International Baccalaureate Program

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International Baccalaureate
Diploma Programme
Hillsborough High School
C. Leon King High School
T. R. Robinson High School
Strawberry Crest High School
IB World Schools in North America: 1,916 schools
348 Canadian
Schools
1,568 US Schools
3,911 IB schools in 146 countries throughout the world
Nov 2010
What is the IB Programme?
“The IB is not just about belonging to a school; it is about belonging to a
world network of like-minded people who have a common experience and
the capacity to change the world for the better.”
-Ian Hill, Deputy Director General of the International Baccalaureate Organization, Supertest,
2005
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History
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Magnet
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Course Work
IB Learner Profile
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IB Programmes aim to develop
internationally minded people who
are striving to become:
Inquirers
Knowledgeable
Thinkers
Communicators
Risk-takers
Principled
Caring
Open-minded
Well-balanced
Reflective
Academics
4 years of each:
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English
Foreign Language
• French or Spanish
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Mathematics
Social Studies
Science
• Biology, Chemistry, &
Physics
Other courses:
Inquiry Skills
Theory of Knowledge
IB Elective
Second Science
Psychology
Economics
Art
Traditional Electives
AT Robinson….
INTERESTING
ELECTIVES
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ROTC
TV Production
Journalism
Culinary Operations
Web Design / Computers
Band / Chorus / Orchestra
Drama
Art
Team Sports /Weight
Training / Soccer /
Basketball
Aerospace/ Latin/ Law
Studies / Psychology
Special Features
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World-wide curriculum
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Research class- study hall
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Rotating Schedule
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Teachers available before & after school
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IB Coordinator, IB Counselor, and
College and Career Counselor
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Transportation to and from school
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No physical education
Traditional
Schedule
meets everyday
Period
1
50 min.
IB Schedule
meets every other
day
Period
Period
1
90 min.
1
90 min.
2
50 min.
3
50 min.
2
90 min.
2
90 min.
4
50 min.
3
90 min.
3
90 min.
5
50 min.
90 min.
50 min.
Study
Hall
90 min.
6
Study
Hall
7
50 min.
DAY ONE
DAY TWO
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
AT Robinson High School
SPORTS
CLUBS
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Student Government
Science Club
Starlets
Various Honor Societies
Speech and Debate
Math League
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Various Service Clubs
Karaoke
Future Business Leaders of America
Aeroknights
Future Doctors of America
Knightmare
Bowling Club
Drama
Model UN
UNICEF
Historical Society
Order of the Phoenix
Photography
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Football
Cheerleading
Volleyball
Cross Country
Swimming
Golf
Track
Soccer
Flag Football
Baseball
Softball
Tennis
Basketball
Wrestling
Lacrosse
And FUN ACTIVITIES
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Homecoming
Game and Dance
Pep Rallies
Concerts and
Plays
IB Parties
Great American
Teach-In
Field Trips
Relay for Life
Ice Cream
Socials
Benefits of IB
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IB students are…..
• more engaged in high school
• more prepared for college
• more likely to succeed in college
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Colleges recognize the value of IB
and seek IB students
Benefits of IB
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Strong college applicants
IB students more likely to be admitted
to selective universities
Scholarship opportunities
Possibility of over
30 university
credits
IB, AP or Dual Enrollment?
International
Baccalaureate
Advanced
Placement
Dual Enrollment
Rigorous Content
Rigorous Content
Rigorous Content
Total Program (all
subjects taught at IB
level)
Individual Courses
Selected by Student
Individual Courses
Selected by Student
Score Assigned Based Score Assigned Based Score Assigned at
on Test
on Test
Teacher’s Discretion
Evaluated by colleges
for college credit
Evaluated by colleges
for college credit
Evaluated by colleges
for college credit
International
Standards
National Standards
School-wide
Standards
IB Students may take
IB, AP and Dual
Enrollment courses
AP Students may take Dual Enrollment
AP and Dual
Students may take AP
Enrollment courses
and Dual Enrollment
courses
University or College
Average
Acceptance
Rate
IB
Acceptance
Rate
University of Florida
42%
82%
Florida State University
60%
92%
Brown University
9%
18%
Columbia University
9%
13%
Harvard University
7%
10%
New York University
30%
57%
University of Miami
30%
72%
Cornell University
18%
31%
Duke University
16%
28%
University of Pennsylvania
14%
24%
Yale University
7%
18%
University of Central Florida
47%
90%
University of California -Los
Angeles
23%
48%
Princeton University
8%
16%
IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS
Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Penn,
Brown, Cornell
TOP RANKED UNIVERSITIES
Chicago, MIT, Duke, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Wash U,
Rice, Vanderbilt, Emory, Georgetown, UC Berkeley, Carnegie
Mellon, U of Southern California, U of Virginia, Wake Forest, U
North Carolina, NYU, Georgia Tech, Case Western, Lehigh,
Rensselaer, U of Miami, Boston U, Tulane, U of Florida,
Northeastern, Fordham, Brigham Young, American, Rutgers, U
of Alabama, Drexel, Auburn, Florida State U, Colorado, Loyola,
Howard, St. John‘s, U of Hawaii, U South Florida, U Central
Florida, Swarthmore, Wesleyan, Haverford, Williams, Embry
Riddle, Amherst, FL New College, Lipscomb, FAMU, Univ
Tampa, Stetson, Rollins, Eckerd, FL Southern, FL Atlantic
MILITARY ACADEMIES
West Point, US Air Force Academy, US Naval Academy, US Coast
Guard Academy, US Merchant Marines
Who chooses IB?
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Students who are highly motivated
Students who are academically talented
Students willing to challenge
themselves in all subjects
Students who want to experience a
world-wide curriculum
Students who wish to surround
themselves with others of like goals
GPA
Selection Criteria
Academic subjects from 7th grade and
first part of 8th grade
Test Scores
Standardized reading and math test
scores from 6th and/or 7th grade
Writing Sample
HCPS students will take a writing
assessment at school in November.
Private school students will attend a
writing session Dec 6 (Middleton HS),
Dec 9 (Leto HS), or Jan 10 (Tampa Bay
Tech HS)
Algebra I or Algebra I Honors required.
How do I know IB is right for me?
Talk to your parents,counselor, teachers
 Attend the IB Information Session,
Saturday, November 8 At 9:00 AM
Robinson HS with your parents
 Shadow (10/14,10/30, 11/6, 11/18, 12/3, 12/18)
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Call for an appointment
Notify your school three days in advance
You must provide your own transportation
Bring your lunch or money to buy lunch
Times at RHS 7:25 – 2:45
Answers to FAQs
Algebra I is required
 Physical Science Honors and a foreign
language are not required
 Apply to Magnet Programs online
November 12 – December 17 and
then final decision is made in March
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Apply online: November 12 - December 17
www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/magnet

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