New Renaissance Middle School has the honor of becoming an IB World School. The IB, International Baccalaureate Organization hosts three very distinguished programs one for each level of education. The MYP, Middle Years Program framework focuses on making real-world connections to what the students are learning in the classroom. Students use inquiry and research to examine and explore concepts taught in each subject area. The IB/MYP also offers eight courses that combine a rich curriculum for students to interact with, including a foreign language, performing and visual arts, technology and physical education. The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. For 45 years IB has delivered programs designed to engage students in educational learning that equips them for in the 21st century.