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Reassignments
The Reassignment window for the second semester of the 2015-2106 school year is October 1-31, 2015. 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 Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for a Choice program was Friday, January 29, 2016. Late applications will be accepted but must be submitted in paper form.

Return completed paper application to:
The Department of Choice and Career Options
3308 Forest Hill Blvd., C-124
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Questions? You can now email us at: choicequestions@palmbeachschools.org

Choice Programs Open House

For more information on programs offered attend an Open House. Dates and times vary by school.

SY 2016-17 Choice Programs Booklet Available Now

The School District of Palm Beach County offers a large number of programs for pre-k, elementary, middle and high school students. Browse through our variety of programs and find the best choice for your child.

SY 2016-17 Choice Programs Booklet

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.

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.

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.