IMS recognizes students who distinguish themselves academically by performing at a high level while taking a rigorous academic course load. Students who complete the following academic program with grades of B or higher in each course will receive the honors distinction at graduation:
- 4 years of language arts
- 4 years of mathematics*
- 3 years or more of science
- 3 years or more of social studies
- 2 years or more of foreign language
* High school mathematics courses (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Statistics, Pre-Calculus) completed prior to 9th grade may be counted toward the fulfillment of the mathematics requirement.