Academic Program

ICS offers a flexible, single graduation diploma and different pathways to meet the needs of students

Students can purse the ICS graduation diploma through different combinations of courses that typically fall within one of the three pathways for graduation:

  1. The ICS Learning Pathway

  2. The IB Diploma Program

  3. The Inception Project

Please click here for the high school division's course guide that provides information on all programs listed above.


 Mandatory credits required for ICS graduation

 Subject Area   

 ICS Diploma   

World Languages 2
Social Studies 2
Science 2
Mathematics 2
PE/Health 2
Electives/Inception Project 4


20 credits

The mandatory graduation credit scheme governs matriculation from Addis Ababa.

Post secondary institution entrance requirements should be considered in addition to the credit scheme. 



Programs & Diplomas

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*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programs: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit