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Middle Years Programme (MYP

The Middle Years Programme seeks to meet the academic and developmental needs of students in grades six through ten.  Richland Northeast will offer material for grades 9 and 10.  The curriculum promotes responsible global citizenship and intercultural awareness while developing critical thinking skills and providing interdisciplinary instruction.

  • All 9th and 10th graders are part of the MYP and will receive a comprehensive course study in eight subject areas (English, foreign language, technology, humanities, physical education, sciences, arts, and mathematics) through broad themes called Areas of Interaction.
  • Students who complete challenging coursework, achieve good grades, and complete the Personal Project will be awarded the MYP Certificate.
  • Students will have the opportunity to take challenging coursework in order to prepare to enter the Diploma Programme in grade 11.
As a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme, Richland Northeast High School would like to communicate the following policies which are aligned to the standards of the program:

Language Policy
Special Educational Needs Policy
Assessment Policy
Academic Honesty Policy

For questions about the IB Middle Years Programme, please contact:
Dr. Sonja Merriwether-Hawkins
IB Coordinator
803-699-2800 ext. 79633
shawkins@richland2.org

Richland Northeast High School is a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization for the Middle Years Programme. These are schools that share a common philosophy -- a commitment to high quality, challenging, international eduation that (this school) believes is important for our students.
Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) as IB World Schools can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (DP). Candiate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.