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James B. McPherson Elementary develops a nurturing community that fosters the social-emotional needs of international-minded learners through an inquiry-based process where all can succeed.
IB World School

An IB World School

The International Baccalaureate® aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

School News


Springboard Reading Program at McPherson this Summer!

McPherson families! We have some exciting news! We're thrilled to announce that McPherson and Springboard will be teaming up once again this summer to support your child's reading journey.

Attached you'll find an invitation letter with all the details you need to know. We invite you to fill out the enrollment form and secure your child's spot today.

Let's make this summer a fun and enriching experience for your child together!

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions to Mr. Edgar at [email protected].


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  • 8 Academic Programs
  • 120 Faculty and Staff
  • 32 Languages Spoken
  • 80% Bilingual/ESL Teachers
  • 100% International Baccalaureate