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The application window for 2015-2016 school year is April 1 – June 1, 2015. Late applications will not be accepted. More info
International Baccalaureate (IB)

The IB K-12 Education Continuum is offered in each of the geographical areas of the School District of Palm Beach County.  More Info

Our Mission

Our department is committed to empowering and supporting students and their families in making informed, educational decisions leading to post secondary education and career options in order to compete in today’s technology-driven, global society.

Our Vision

Our vision is to graduate students prepared for the demands of the 21st century.

Choice Program Online Application Update

Results of the 2015-2016 Choice Program lottery will be available after 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Please log in to your parent dashboard at www.mypbchoiceapp.com after 5:00 pm to view your lottery results. Email notifications will also be sent to all applicants who applied online. Results for paper applications will be mailed via US Mail and should be received during the week of April 6, 2015. If you applied online and have not yet received an email, please check your SPAM/JUNK email folder.

International Baccalaureate Programme Coming to Royal Palm Beach High School

A new International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is coming to Royal Palm Beach High School for the 2015-2016 school year, making it the sixth district-operated high school in Palm Beach County to offer this rigorous curriculum to students. Parents are invited to learn more at a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, April 20 in the Royal Palm Beach High School Auditorium, 10600 Okeechobee Blvd., Royal Palm Beach.

Learn more about IB in Palm Beach County

To learn more about the new IB program at Royal Palm Beach High School, contact Laurie Cotton, Choice Academies Coordinator, at (561) 792-8659 or by email at laurie.cotton@palmbeachschools.org. For additional information about the International Baccalaureate Programme please visit www.ibo.org.

Questions About Our Programs?

Do yo have questions about choice programs? Email your questions to choicequestions@palmbeachschools.org.

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Open House Dates

We encourage you to attend the Open House for each Choice program to which you intend to apply.

Career Education

Students participating in Career Education programs in the School District of Palm Beach County will graduate with career training in high wage, high demand occupations as well as a set of strong workplace competencies that today’s workforce demands from its employees. Career Education provides a solid foundation to help build futures for students by integrating academic, critical thinking, technical and organizational skills that are relevant to the real world. Students will leave Career Education programs with the proper skills to make informed decisions for a future career. For more information please visit Career Education.

International Baccalaureate Programs

Students participating in any of the four International Baccalaureate (IB) programs develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn, and work in a rapidly globalizing world.  IB graduates are accepted into universities throughout the world and are prepared for success in any of their chosen careers.  Critical and creative thinking are developed through student-centered learning experiences in all academic disciplines and the arts. IB students study an additional world language. All of the four IB programs are offered in the School District of Palm Beach County. These are:

Primary Years Programme (PYP) for students in Grades K-5

Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students in Grades 6-10

Diploma Programme (DP) for students in Grades 11-12

IB Career-related Programme (IBCP) program designed for high school students who wish to participate in the IB Diploma Programme while also completing a Career Education pathway

For more information about IB programs, please visit www.ibo.org

For more information about the IB in Palm Beach County, please visit http://www.palmbeachschools.org/choiceprograms/ib-programs.asp.