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International Baccalaureate (IB)




The IB Diploma Program is internationally recognized as representing one of the highest standards in university preparatory education. The IB Program reflects a central desire to provide an education that enables students to make sense of the complexities of the world around them, as well as equipping them with the skills and dispositions needed for taking responsible action for the future. They provide an education that crosses disciplinary, cultural, national and geographical boundaries, and that champions critical engagement, stimulating ideas and effective relationships.

RHS logo, crossed swords        Riverdale High School IB Class of 2019     IB logo
IB Class of 2019

95 Seniors

 72 IB Diplomas earned = 100% free tuition and fees plus $300 stipend per semester at

all Florida Public Universities

over 7 million dollars in scholarships offered

5 Full Rides totaling $1,464,800.00

United States Air Force Academy $416,000.00

University of Miami $246,800.00

Davidson College $264,000.00 (QuestBridge Scholarship*)

University of Virginia $250,000.00 (QuestBridge Scholarship*)

Washington and Lee $288,000.00 (QuestBridge Scholarship*)

 

*2018 QuestBridge Applications (Class of 2019)
16,248 Applications
6,507 Finalists
1,044 Match Recipients*
*Match Recipients are guaranteed a full four-year scholarship

Riverdale had an unprecedented 5 Finalist and 3 Match Recipients

 

Bill Gates Scholarship recipient = Full Tuition (only 300 scholarships given out in the country each year)

 

100% acceptance rate

 

Schools attending

Cornell University
Johns Hopkins University
United States Air Force Academy
Washington and Lee University
Davidson College
Embry Riddle University (2 students)
University of Miami (2 students)
University of Virginia
Ringling College of Art and Design
Savannah College of Art and Design
Nova Southeastern (2 students)
Miami-Dade Community College
University of Florida (12 students)
Florida State University (11 students)
University of Central Florida (14 students)
University of South Florida (11 students)
Florida Gulf Coast University (13 students)
Florida Atlantic University (5 students)
Florida International University (3 students)

Additional acceptances

Duke
Carnegie Mellon
Clemson
Purdue
Georgetown
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
New York University
Swarthmore
Middlebury College
Lehigh University
University of Alabama

 

Over 10,000 hours of community service, including:

-Life Skills Peers
-2 Schools 1 Home
-Unified Sports
-Adopted a mile of Fort Myers Beach
-RHS Recycling Program
-Over 300 stuffed animals donated to First Responders
-Over 100 pairs of shoes donated to needy children

-Thousands of dollars donated to various community service projects that support local, national and international communities
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