International Baccalaureate Diploma Classes
• Language and Literature: English III, English IV
• Language Acquisition: Arabic, French, Mandarin, Spanish
• Individuals and Societies: History of the Americas, World History
• Sciences: Environmental Systems and Societies
• Mathematics and Computer Sciences: Math Studies
• The Arts: Art, Film Studies
• Theory of Knowledge
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
Students may enroll in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme to undertake an intensive and rigorous two-year course of study in their junior and senior years. Students complete prerequisites in grades 9 and 10 in order to pursue IB Diploma in grades 11 and 12.
Concurrent Enrollment Programs
Students may enroll concurrently at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA), Delgado, Bard Early College as well as other local universities.
Foreign Exchange Programs
Through the PAX and AYA programs, IHSNO accepts students from other countries. Additionally, IHSNO hosts groups of students from Denmark. Through the Globetrotters Club, IHSNO students have the opportunity to travel to different countries during the spring for about a week learn about other cultures and languages. The Globetrotters have visited Peru, Spain, France, Italy, and China in previous years. They will visit London, Paris, Florence and Rome this year.
IHSNO is a Type 2 Charter School that reports directly to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). In 2011, IHSNO was designated an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) world school. IHSNO is also a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling.
EVERY MEMBER OF THE CLASS OF 2016 WAS ACCEPTED TO A TWO OR FOUR YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE COLLEGES OUR STUDENTS WERE ADMITTED TO:
Bard College, Bates College, Clark Atlanta University, Delgado Community College, Dillard University, Elaine P. Nunez Community College, French International Baccalaureate, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Louisiana – Lafayette, University of Louisiana – Monroe, Louisiana State University, Loyola University, New Orleans, McNeese State University, Morehouse College, University of New Orleans, Nicholls, State University, North Carolina A & T State University, Paul Mitchell, Semester at Sea (University of Virginia), Southern Louisiana University, Southern University, Southern University New Orleans, University of Tampa, Tulane University, United States Marine Corps, University of West Georgia, Xavier University of Louisiana.