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Sabine Jansen, Home Buyer in Switzerland, FL

Moving to Philadelphia from Europe- does this High School offer I.B. ( International Baccelaureat ) courses ?

Asked by Sabine Jansen, Switzerland, FL Sun Dec 7, 2008

I.B. courses would allow our son to eventually choose to study at university either in the U.S. or Europe
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Hi Sabine,

I live in Philadelphia, and my daughter is an IB student in middle school. According to the official IB website listing, the answer is no. I'm giving you the link below, so that you can see which schools DO have the program, and at which age level. Please do not let this discourage you. Chestnut Hill academy is a top notch school all the way around the block, and they are very focused on college prep.
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You will need to call the school directly for course information at (215) 247-4700. Good luck with your move
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Here is a link you might find helpful....…
Philly Magazine did an article on top schools in the area. Hopefully this will help.
And if you plan on living in Center City, feel free to visit for all of your
real estate needs.
Good Luck, and Welcome to Philadelphia!
Mark Wade
Prudential Fox and Roach Realtors
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Excellent question. You will need to contact the school directly to find out what college prep courses are available.

What is your time frame of when you will be moving here? Are you in touch with a local Realtor? If not, I would be willing to assist you in all your needs. I am just outside of Philadelphia.

I also speak German, if it helps.

Terrence Charest, e-Pro
Century 21 Associates
905 Easton Road
Willow Grove, PA19090
Cell (preferred): 267.614.1494
Office: 215.659.5250
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