Our Magnet:
 
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY    

Pompano Beach High School is an all-magnet high school, specializing in International Affairs with Information Technology. PBHS is an ‘A’ rated school and the 18th highest rated high school in the state of Florida. Our mission is for students to see beyond the walls of their own world—to give them a greater understanding and appreciation for people around the globe. Our global interest is seen in our own diverse student population representing over 29 countries and 25 languages. All students are required to participate in a full magnet program, which includes a minimum of four credits of English, math, science, and social studies and three credits in sequence of the same modern world language and the same business technology program. In addition to the magnet diploma, students are able to earn both the Scholar and Merit Diploma Designations. The magnet program offers a variety of choices. In addition to students earning three credits from sequential World Language courses, they also choose a minimum of three sequential Information Technology courses from four unique programs.

  • Computer Science
  • Digital Video Technology
  • International Business
  • Scientific Visualization
Our Information Technology Programs:
 
Computer Science Program
Students are given the opportunity to study computer science with fundamental topics including problem solving, robotics, design strategies and methodologies, data structures, algorithms, analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing. The second and third courses in this program are Advanced Placement and allow students to pursue college-level studies with the potential of earning college credit.
 
Digital Video Technology Program
This program provides students with an introduction to the digital video production process. Students work on in-house projects and take on leadership roles in the videotaping and editing of school events. Students take the Adobe Premiere Pro Industry Certification assessment in this program.
 

International Business Program 
The International Business program develops the appreciation, knowledge, and skills necessary to thrive in a global marketplace. An accounting course is included in this program and students take the Quickbooks Industry Certification assessment.

Scientific Visualization Program
Students are provided instruction in the evolution and principles of scientific visualization, including various tools and techniques used in different industries to retrieve, render, and display two- and three-dimensional representations of scientific and other forms of data. Students take the Dreamweaver Industry Certification assessment.