IB World School Overview

  • The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme at Walker Middle Magnet provides a framework of learning that encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. The Middle Years Programme emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and the real world. It fosters the development of skills for communication, intercultural understanding and global engagement.

    The HCPS Application window opens on November 1, 5:00pm and closes on December 15, 11:59pm.

    • Application dates for the 2024-2025 school year Magnet Lottery:

      OPENS: November 1, 2023 @ 5:00 PM
      CLOSES: December 15, 2023 @ 11:59 PM
      APPLY: https://community.sdhc.k12.fl.us/wps/portal/community/sdhc.home/choice/application/apply
      RESULTS: Late January 2024

      • For questions about the application process, please call 272-4692 Monday thru Friday from 7:30 to 4:30
      • Si tiene preguntas sobre el proceso de solicitud, llame al 272-4692 de lunes a viernes de 7:30 a 4:30
      • Presentation on How To Apply


      Walker will be offering "On Campus Tours" on select dates during October and November.

      Walker will be offering "Virtual Parent Information Meetings" on select dates at 7:00pm. Virtual Zoom meetings are limited to 99 guests. One family on the same device = 1 guest.


      Walker will be participating in "HCPS Magnet Events" on the following dates: 

      • Magnet and Choice EXPO: Wednesday November 8, 3:00pm - 7:00pm @ Zoo Tampa!
        • This is a FREE event at ZooTampa! (Lowry Park Zoo) with K-12 Magnet Schools & CTE attractor programs. Bring your family out to see the animals and learn more about  ALL of our magnet schools! More information will be sent to all families through HCPS Parent Link closer to the event.
      • Magnet Northwest Event: Thursday November 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ D W Waters HS
      • Magnet Northeast Event: Wednesday December 6, 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ Blake HS
      • Magnet Southwest Event: Thursday December 7, 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ Mueller EM