International Baccalaureate

IB Diploma students share their IB Story

The video below was created by IB diploma students at Carmel High School to explain why they decided to pursue an IB diploma and why they love being part of the Carmel IB Family.



What is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program?

The IB diploma program consists of six courses over the junior and senior year. Four additional components are also included: Theory of Knowledge course, the Extended Essay, CAS Experiences & Reflections, and the IB Special SRT. For a more detailed overview, watch this Program Presentation Video.

IB Diploma Video


IB Diploma Callout Meetings

There will be two callout meetings for students interested in pursuing an IB diploma.  Meeting dates are Oct. 25 and Oct. 29 in E142 (next door to the studio theatre). To attend the meeting, stop by E142 or the counseling center to get a pass.


Prospective IB Students

Are you a self-directed, reflective, and inquisitive learner? If so, the IB Diploma program may be a perfect fit for you!

Email any questions you have about the International Baccalaureate Diploma to our program coordinator, Mrs. Katie Overbeck at

Please inform your counselor of your interest in the International Baccalaureate Diploma route or individual IB classes to get started.

Follow @IBCarmel on Twitter to learn more about the unique learning style that the International Baccalaureate Diploma offers students.



Is the International Baccalaureate Diploma right for YOU?

Is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program right for you? Does your learning style match the IB Learner Profile? Click the image below to find out!

Is the International Baccalaureate Diploma right for YOU?-IB_Learner_profile




How many college credits can you earn through IB exams?

Simple Answer: Each university has its own policy for how many credits you can earn through passing an IB exam. You should always contact an admission counselor at your school of choice before assuming that you will receive credit for a passing score. But for now, you can check out the list below for a summary of credits given by the universities that Carmel High School students attend most often.

How many college credits can you earn through IB exams?-IB_College_Credit_Examples



Join our #IBFam

Pursuing an IB Diploma certainly yields tremendous academic benefits. But perhaps the most unique aspect of the IB Diploma route is the "IB Family" environment. Students pursuing the diploma are together in almost every class and as a result are part of a supportive learning community.

Join our #IBFam-IB_Fam

Contact Information

Katie Overbeck

International Baccalaureate Coordinator
Carmel High School
520 East Main Street
Carmel, Indiana 46032
Phone: 317-846-7721 x 7233


IB Exam Schedule

IB Exam Schedule with times and locations