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The only Navajo-sanctioned, college-preparatory school for Native Americans, Navajo Preparatory School recruits some of the best and brightest students of the Navajo Nation. Looking to the future, the school offers students a challenging, innovative curriculum in science, math, computers, and other traditional academic subjects. In harmony with the past, it steeps the youth in a deep appreciation of the Navajo language, culture, and history. Armed with this impressive, balanced education, students graduate with the skills to succeed in college and an understanding of the world around them. Many will become leaders of their people and role models for future generations.

The International Baccalaureate Programme is an integral part of Navajo Preparatory School. The purpose of the program is to provide students with an academically challenging high school education, which meets worldwide standards and criteria and is sanctioned by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).

International Baccalaureate Programme

Standards and Criteria

Life-Long Learners

To develop inquisitive, compassionate life-long learners and leaders through a challenging curriculum of international education and assessment.

World View

To promote a strong foundation of Navajo Philosophy and holistic world view that fosters intercultural understanding and respect in a global society.

Leaders Now and into the Future

The mission is reflected in the IB Learner Profile and the School’s motto: “Leaders Now and Into the Future”

The school provides a rigorous academic program based on a strong foundation of Navajo Philosophy, supported by a residential environment that enhances individuality and independence. This mission is reflected in the School’s motto:

NPS motto

Leaders Now and Into the Future.