International Baccalaureate Programme

More than 4,000 schools so far have chosen to teach International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes, with their unique academic rigor and their emphasis on students’ personal development. Those schools employ over 70,000 educators, teaching more than one million students worldwide.

Akron Public Schools is proud to house its IB programme at Firestone High School.  If you're ready to be a part of this amazing program, click here for the 2019-2020 application packet.   Click here for introductory letter, writing sample form, and teacher recommendation form.

For questions about the application process contact Judith Harrison at or at 330-761-3270.

IB Diploma Passing Rate

 Year  FHS Ohio USA World
 2014  85.7%  69.4%  68.7%  79.3%
 2015  93.7%  69.4%  69.5%  80.8%
 2016  95%  76.5%  68%  79.3%
 2017  69.5%  71.2%  66.7%  78.4%

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