Academics

McAuliffe International Schools (MIS) implement the IB MYP framework including pedagogy focused on international perspectives and approaches to learning and teaching. For each unit of study, teachers create a statement of inquiry. Teachers use the statement of inquiry to ensure that concepts and context inform the selection of learning experiences, formative assessment and teaching strategies. The focus on data-driven instruction supports teachers in gathering information about their students to make the informed decisions IB MYP requires. Our learning process is:

  • Based on inquiry
  • Focused on developing conceptual understanding
  • Developed in local and global contexts
  • Focused on effective teamwork and collaboration
  • Differentiated to meet the needs of all learners
  • Informed by assessment (formative and summative)

Academic Overview & Policies

Core Content + Electives

Academic Support (Success Center and Work Zone)

Gifted & Talented

Manual Campus Library & Innovation Lab


McAuliffe Manual Middle School is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision. Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

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