Academics, STEAM and IB MYP


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Groton Middle School is now International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) World School. 


As of January 2022, Groton Middle School and Fitch High School are now authorized as a fully accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP).

Our STEAM Theme

STEAM; Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics is integrated throughout the curriculum to foster student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking skills to prepare them as future world leaders.


Groton Middle School STEAM Coordinator:

Leslie Forbes,


Groton Middle School IB/MYP Coordinator:

Kathy Wilson,




The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. As IB learners, we strive to be:


Inquirers  •  Knowledgeable  •  Thinkers  •  Communicators  •  Principled    Open-minded  •  Caring  •  Risk-takers  •  Balanced  •  Reflective