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Welcome to Deltona High's Cambridge International Program

The Cambridge International Program here at Deltona High School allows students to opportunity to earn thier high school diploma through a regorous college track, along with earning the Cambridge International Diploma Award.  

"An AICE Diploma is awarded on the basis of examination scores and course work performance during seven full-credit courses.  By requiring students take a minimum of seven full-credit courses with at least one course chosen from each of the three subject areas (Language, Mathematics & Science and Arts & Humanities) and Global Perspectives, the AICE Diploma ensures that all students follow a broad and balanced academic program.  Within this framework, AICE offers an extremely flexible curriculum which can be tailored to students’ interests, abilities, and future plans. Every AICE test that is passed also awards the student college credit.

The AICE program is an innovative and accelerated method of study offered through University of Cambridge International Examinations(CIE), a division of University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England.  For over 170 years the prestigious University of Cambridge has been setting worldwide curriculum standards through their examinations.  American universities have responded enthusiastically to AICE.  The Florida Legislature has identified AICE as a graduation option and acceleration mechanism through which students can be awarded up to 45 hours of college credit at all public universities and colleges in Florida, and the state’s Bright Futures program recognizes AICE diploma recipients who also complete the required community service hours with the Florida Academic Scholars Scholarship."

Mrs. Carson, Deltona High Cambridge Director

Mrs. Julia Carson has been a faculty member of Deltona High since 2001, teaching University Studies and Advanced Placement courses.  She and her family are proud members of the Deltona community, where her and her husband, a Deltona High alumni, have lived since 2004.  Julia and her husband have five children who are all students of the Volusia Public Schools District, with a one recently graduating from Deltona High School.  Julia Carson is a firm supporter of not only Deltona High School, but the community as well.   Julia understands the necessary rigor and skills needed for our students to succeed in this fast paced twenty first century, and has always encouraged all studnts to reach thier full potential.  In 2017, Julia Carson and the Deltona High administrative team  developed the Deltona High Cambridge Program to meet the needs of our best and brightest students, ensuring that our students are successful graduates who can think critically, be innovative and become global problem solvers.

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