The International Baccalaureate Program is an academically challenging and balanced program of education with final examinations that prepares students for success at university and life beyond. The program in PISD includes the locally developed International Honors Preparatory Program (9th and 10th grades).  The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is normally taught over two years (11th and 12th grades) and has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities. Both programs are challenging and work to provide students with a global perspective and a sense of international-mindedness.