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Mission Statement

Ybarra Academy of the Arts & Technology Mission Statement
        The mission of Ybarra Academy is to work in partnership for excellence to educate and inspire self-confident, inquiring, caring students who contribute to a global society. A student-centered focus, with integrity, respect, responsibility with accountability, excellence and safety, are what we believe to be the common core values which foster life-long learning with equity for all students. Through this partnership of family, staff, and richly diverse community, within a safe, nurturing environment, students are prepared to realize their dreams and meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB) Mission Statement

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

To this end the organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.  

These programmes encourage students around the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.