• Alex Sanger Preparatory School is a Candidate School for the Middle Years Programme (MYP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Alex Sanger Preparatory School believes is important for our students.

  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program at Alex Sanger Preparatory

    At Alex Sanger Preparatory School, our International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program (MYP) for grades 6 through 8 nurtures the intellectual, personal, emotional, and social development of students aged 11 to 14. This globally recognized program emphasizes a challenging yet supportive educational framework, encouraging students to draw practical connections between their studies and the real world. The MYP's holistic approach is particularly suited for young adolescents, fostering a well-rounded education that promotes both academic excellence and international-mindedness.

    Our MYP curriculum spans eight core subject areas: Language and Literature, Language Acquisition, Individuals and Societies, Sciences, Mathematics, Arts, Physical and Health Education, and Design. This breadth ensures that students receive a diverse and inclusive education, equipping them with broad perspectives and critical thinking skills. A distinctive feature of the MYP at Alex Sanger is the community project in 8th grade. This project is a pivotal part of the program, where students collaborate to identify and address community needs. It encourages students to explore their social responsibility, engage in sustained, in-depth inquiry, and develop the skills needed for effective teamwork and project management. The community project exemplifies our commitment to producing socially conscious and globally aware students, ready to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

    At Alex Sanger Preparatory School, all of our middle years students take Honors level classes in all core content areas. Students graduate with high school credits, including Algebra 1, Physics, Spanish 1, and Spanish 2. Our graduates have high acceptance rates to and impressive records of success in Dallas ISD’s most competitive high schools.