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International Baccalaureate Test Fees

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

International Baccalaureate (IB) Test Fee Program removes the financial barriers that prevent many low-income students in high schools from taking the IB end-of-course tests. Funding supports the payment of the IB test fees for income-eligible students.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Low-income students who are enrolled in an IB class and plan to take the end-of-course IB exam are eligible to participate in the program. Upon teacher recommendation, a low-income student who has previously taken an IB class but not the exam may also be eligible to participate.
Other Eligibility Considerations LEAs must document the income eligibility of students participating in the program and maintain documentation of need at the school or LEA site for five years.
Eligible Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-240-0890
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8290
Total Available $779,972
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Local educational agencies (LEAs) will be reimbursed up to $95 dollars for each IB exam and $140 dollars for IB registration for students whose family income does not exceed 185 percent of the federal poverty level.

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 10, 2012
Due Date June 30, 2012
Expected Notification Date November 30, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Advanced Placement []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other If a funding results template associated with this profile is posted to the CDE Web site, the link to the template will automatically be presented from the posted profile.


Program Dianna Gutierrez, 916-445-7755,
Fiscal Tonika Washington, 916-445-1710,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-323-6398 (phone), 916-323-2817 (fax)
Last Modified: November 15, 2012

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