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About the IBDP

About IB Diploma Programme at SGMHS:

As an IB World School, San Gabriel Mission High School is a proud member of a global community committed to the development of inquiring, knowledgeable, caring, youth who seek self-edification through active global citizenship. San Gabriel Mission High School received authorization to implement the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme on January 30th, 2014. 

IB Diploma Candidates strive to be...
  • INQUIRERS: We nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. We know how to learn independently and with others. We learn with enthusiasm.
  • KNOWLEDGEABLE: We develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a wide range of disciplines.We engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.
  • THINKERS: We use critical and creative thinking skills to analyze and take responsible action on complex problems. We exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions.
  • COMMUNICATORS: We express ourselves confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways. We collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.
  • PRINCIPLED: We act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. We take responsibility for our actions and their consequences.
  • OPEN-MINDED: We critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. We seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and we are willing to grow form experience.
  • CARING: We show empathy, compassion, and respect. We have a commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us.
  • RISK-TAKERS: We approach uncertainty with forethought and determination;we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. We are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.
  • BALANCED: We understand the importance of balancing different aspects of our lives-intellectual, physical, and emotional-to achieve well-being for ourselves and others. We recognize our interdependence with other people and with the world in which we live.
  • REFLECTIVE: We thoughtfully consider the world and our ideas and experience. We work to  understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development.


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Callejas, Assistant Principal/ IB Coordinator
626-282-3181 x 217