Graduates 

Julia and Khalid 

2019 IB Diploma Graduates! 

Congratulations to 


2016 IB Diploma Graduates! 

Venue, Joanne, and Esabel 

International Baccalaureate Diploma & Certificate Programs