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If you are wondering whether or not there is a summer assignment or end of year meeting for you upcoming AP class, this should help. All information should be updated by Friday, May 25, 2018, so be sure to check it after that for your important information.


Attached you will find the IB school profile for 2018. The data covers 2013-2017.  It allows for a broad overview of the success of the GO-IB program.  You may use it to send to colleges, to review and include information in your own writing, etc.  The UC's recommend you send the link in your personal statement so they can review it.



Once you have your letter from the district that you are approved for Great Oak, please go to the Registration link on the home page of the Great Oak Website and download and fill out all necessary registration paperwork.  Then, bring that in to the school where the counseling secretary will check it and proceed to set up an appointment for registration.  Congratulations!

Transfer Paperwork

Please see the resource locker on the left to access all necessary paperwork for transferring to Great Oak High School! You can also click on the link below!

Steps for Transfer Process

Transfer Process Checklist

Mandatory transfer forms

IB: Why and How?


Great Oak is accepting I.B. transfer packages for the 2017-2018 school year.  If your student is interested in being a part of the IB programme, please download the following paperwork and return it to January King, IB Coordinator, as soon as possible.

How Does Transfer Process Work?

Transfer Process Checklist

Mandatory Transfer Forms


Upcoming meetings:   

  • IB Overview Night:  An evening for parents, students and interested community members to get an overview of the program, to hear from kids in the program, and to have a chance to ask questions.  For this year, the Overview Night will be announced soon

General Information

What is the International Baccalaureate Organization?
The IBO is a non-profit international educational organization established in 1968. The IBO offers three programmes of international education that span the primary, middle and secondary school years. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is designed for students aged 3-12, the Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11-16, and the Diploma Programme (DP) for students aged 16-18. While these programmes form a continuous sequence, each may be offered independently. In all three programmes, the IBO offers schools curriculum materials, assessment procedures, teacher training workshops, school authorization, programme evaluation, and comprehensive support services in English, French and Spanish.   Great Oak High School offers the Diploma Programme only.  This means that involved students commit to attempting the entire programme during their junior and senior years.

How many schools offer IB programmes?
Currently, 1,293 schools are authorized to offer IB programmes (the Diploma Programme, the Middle Years Programme, the Primary Years Programme). The schools offer a total of 1,489 IB programmes (DP, MYP, PYP).  In the United States there are 521 Diploma Programmes, and over 85 of these are in the state of California.

What types of schools offer IB programmes?
IB programmes are offered by state schools, public schools, private schools and international schools.

Can any student enroll in an IB programme?
Only students enrolled in an IBO authorized school may participate in an IB programme. Any student who is at an IBO-authorized school may enroll in the Primary Years Programme and the Middle Years Programme. The Diploma Programme (DP) is designed more for highly motivated students who hope to attend university; enrollment in the programme is at the discretion of the school.  At Great Oak High School we believe that all students willing to accept the challenge should be allowed to participate in the programme.  Students from outside of the district who wish to transfer in for the programme are subject to some regulations.  Please contact the coordinator for more informaiton.