All students deserve opportunities to succeed, and it can be particularly challenging for students who are the best and brightest to find the perfect academic home. The right environment is challenging, uplifting and rigorous, but all supported by a vibrant learning community. International Baccalaureate (IB) programs are an effective way of getting high-achievers ready for the future, whether that entails starting their own small business or becoming a surgeon. At our private school in Carroll County, MD, the IB program combines high-level academic achievement with an eager community full of other highly-motivated students. Springdale Preparatory School is an IB private school that offers students a superior academic and extracurricular experience that prepares them for secondary schooling and whatever the future holds.