International Studies Seeking IB Authorization

Ms. Courtemanche's Summer Student Mural Project


  • Safey Harbor Middle School is on it's journey to become a community of International Baccalaureate learners and teachers who encompass the belief that education can be delivered with the whole child in mind. Our international studies framework includes advanced and rigorous coursework, while fostering effective listening, problem solving, personal reflection, responsibility and ethical decision-making. Teachers use and inquiry-based approach to cultivate authentic student engagement and relevant and meaningful ways. School culture supports cultural understanding, global awareness, and the need for service in our communities. 

    Our transformation to becoming an IB school is multi-year process. Stay tuned to all of the changes coming to our campus. 


    Renee Caplinger-Ford is Safety Harbor Middle School's IB Coordinator 



  • Check out our upcoming informational events: 

    October 18th
    North County District Application Program (DAP) Fair
    Location: Dunedin High School, 1651 Pinehurst Rd, Dunedin
    Tuesday: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    October 22nd
    All County District Application Program (DAP) Fair
    Location: Largo High School, 410 Missouri Ave, Largo, FL
    Saturday: 9:00am - 11:00am

    November 1st
    Safety Harbor Middle School Discovery Night
    Location: Safety Harbor Middle School Cafeteria
    Tuesday: 6:00pm

    Tours will take place every Thursday morning beginning in October. Tours will take place between 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

    Please contact our IB Coordinator Renee Caplinger-Ford or use the link below:

    727-724-1400 Extension 1379 or to schedule your tour!

    Shadowing Experiences
    Will happen in the Spring Semester - More information to follow