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IB Diploma Results 2019: Hong Kong Students beat the world average!


CDNIS student, Eloise Fan, who achieved top score

Remarkable scores achieved by Hong Kong students again this year - 34 students, including 20 from ESF schools, received full score (45/45 points). A total of 2,284 students in Hong Kong participated in the exams and globally (total of 29 schools). This year, students achieved an average score of 35.99 points, compared to 35.96 points in 2018, which is 6.37 points higher than the global average of 29.62.  Further information follows below on the students’ achievements from various schools. *this will be updated periodically

Canadian International School has once again achieved amazing results, with an average score of 36.2, 1 student gained the perfect score, and 9 students scored 43 or 44 points. CDNIS student Eloise Fan achieved the maximum score of 45. Upon receiving the news, Eloise, who will study Environment, Resources and Sustainability and Theatre and Performance at the University of Waterloo in Canada next year said, “Are you joking? Are you sure you haven’t made a mistake?” Upon further reflection she said: “I believe it was the constant reminders to ‘put things in perspective’ from my teachers, peers and parents that got me through my final years of high school. I will be forever grateful to CDNIS for allowing me to fully explore so many of my varied interests, from sustainability and theatre, to swimming, service work, yoga and beyond.” Eloise has studied at CDNIS since she was in Grade 5, a total of eight years.
Eloise Amy Fan, top scorer from CDNIS.

 

Diocesan Boys’ School has placed itself in top position with an average score of 40.1 points achieved by 56 graduates. An impressive 4 students scored top score of 45 points. In total, 60.71% of the cohort received 40 points or above; 92.86% of students achieved 35 points or above and 100% achieved 30 point or above.


Top scorers from DBS.

 

The English Schools Foundation (ESF), which is Hong Kong’s largest provider of English-medium international education and has the highest number of IB Diploma graduates. This year, a total of 933 ESF were awarded the IBDP this year. In total, 22 students achieved 45 points; 17 students scored 44 points, while 231 students scored 40 points and above. Speaking at the release of the IB Diploma results, ESF Chief Executive Officer Belinda Greer said: “the remarkable results are the best in ESF history”.



Top scorers from ESF.

 

Students from French International School also achieved impressive results this year, with an average score of 38.3 and three top scorers. 42% of its students scored 40 or more points, and there was 100% pass rate. Head of the FIS International Stream, Mr Ian Clayton said, “We are very proud that more than half the graduating students have been at FIS for their entire 14 year educational journey. Our Class of 2019 has become remarkable young adults and we know that they will go on to make a difference on a world stage in their chosen fields.”


Top scorers at FIS: Cloe C. and Layla S.

 

German Swiss International School has also placed itself in top position, with 45 points (full score) achieved by 4 students, and an average score of 39.9 points. Mr Ulrich Weghoff, Principal of GSIS, said "I am delighted to hear this year’s fantastic IB results and we are so incredibly proud of all our candidates. These students have not only worked immensely hard to gain these results, they have also wholeheartedly contributed to GSIS throughout their time at the school. We wish them all the very best for their bright futures".



Top scorers from GSIS: from left Arista Lai, Jocelyn Wong, Sophia Openshaw, and Philip Chenaux-Repond.

 

Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPCUWC), the only boarding school in Hong Kong which only offers the final two years of secondary schooling had 128 graduates this year, who achieved an average score of 37 points. In total, 14% received 40 or more points and two students achieved 44 points, while another four others achieved 43 points.  


UWCLPC Class of 2019.

Singapore International School (Hong Kong) had a small cohort of 36 students this year. A total of 10 students out of 36, scored at least 40 points with one student scoring 44 points. The average score of the cohort was 35.9 points with a 94% pass rate. “I must congratulate our students and teachers for these good results. I am very proud that all their hard work and perseverance has led to these achievements in their studies and their personal growth. Among this small and yet diverse cohort, I am very pleased to see our students form a tight-knit and supportive SISHK Family in the process. We are also thankful for the strong support our students received from their families and teachers”, says Mr Kelvin Tay, Principal of SISHK. “We wish the Class of 2019 every success as they continue on their journey of life-long learning.”



SIS Class of 2019.

 

The Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA) cohort should be noted for their average score of 37.6 and 100% pass rate, which is the highest ever for VSA. 47% of its students achieved a score of 40 or more points, 6 of them in particular achieved a near-perfect 44 points. VSA Secondary Principal Mr. Christopher Coates said, “The entire VSA community is incredibly proud of our 2019 graduates and their impressive IB diploma results. This is the culmination of many years of hard work on the part of our students and teachers throughout the PYP, MYP, and DP. Students in the IB are encouraged to be 'balanced' and thus aspire for academic AND personal excellence.”



Top scorer at VSA, Joelle Chow Chung-shan.

 

IB Diploma Scores at Hong Kong International Schools

School

Average Score

Full Score 45/45

Score 40+

Canadian International School

36.2

1

23

Chinese International School

37.76

/

39.4%

Creative Secondary School

35

/

18%

Diocesan Boys’ School

40.1

4

60.71%

Discovery College

35.3

1

22%

ESF Schools

35.6

 

231 (24.1%)

French International School

38.3

3

42%

German Swiss International School

39.9

4

N/A

King George V School

35.1

4

21%

Island School

35.8

3

28.5%

Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong

37

/

14%

 

Renaissance College

34.7

3

17%

Sha Tin College

37.4

10

34.6%

Singapore International School

35.9

/

27%

South Island School

35.8

/

27%

St. Paul’s Co-educational College

41

1

69.8%

Victoria Shanghai Academy

37.9

1

47%

West Island School

N/A

1

N/A

Yew Chung International School

34.4

/

14.3%

 

 

33 Schools in Hong Kong  offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Australian International School Hong Kong
Canadian International School of Hong Kong
Carmel School
Chinese International School
Creative Secondary School
Delia Memorial School (Glee Path)
Diocesan Boys’ School

Discovery College
ELCHK Lutheran Academy
French International School
G. T. (Ellen Yeung) College
German Swiss International School
Han Academy
Hong Kong Academy
International College Hong Kong
Island School
Kiangsu-Chekiang College, International Section
King George V School
Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong
Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong
Po Leung Kuk Choi Kai Yau School
Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College
Renaissance College
Sha Tin College
Singapore International School (Hong Kong)
South Island School
St. Paul’s Co-educational College
St. Stephen’s College
The Hong Kong Chinese Christian Churches Union Logos Academy
The Independent Schools Foundation Academy
Victoria Shanghai Academy
West Island School
Yew Chung International School – Hong Kong

 

 


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