International Baccalaureate (IB)

DHS Pre-IB Applicants:

1. Complete Academy Application

2. Complete one on-site writing sample

3. Non-MCPSS students - submit transcript & test scores to

What do you need to know about the writing sample?

  • We will provide you with 2 prompts but you only have to respond to 1 of them
  • You will have a maximum of 30 minutes and front and back of one page to respond
  • You do not need any specific knowledge in order to respond to the prompts (they are personal questions)
  • We will consider your score on the writing sample holistically along with your grades, standardized test scores, and resume (as provided online)
  • To see dates and times for available writing samples, please go to the Prospective Student tab.



What is IB?


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Lydia Edmonds
Phone: (251) 221-3084