Prospective Students Eligibility Profile
for Haines City High School’s IB Programme
In order to attend IB, a student must apply, and qualify, for one of the limited seats during the District Open Enrollment period during their eighth-grade year.
- Middle School GPA of a 3.5 or higher
- Have qualifying standard assessment scores
- Live in the HCHS IB zone (East Side of Polk County – see zoning below.)
Students zoned for the following high schools are eligible to attend the Haines City IB Programme:
- Haines City High
- Ridge Community High
- Lake Region High
- Winter Haven High
- Auburndale High
- Tenoroc High
- Lake Gibson High
Applications for the 2021-2022 school year closed on January 12 at 4 p.m. and no further applications will be accepted at this time.
In order to qualify for this high school program, all interested current 8th-grade students must apply during Open Enrollment, and qualify for a seat by signing up for, and scoring high enough on, a district test to be administered in January 2021. Available district testing dates are listed at https://polkschoolsfl.com/ib/.
Students are expected to adhere to all the academic, ethical and behavioral requirements described in the Code of Student Conduct. Depending on the location of a student’s residency, students and families need to be aware of the additional time commitment involved in utilizing district transportation.