World Class Results

May 2017: Outstanding IB Diploma Results!

Once again the graduating class obtained outstanding IB Diploma results. Both the students and their teachers are to be congratulated on this very commendable achievement. The IB Diploma is marked out of 45 points. Candidates may gain up to 7 points for each of the 6 subjects studied and 3 further points for the combined results of their Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge. Only 0.12 percent of the IB students worldwide get 45 points

We had three students with 44p, Catriona Bell, Artur Giwercmann and Ludovic Maguire. Only 0.12 percent of the IB students worldwide get 45 points (2015 & 2016: one student with 44p.).

-A mean score of 35,1p from a cohort of 86 diploma students. The world average is around 29 points (Sweden 30p). The world average is around 29 points (Sweden 30p).

-98% received a diploma, +24p.

-14 students (16%) gained 40-45 points, which is achieved only by 5% of the students worldwide. (2016, 24 students (27%), 2015, 14 students (14%)

-45 of our students (52%) were awarded a Distinguished Pass. (any Diploma above 36p is classified by the IB as a Distinguished Pass). (2016, 26 students, (55%), 2015, 32 students, (33%)
** World pass rate for the Diploma is historically 80%* World mean is around 29 points, 36 points and above is a distiinguished pass, 45 points is a perfect score.

Year N o. Diploma Students Mean Score* Pass Rate**
2017 86 35,1 98%
2016 95 36,1 100%
2015 98 34,1 100%
2014 104 34,4 95%
2013 69 33,8 97%
2012 79 34,6 100%
2011 70 35,3 100%
2010 70 36,2 100%
2009 76 37,6 100%
2008 67 36 100%
2007 65 37,3 100%
2006 66 36,5 100%
2005*** 74 37,4 100%

* World mean is around 29 points, 36 points and above is a distinguished pass, 45 points is a perfect score.

** World pass rate for the Diploma is historically 80%

***1997-2004, 57 students, 36p, 99,5% (average)