Hillside IB Diploma Programme

3727 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
IB Diploma Programme website

The IB-MYP/DP is a high quality program of international coursework developed and authorized by world renowned International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). The IB Programme is designed to help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.

Features of the magnet school include:

  • Middle Years Programme (MYP) grades 6-10- Rigorous program of academic challenge and critical thinking that draws connections among subject areas and to the real world.
  • Diploma Programme (DP) - grades 11-12 - rigorous yet balanced college preparatory coursework culminating in a series of examinations which may earn students college credits.
  • Teachers receive certified IB training
  • Students become proficient in a second language through the IB course of study

Lottery Priorities

Program Link for 8th grade applicants applying from Shepard to Hillside IB, General Applicant Pool.

Applicants must rank Hillside IB as their first choice to receive the link priority.

*Please note that there is no guarantee of assignment for either sibling priorities, or link priority, as seats must be available at the grade level(s) requested.  

Please see FAQs for priority definitions and explanations.


District wide