• Parkside Elementary is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School.  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 programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**

    *Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP).  Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.