I am a member of the parent advisory committee at Bellevue school district. The committee recommended the Interlake option as our high school gifted program. Interlake school implements the IB programs. The following links can help parents and studnets understand IB better.
1. IB parents guide at http://www.dp-help.com/.
1. So you like to get an IB Diploma at Amazon.
There is no doubt that IB is a strong academic and well-rounded program. It is heavily loaded. Each family should do their own research to see if it is a good fit for their student's personality and goal before undertaking this challenge. The Bellevue gifted high school information can be found at website http://www.bsd405.org/Default.aspx?tabid=855.