The first public IB World School in Florida was St. Petersburg High School authorized in 1983. Since then, the IB has grown to 178 authorized schools, 213 programmes, and 28 programmes in Candidacy (2022). Currently, Florida ranks third, after California and Texas, in the number of IB World Schools and programmes in the United States.
How does Florida recognize the IB?
Higher education institutions across Florida recognize the IB Diploma and accept transcripts from IB students. Below you can find an overview of IB policies in Florida and a list of all institutions that have accepted IB students in the past five years.