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, read and complete the following forms at the very bottom of the page.

Required Forms (click to open)
Welcome Letter
On-Line Application Instructions for 2021-22
Application Form for 2021-22
Candidate Letter 2021
Writing Sample
Teacher Recommendation



Additional Forms (click to open)
FHS Assessment Policy
FHS IB Language Policy
FHS Academic Honesty Policy


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

IB Diploma Passing Rate


Firestone

Ohio

USA

Worldwide

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%

2018

52%

62.3%

65.6%

78.1%

2019

76.4%

74.7%

64.1%

77.1%

2020

90.3%

85.9%

72.1%

78.7%

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