an accredited MYP IB WORLD SCHOOL

High Rigor, Critical Thinking, Global Consideration, Exposure to a Balanced Array of Interests and Subjects, all in a Small Nurturing Environment. The Kavod Middle School program combines all of the qualities for successful child development in the critical adolescences years.

International Baccalaureate

Kavod Charter School middle school is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program. 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 and high quality programs. Kavod is one of only 4 International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programs in San Diego and students who attend Kavod have an priority preference in SDUSD IB program high schools.

The International Baccalaureate aligns perfectly with Kavod as it aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. IB programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

High School Credit

Students have the opportunity to earn High School Credit for their Language and Math classes at Kavod.

The Value of Middle School in the TK-8 Environment

Promotes strong relationships between not only teachers and students but also teachers and parents and offer stability to young teens during a tumultuous time in their lives. – The Hechinger Report

The results of several studies indicated that middle level grades 6, 7, and 8 obtained higher achievement in K–8 schools than in schools with only middle school configurations.

Core Classes

Enrichments & Electives

The Learner Profile

Explorers participate in very rigorous classes at the Kavod Middle School – all students participate in all classes:

Students have the option to choose from a wide variety of enrichments and elective to pursue their personal interests. These take place during the school day. Sample of enrichment and elective offerings include:
  • Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Integrated Science & Design
  • Individuals and Societies
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • A Visual and/or Performing Art Class
  • Physical & Wellness Education
  • Coding
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Theater
  • Yoga
  • Social Justice
  • Debate
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Student Council
The Kavod Learner Profile for our explorers encompasses all of the traits of the IB Learner Profile.