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
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 2019-2020 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