Facts about the region

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As of December 2020, International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes are being taught in 33 countries, across 3,023 schools in the Americas.

Those schools may teach more than one IB programme. Of those schools:

  • 856 offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP)
  • 830 offer the Middle Years Programme (MYP)
  • 1,826 offer the Diploma Programme (DP)
  • 163 offer the Career-related Programme (CP). 

Find out how to become an IB World School, including the process for implementing each of the IB’s four programmes of education, and about professional development opportunities currently being offered in the Americas.

You can also read global facts and figures about the IB. The IB publishes a range of statistics, which are updated regularly.