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The Connecticut IB Academy

Location: East Hartford, CT

Population: 51,252

Closest City: Windsor Locks

Distance to Closest City: 30 min

Airport Code: BDL

Quick Facts:

Number of High Schools: 1
Students per High School: 188
Student to Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Approximate Start Date: End of August
Approximate End Date: Beginning of June
Fall Semester Offered: Yes
Spring Semester Offered: Yes
ESL Offered: No
IB Program Offered: Yes, Full IB School
Possibility of Graduation: No
Enrollment Restrictions: 225 ELTiS, no 9th graders, cannot be over 18, must be at least 14, uniform is mandatory, they do not have their own sports teams
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East Hartford is a suburb of Hartford, Connecticut, the state capitol. This charming town is two hours from Boston MA and New York City. Hartford is known as the home of Mark Twain and Harriett Beecher Stowe and has many sights of historical importance to visit. Yale University is less than an hour away and there are numerous ski resorts nearby. Connecticut is a state with four seasons and beautifully colored leaves can be appreciated every fall. Many miles of hiking trails can be enjoyed, as well as kayaking, fishing, and a wide range of other outdoor sports.

School Profile

100% of students are IB diploma candidates and the schoo's mission is to encourage students to be internationally minded and to recognize the common humanity in people. The motto of the Academy is "to know is not enough," they focus on helping students to become positive change-makes who have the skills they need to survive in high school and beyond. Welcoming exchange students is only one of the many ways that the IB Academy promotes international understanding .

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