The Upper School of the American School of Madrid comprises grades 9 through 12 and follows an American curriculum through which students may obtain a standard American high school diploma. In addition, students in grades 11 and 12 may pursue the International Baccalaureate (IB) program (diploma or certificates). Both the standard and IB programs are designed to meet the requirements for entrance to American and international college and universities. In addition to completion of the School’s graduation requirements, students seeking entrance to Spanish universities will enroll either in the IB diploma program or in a series of classes established by the Spanish Ministry of Education that will prepare them for the Selectividad (university entrance) exam. Further in formation about the Spanish program should be requested from the Director Técnico.