Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School
(JCIB) is a public International Baccalaureate
school located on the campus of Shades Valley High School
) in Jefferson County
. The school enrolls students in grades 9
and is a part of the Jefferson County Board of Education
Previously known as the Resource Learning Center, Shades Valley Annex
, JCIB now consists of approximately 325 students from the Jefferson County School District. Students must meet academic requirements and submit an application and hand-written essay prior to admission. After tenth grade
, students take mainly Advanced Placement
and International Baccalaureate
courses and examinations.
JCIB shares staff with Shades Valley High School, but has its own 17-member faculty for the core curriculum subjects of English, Math, Science and Social Studies. The IB Coordinator presides over the seventeen IB teachers, as well as performing many other vital functions for the school. She sends out high school transcripts for every one of her seniors, handles discipline issues, and creates the scheduling for the entire IB school.
At the end of the 2010 school year, the previous IB Coordinator, Mrs. Linda Jones announced her retirement. Mrs. Angela Belrose has succeeded Linda Jones.
Beginning in 11th grade, JCIB's students participate in a work-study program every Monday afternoon. Students are able to choose their preferred work-study sites, where they... Read More