International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

IB PYP Program Model

The Primary Years Programme is a program for learners aged up to 12 years offered under the sponsorship of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). All International Baccalaureate (IB) learners strive to become inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced, and reflective. Learners work toward becoming the type of student described in the Learner Profile through developing the attitudes of tolerance, respect, integrity, independence, enthusiasm, empathy, curiosity, creativity, cooperation, confidence, commitment, and appreciation.

Program Type

Transfer Program – Students participating in this program will transfer to the program location for all courses and activities. Express Bus Transportation is available to accepted students living outside the program location boundaries through Specialty Program Transportation.

Note: Applications for this program are open for rising 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.

Program Locations

Antietam Elementary School

Coordinator: Amanda McCurdy

Telephone: 703-497-7619

Email: [email protected]

Visit Antietam Elementary School website

Information Meeting

November 15, 2023, 6 p.m. in Antietam ES Library

January 17, 2024, 6 p.m. in Zoom

Attendance Areas

Antietam ES, Belmont ES, Covington-Harper ES, Featherstone ES, Fitzgerald ES, Kilby ES, Lake Ridge ES, Leesylvania ES, Marumsco Hills ES, Occoquan ES, Old Bridge ES, Potomac View ES, River Oaks ES, Rockledge ES, Springwoods ES, Swans Creek ES, Triangle ES, Vaughan ES, Westridge ES, and Williams ES

Buckland Mills Elementary School

Coordinator: Tessa Swiger

Telephone: 703-530-1560

Email: [email protected]

Visit Buckland Mills Elementary School website

Information Meeting

October 25, 2023, 6 p.m. at Buckland Mills ES

January 10, 2024, 6 p.m. on Zoom

Attendance Areas

Alvey ES, Buckland Mills ES, Glenkirk ES, Gravely ES, Haymarket ES, Mountain View ES, and Tyler ES

Ellis Elementary School

Coordinator: Melissa Teachman

Telephone: 703-365-0287

Email: [email protected] 

Visit Ellis Elementary School website

Information Meeting

November 9, 2023, 6 p.m. at Ellis ES Library

January 9, 2024, 6 p.m. on Zoom

Attendance Areas

Bennett ES, Cedar Point ES, Ellis ES Innovation ES, The Nokesville School, Signal Hill ES, T. Clay Wood ES, West Gate ES, and Victory ES

Mullen Elementary School

Coordinator: Elizabeth Hooker

Telephone: 703-330-0427

Email: [email protected]

Visit Mullen Elementary School website

Information Meeting

October 26, 2023, 6 p.m. at Mullen ES

January 18, 2024, 6 p.m. at Mullen ES

Attendance Areas

Bristow Run ES, Chris Yung ES, Loch Lomond ES, Mullen ES, Piney Branch ES, Sinclair ES, Sudley ES, and Yorkshire ES

Rosa Parks Elementary School

Coordinator: Alicia Strahan

Telephone: 703-580-9665

Email: [email protected]

Visit Rosa Parks Elementary School

Information Meeting

November 16, 2023, 6 p.m. at Rosa Parks ES

January 4, 2024, 6 p.m. on Zoom

Attendance Areas

Ashland ES, Bel Air ES, Coles ES, Dale City ES, Dumfries ES, Enterprise ES, Henderson ES, Jenkins ES, Kerrydale ES, King ES, Kyle Wilson ES, Marshall ES, McAuliffe ES, Minnieville ES, Montclair ES, Neabsco ES, Pattie ES, Penn ES, and Rosa Parks ES