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Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the
International Baccalaureate Program!

 

Admission Requirements

Applications are scored based on the following: 

  • A/B average on the most recent report card
  • FSA score in Reading within the past year- 85 percentile (standardized tests within the past year will be acceptable for students who did not take Escambia County State Testing)
  • FSA Math score within the past year- 75 percentile (standardized tests within the past year will be acceptable for students who did not take Escambia County State Testing)
    • The district county office will request testing records from the school
  • Four satisfactory teacher recommendations in different subject areas. Students will enter current teacher e-mail addresses for Math, Science, History, and English in the online application. Teachers will receive the recommendation requests via e-mail and will submit them electronically.
    • No serious discipline infraction or repeated history of disciplinary problems
    • No persistent attendance problems

You may provide a letter of explanation to the IB Office by emailing bhall4@ecsdfl.us if one of the above requirements was unable to be met due to extenuating circumstances. 

 

Admission Timeline

  • The online application is available from October 17th to December 2nd for all students applying. No late applications will be accepted after this time unless families moved into the district after the deadline.
  • Acceptance letters are expected to be sent from the district office in early February. 
  • Pathways to Success Curriculum Fair is held in late February for accepted students to learn about courses, electives, clubs, and athletics at PHS. 

 

If a student lives outside of Escambia County and is interested in applying for the IB Program at this time, please reach out to our IB Office.

the phs ib online application is open!

the last day to apply online is december 2nd
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