Are you looking for an International Baccalaureate World School in México? Here you can find a list of Mexican schools that have a profile in the IB World Schools Yearbook.
The schools featured below offer at least one of the IB's four programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP). You can use the search filter below to look for schools that offer one programme in particular.
Home to the world’s largest Spanish-speaking population, México has seen explosive growth in demand for education over recent decades. The number of students at state secondary schools rose by four million from 1970 to 2000 and population growth reached 1.7 per cent a year by 2010.
As the government faces the dual challenge of rapidly building more schools and implementing reforms to raise educational standards, a growing number of middle class Méxican families have turned to the private sector, fuelling growth in international education.
Of Mexico’s 123 IB World Schools, 115 offer instruction in Spanish and 82 in English. Over half of the total are bilingual. Among these, 81 schools are authorised to teach the International Baccalaureate Diploma. For a full list of IB World Schools in México, see the IB website.
Education is compulsory for 10 years from age five, including one year of pre-school. In the state system, primary and secondary education each last six years, with the latter divided into lower and upper stages. Net primary enrolment reached 95 per cent and secondary enrolment was 67 per cent in 2014.
IB World Schools are part of a thriving international school sector in Mexico. For information on all international schools, you can visit: www.internationalschoolsearch.com