International Baccalaureate

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IB LogoThe International Baccalaureate Program was established in Europe in 1968 as a means of providing a world-class education recognized throughout the world. Today, the IB program is offered in 3,600 primary, middle, and high schools in 147 countries. Rigorous and with high standards, the IB program is designed to promote international awareness and understanding, tolerance, and compassion , making IB students responsible citizens and leaders. IB students become engaged critical thinkers and lifelong learners.

 

Magnet Coordinator | Judy Olivero

MYP Coordinator | Mary Tychesen
Phone : 754.322.0703

IB Website |  dbhsib.weebly.com

 

Academic Requirements

Acceptance into a Magnet Program for high school students is based on academic performance. Exceptional education students with disabilities must meet magnet school entry requirements that will ensure the student’s success in the magnet program. English Language Learners (ELL) must have FCAT or nationally standardized test scores in reading and/or mathematics and the GPA as required criteria for specific magnet programs as described in Policy.

For all high school programs, unless otherwise noted, there is a review process for students who do not meet the following established entrance criteria for the International Baccalaureate program:

• GPA – 3.0
• Level 4 or greater FCAT score (reading & math)

 

Application Process

Applications to the International Baccalaureate program are being accepted December 1, 2016 – February 10, 2017. Please contact our International Baccalaureate Office for more information on how you can apply – 754.322.0703

If your student is currently enrolled in a Broward County Public School and you wish to apply click here. 

If your student is NOT currently enrolled in a Broward County Public School and you wish to apply click here.

 Our OPEN HOUSE will take place on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – 7:00pm

Dynamic Courses

The International Baccalaureate Magnet Program is proud to offer a full array of advanced courses that prepare students for virtually any college major. Below is a list of our IB Courses. 

9th Grade Courses

MYP English 1

MYP French

MYP Japanese

MYP Spanish

AP Human Geography

MYP Biology I

Honors Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

MYP Visual Arts

Music

Theater

18 Weeks Inquiry Skills

18 Weeks HOPE

10th Grade Courses

MYP English II

MYP French

MYP Japanese

MYP Spanish

AP World History

MYP Chemistry I

Honors Geometry

Honors Algebra II

IB Pre-Calculus

MYP Visual Arts

Music

Theatre Arts

18 Weeks MYP Technology

18 Weeks HOPE

11th Grade Courses

IB English III

MYP French

MYP Japanese

MYP Spanish

AP U.S. History

IB Biology II

IB Chemistry II

IB Pre-Calculus

IB Math Studies

AP Calculus AB

IB Art

Music

Theatre Arts

IB Theory of Knowledge

12th Grade Courses

IB English IV

IB French

IB Japanese

IB Spanish

IB Contemporary History

IB Social Anthropology

IB Biology III

IB Chemistry II

IB Math Studies

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

IB Art

IB Music

IB Theatre Arts

IB Theory of Knowledge

To earn an IB Diploma in addition to a high school diploma, students must take 3 higher level and 3 standard level comprehensive IB exams at the end of their junior and senior years. Standard level exams follow one-year courses and higher level exams require 2 years of instruction.

Notable Universities

The International Baccalaureate Program prepares students for any college major.  Virtually all of our graduates attend 4-year universities, many of which are highly selective.  Below are some of the universities that our DBHS IB graduates are currently attending:

Columbia University

 

Cornell University

 

Dartmouth College

 

Duke University

 

Emory University

 

Harvard University

 

Johns Hopkins University

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

 

New York University

 

Swarthmore College

 

United States Naval Academy

 

University of Chicago

 

University of Florida

 

University of Miami

University of Pennsylvania

Vanderbilt University