Monthly Features

Parent Coffee Social

By IBPO | October 5, 2017

Thanks to our generous community donors: Der Dutchman Sarasota, Trader Joe’s-Sarasota,FL, Detwiler’s Farm Market, Panera Bread (Bee Ridge Location), and our thoughtful parent donors and volunteers; our Freshmen Breakfast with the Principal event was a big success! The IBPO and the students appreciate you!  

History Bowl 2017

By IBPO | April 16, 2017

History Bowl Competition March 31, 2017. Winning Varsity and JV.

Riverview IB Announces the Annual IB Pinning Ceremony

By IBPO | October 19, 2016

RIVERVIEW IB ANNOUNCES THE ANNUAL IB PINNING CEREMONY, THURSDAY, OCT. 20, IN THE RPAC Parents and friends invited to witness the 122 anticipated diploma candidates and 17 career program certificate candidates be officially welcomed into the RIVERVIEW INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM Also, please see for the original research titles recently submitted by THE RIVERVIEW IB…

2016 Theory of Knowledge

By IBPO | October 1, 2016

2016 Theory of Knowledge Titles Announced Click here   2016 Theory of Knowledge Power Point Slides Theory of Knowledge Skepticism   Theory of Knowledge Patterns Part 1 Part 2

Riverview IB Diploma Program Details

By IBPO | August 4, 2016

What is this ‘IB diploma program thing’? The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program is a challenging pre-university course of studies, leading to examinations. The program meets the needs of highly motivated secondary school students, by presenting a state of the art, globally-focused curriculum, instructional strategies that address varied learning styles, and, an assessment plan that…

What is so special about IB programmes?

By IBPO | August 4, 2016

IB programmes are recognized around the world and ensure an increased adaptability and mobility for IB students; The curriculum and pedagogy of IB programmes focus on international perspectives of learning and teaching, while insisting that students fully explore their home culture and language; IB World Schools must undergo an exhaustive authorization process, as well as…

Did You Know?

By IBPO | August 4, 2016

The average acceptance rate of DP students into university/college is 22 percentage points higher than the average acceptance rate of the total population. The average SAT score of IB Diploma Programme candidates is 1953, and the average for IB Certificate candidates is 1794.  The national average SAT score is 1500. 65% of IB DP students…

IB Parents’ Voices

By IBPO | August 4, 2016

• “My 9th grade student loves most of her teachers and is having a great year so far. Her teachers were good about working out a schedule for completing make-up work for a medical absence. She feels challenged but not overwhelmed. “ 9th grade parent • “…….likes that IB members try to help one another…

New University Study Released!

By IBPO | July 29, 2016

New study on the university enrollment, retention and graduation rates of Diploma Programme (DP) students who graduated from public and private high schools in the United States in 2008: Some of the key findings of the study include: 92% of IB Diploma Program students graduating from US high schools in 2008 enrolled in US postsecondary…

New Research from the International Baccalaureate

By IBPO | July 29, 2016

“Research released earlier this year by the International Baccalaureate showed that the IB is a pathway to success in post-secondary education. The first year retention rate of Diploma Programme students was 98 percent, compared to the national retention rate of 77 percent, and the four year graduation rate among all DP participants (those who earned…

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