Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

Image of Lincoln logoLincoln High School

Home of the Cardinals

1600 SW Salmon St | Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 916-5200 | Fax: (503) 916-2700

Participation in the IB Program

The IB Diploma

Students must successfully complete:

  • At least one course (including the internal and external assessments) in each of the six subject groups
    • 2-3 Standard Level courses (150 instructional hours)
    • 3-4 Higher level courses (240 instructional hours)
  • The Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course
  • The Extended Essay, an in-depth study of a limited topic chosen by the student not to exceed 4000 words
  • Creativity, Action and Service Program is completed over two years
  • Students may receive up to one year of college credit and advanced standing based on their Diploma score.

Enroll in IB Courses at Lincoln

  • IB courses are rigorous courses that prepare students for collegiate work.  All students are strongly encouraged to take IB classes if they have met the course prerequisites.
  • Students may chose to sit for exams test or not.
  • Students who sit for May exams and complete the internal and external assessments are awarded an IB certificate and may earn college credit.  Refer to the college website for details.  
  • IB courses serve as Lincoln’s honors courses and all students receive honors credit for IB courses.