Do many universities give college credits for Cambridge (AICE) exams passed?
Yes. CIE publishes a list on their website (www.cie.org.uk and search for “recognition”) of US universities that have provided written statements of their AICE (which includes AS and A Levels) recognition policy. All public universities and community colleges in Florida award up to 30 hours of college credits for AICE exams passed.
Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) at Miami Springs Senior High School
The Cambridge Academy at Miami Springs Senior Senior includes a Pre-AICE program for 9th and 10th grade students with advancement to the AICE program during the 11th and 12th grades.
We feel that the Cambridge Academy offers an extremely flexible curriculum, which can be tailored to students’ interests, abilities and future plans.
The Florida legislature has identified the Cambridge Programme as an acceleration mechanism through which students can be awarded up to 30 credit. Students who complete the Cambridge curriculum will be provided with the best possible foundation for advanced post-secondary studies anywhere in the world.
What is AICE?
The Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) is an international diploma that students can earn via an advanced academic curriculum and assessment program written and administered by a non-profit department (CIE) of the University of Cambridge in England. AICE program courses and examinations may be offered during grades 11 and 12 in schools worldwide registered as CIE Centers. Pre-AICE curriculum and assessment program is also available for grades 9 & 10 with most subjects available.
What are the benefits of AICE?
AICE not only prepares students for entrance into a university with up to 30 hours of college credit, but it also provides them with the skills required to be successful once there.
What do I have to do to earn an AICE Diploma?
Students must pass seven credits worth of examinations. At least one examination must come from each of the subject core groups: mathematics & science, languages and art & humanities. Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level exams count for one credit; Advanced (A) level exams count for one credit and Advanced (A) level exams count for two credits.
Want to Enroll?
Eligibility into Cambridge AICE is only available to students assigned to attend Miami Springs Senior High School, based on Miami-Dade County Public Schools geographic information system, or for students who will be admitted into iTECH Academy and the Academy of Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts. Students who wish to attend the Academies at Miami Springs Senior High School must apply through Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ School Choice & Parental Options. More information regarding the application process can be found at Your Choice Miami.