The International Baccalaureate
curriculum is recognized around the world for its academic rigor and its success in developing knowledgeable, curious, creative and empathetic global leaders. Graduates of IB elementary and high-school programs regularly earn admission to the world's top colleges and universities.
Students at GEMS World Academy Chicago undergo a full IB experience, starting with the Primary Years Program and progressing through the Middle Years Program and Diploma Program. This uncommonly rich academic continuum ensures that our students are being provided with a truly world-class education.
GEMS World Academy Chicago earned accreditation as an IB World School for its Primary Years Program and its Middle Years Program. GEMS is currently pursuing accreditation for the Diploma Program, which will complete our full-continuum IB experience.
IB World Schools share a common philosophy — a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programs of international education that share a powerful vision. We are proud to be part of such a distinguished network of schools.