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Jacksonville High School 

   An International Baccalaureate World School    since 2008, offering the Diploma Programme



The IBO Mission



The International Baccalaureate 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 organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.  These programmes 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 IB Learner Profile



 What is the IB Diploma?

  • It is a pre-university diploma and international admissions credential.
  • It utilizes international standards.
  • It is based on an integrated curriculum.
  • It is infused with international mindedness within and across the curriculum creating more global awareness for the school in and out of the classroom.
  • It is present in public and private schools, magnet schools, Comprehensive high schools, International schools, and schools looking to redesign.
  • The IB Diploma is recognized by the world's leading universities.
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