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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.

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2 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Hillsborough High School C. Leon King High School T. R. Robinson High School Strawberry Crest High School

3 348 Canadian Schools 1,568 US Schools IB World Schools in North America: 1,916 schools 3,911 IB schools in 146 countries throughout the world Nov 2010

4 What is the IB Programme? History History Magnet Magnet Course Work Course Work “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

5 IB Learner Profile IB Programmes aim to develop internationally minded people who are striving to become: IB Programmes aim to develop internationally minded people who are striving to become: InquirersKnowledgeableThinkersCommunicatorsRisk-takersPrincipledCaringOpen-mindedWell-balancedReflective

6 Academics 4 years of each: English English Foreign Language Foreign Language French or SpanishFrench or Spanish Mathematics Mathematics Social Studies Social Studies Science Science Biology, Chemistry, & PhysicsBiology, Chemistry, & Physics Other courses: Inquiry Skills Theory of Knowledge IB Elective Second Science Psychology Economics Art Traditional Electives

7 AT Robinson…. INTERESTING ELECTIVES ROTC ROTC TV Production TV Production Journalism Journalism Culinary Operations Culinary Operations Web Design / Computers Web Design / Computers Band / Chorus / Orchestra Band / Chorus / Orchestra Drama Drama Art Art Team Sports /Weight Training / Soccer / Basketball Team Sports /Weight Training / Soccer / Basketball Aerospace/ Latin/ Law Studies / Psychology Aerospace/ Latin/ Law Studies / Psychology

8 Special Features World-wide curriculum World-wide curriculum Research class- study hall Research class- study hall Rotating Schedule Rotating Schedule Teachers available before & after school Teachers available before & after school IB Coordinator, IB Counselor, and College and Career Counselor IB Coordinator, IB Counselor, and College and Career Counselor Transportation to and from school Transportation to and from school No physical education No physical education

9 Period 150 min Traditional Schedule meets everyday IB Schedule meets every other day Period 190 min. 2 3 Study Hall 90 min. DAY ONE DAY TWO Period 190 min. 2 3 Study Hall 90 min.

10 EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AT Robinson High School CLUBS Student Government Student Government Science Club Science Club Starlets Starlets Various Honor Societies Various Honor Societies Speech and Debate Speech and Debate Math League Math League Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fellowship of Christian Athletes Various Service Clubs Various Service Clubs Karaoke Karaoke Future Business Leaders of America Future Business Leaders of America Aeroknights Aeroknights Future Doctors of America Future Doctors of America Knightmare Knightmare Bowling Club Bowling Club Drama Drama Model UN Model UN UNICEF UNICEF Historical Society Historical Society Order of the Phoenix Order of the Phoenix Photography Photography SPORTS Football Football Cheerleading Cheerleading Volleyball Volleyball Cross Country Cross Country Swimming Swimming Golf Golf Track Track Soccer Soccer Flag Football Flag Football Baseball Baseball Softball Softball Tennis Tennis Basketball Basketball Wrestling Wrestling Lacrosse Lacrosse

11 And FUN ACTIVITIES Homecoming Game and Dance Homecoming Game and Dance Pep Rallies Pep Rallies Concerts and Plays Concerts and Plays IB Parties IB Parties Great American Teach-In Great American Teach-In Field Trips Field Trips Relay for Life Relay for Life Ice Cream Socials Ice Cream Socials

12 Benefits of IB IB students are….. IB students are….. more engaged in high schoolmore engaged in high school more prepared for collegemore prepared for college more likely to succeed in collegemore likely to succeed in college Colleges recognize the value of IB and seek IB students Colleges recognize the value of IB and seek IB students

13 Benefits of IB Strong college applicants Strong college applicants IB students more likely to be admitted to selective universities IB students more likely to be admitted to selective universities Scholarship opportunities Scholarship opportunities Possibility of over 30 university credits Possibility of over 30 university credits

14 IB, AP or Dual Enrollment? International Baccalaureate Advanced Placement Dual Enrollment Rigorous Content Total Program (all subjects taught at IB level) Individual Courses Selected by Student Score Assigned Based on Test Score Assigned at Teacher’s Discretion Evaluated by colleges for college credit International Standards National StandardsSchool-wide Standards IB Students may take IB, AP and Dual Enrollment courses AP Students may take AP and Dual Enrollment courses Dual Enrollment Students may take AP and Dual Enrollment courses

15 University or CollegeAverage Acceptance Rate IB Acceptance Rate University of Florida42%82% Florida State University60%92% Brown University9%18% Columbia University9%13% Harvard University7%10% New York University30%57% University of Miami30%72% Cornell University18%31% Duke University16%28% University of Pennsylvania14%24% Yale University7%18% University of Central Florida47%90% University of California -Los Angeles 23%48% Princeton University8%16%

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17 Who chooses IB? Students who are highly motivated Students who are highly motivated Students who are academically talented Students who are academically talented Students willing to challenge themselves in all subjects Students willing to challenge themselves in all subjects Students who want to experience a world-wide curriculum Students who want to experience a world-wide curriculum Students who wish to surround themselves with others of like goals Students who wish to surround themselves with others of like goals

18 Selection Criteria GPA Academic subjects from 7 th grade and first part of 8 th grade Test Scores Standardized reading and math test scores from 6 th and/or 7 th 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.

19 How do I know IB is right for me? Talk to your parents,counselor, teachers Talk to your parents,counselor, teachers Attend the IB Information Session, Saturday, November 8 At 9:00 AM Robinson HS with your parents 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) Shadow (10/14,10/30, 11/6, 11/18, 12/3, 12/18) Call for an appointmentCall for an appointment Notify your school three days in advanceNotify your school three days in advance You must provide your own transportationYou must provide your own transportation Bring your lunch or money to buy lunchBring your lunch or money to buy lunch Times at RHS 7:25 – 2:45Times at RHS 7:25 – 2:45

20 Answers to FAQs Algebra I is required Algebra I is required Physical Science Honors and a foreign language are not required Physical Science Honors and a foreign language are not required Apply to Magnet Programs online Apply to Magnet Programs online November 12 – December 17 and then final decision is made in March November 12 – December 17 and then final decision is made in March

21 Apply online: November 12 - December 17


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