The Middle Years Programme encourages middle school students throughout the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
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 across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners, who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
Union Academy Mission Statement
Our mission is to fully develop the intellectual, social and emotional potential of each student through rigorous, relevant learning experiences that result in high achievement, global awareness and lifelong learners.
Union Academy Vision Statement
The Union Academy community of staff, parents, business partners, and civic partners work together to guide our students’ education by:
- EMPHASIZING academics with a special focus on math, science, and technology;
- DEVELOPING life-long learners through a comprehensive curriculum, stressing verbal and written communication;
- USING advanced technology, innovative strategies, and traditional values to prepare students for future success;
- CHALLENGING students to do their best by nurturing their academic, aesthetic, physical, social, and emotional potential;
- DEVELOPING critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills;
- and ACCEPTING and UNDERSTANDING cultural differences through cooperative learning and social skills development.
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate).