International Baccalaureate 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.
Pre-IB Program Admission Criterion
Minimum GPA: 3.25
Reading and Math FSA: Score at 55th and/or EOC with achievement level of 3 and above
Two recommendations from 8th grade teachers on the form provided below
LWHS does not require the Readistep or SAT10 exam for admission to the IB program.
Lake Wales High School is not a zoned school: we accept students from all around the Polk County area.
The International Baccalaureate Application 2017-2018 also serves as the Lake Wales High School Application and Registration.
Shadow an IB Student:
If you would like to have your child shadow an IB student for a day,
please email Leanne Thrift, International Baccalaureate 9th and 10th Counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 863-678-4222.
Please be sure that your child has lunch money or a packed lunch from home.
Dress code for shadowing: school uniform from current school or a plain black, white or orange polo and khaki shorts or pants.
Why International Baccalaureate?
If you want to learn more about the program, please contact Anuj Saran, Assistant Principal & IB Coordinator