RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
www.riverviewib.com
www.ibo.org
What is the IB Program?
The IB Program is:
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1 mission
3 challenging programs
3699 IB World Schools in 147 countries
110,000 teachers
1,149,000 students
IBO MISSION
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The International Baccalaureate Organization
aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and
caring young people, who help to create a better
and more peaceful world through intercultural
understanding and respect.
To this end, the IBO works with schools,
governments, and international organizations to
develop challenging programs of international
education and rigorous assessment.
These programs encourage students across
the world to become active, compassionate, and
lifelong learners, who understand that other
people, with their differences, can also be right.
The Heart of the
Diploma
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The Learner Profile
International-mindedness
Extended Essay
Creativity, Action, Service
Theory of Knowledge
What is International Mindedness?
Why is IB Preferred over other
Challenging Options?
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It is truly mission-based
Students demonstrate their knowledge on
multiple assessments
Curriculum is focused on writing,
research, critical thinking, collaboration
and oral presentation skills.
It truly is a program of studies linked by
common themes and purposes.
Riverview IB is a wonderful family of
faculty & students working together.
Assessment instruments
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Short-response questions
Extended-response questions
Essays
Projects
Portfolios of pieces of work
Reports
Performances
Exhibitions
AP VS IB
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National standard of
excellence
AP consists of
independent courses for
students who may excel in
only one or two academic
disciplines
AP scores are based
solely on the AP exam
AP exams are multiple
choice and short-answer
or essay exams
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International standard of
excellence
IB is a 2 yr well-rounded
education program with 6
areas of study, an
extended essay, TOK and
CAS
IB scores are based on
classroom work and on IB
exams
IB exams are all short
answer or essay exams
SAMPLE Pre-IB 9 SCHEDULE
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Pre-IB English 1
2nd Language (Spanish, German,
Chinese)
AP World History
Pre-IB Biology
Algebra II Honors or Algebra I
Honors
Elective: i.e. Geometry, Art, Music,
Acting, Career Technical Education
CTE Electives
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Intro to Information Tech
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Adobe Photoshop
Dream Weaver
Premiere Pro
Microsoft Office
Intro to Engineering
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Inventor Certification
Riverview High School IB Admissions
Requirements:
1. Completion of application forms:
a.) student info page
b.) parent info page
c.) signed honor code
d.) student/parent evaluation page
e.) written component
1. Final grades of A or B in core classes in Grade 7
and first semester Grade 8
2. Level 4+ on FCAT
3. Strong attendance/behavior profile
Admissions
Favorable Consideration:
*Completion of Algebra I in Grade 8 with
Grade of A/B
*Completion of level one of a second
language
*Strong written component
Additional Criteria:
*Students will be required to take
entrance examinations in Math for
placement purposes. Dates TBA.
Admissions Timeline
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April 10 – Application deadline for
Sarasota County Residents
TBA – Registration
May 15 - Summer Assignments
Posted to www.riverviewib.com
August, 2014 – Freshmen
Orientation
August, 2014 – Schedule Pick-Up
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