• Mission

    The mission of Benjamin E. Mays High School is to inspire learners in a secure, nurturing and collaborative environment to promote social and global awareness through academic ownership.


    A high-performing school where open-minded graduates are college and career ready, responsible digital citizens and critical thinkers within a globally competitive society.


    International Baccalaureate

    Benjamin E. Mays High School is recognized as an IB World School authorized for CP; however it is also recognized as a candidate school* for the MYP. This school is pursuing MYP authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students.

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