Many school districts around the world are considering the adoption of K-12 International Baccalaureate Programmes. Clearly, when looking at changes of this magnitude, it is useful to evaluate other schools and school districts that have implemented similar programs. What exactly are the strengths and weaknesses of a K-12 International Baccalaureate Programme? As an educator and parent, I wanted to know how IB could affect schools. So I undertook a study to determine the academic, economic, political, cultural, and physical impact an International Baccalaureate programme has on a school.