May 2012 IKNS IB Results

With the May 2012 examination session, IKNS celebrates twenty years of success in implementing the International Baccalaureate diploma programme, since its start in 1992.

Thirty IKNS students obtained the distinguished bilingual diploma in May 2012 and nineteen students obtained certificates in one or more IB subjects. This is the third consecutive year in which the school obtains a 100% pass rate in the IB diploma. The mean diploma point score for IKNS students was 31 points this year, which was higher than the world average of 30 points (out of a maximum 45 possible points). The average grade obtained was 4.99 (out of a maximum of 7).

The overall grade distribution for IKNS students in May 2012 is shown in chart 1 below. This includes all grades obtained in each subject by all students, diploma and certificate.

Historical Comparison of the IKNS IB Results with the Worldwide results

The bar charts below compare the IKNS results (maroon) with the World results (pink) in terms of the Mean Point Scores in the IB Diploma, the Pass Rate in the IB Diploma and the Average Grade obtained.

Chart 4: IKNS and World Mean Grade.

May 2012 IKNS IB Results per Subject

The table below shows the analysis of the May 2012 results per subject. The number of IKNS candidates who sat for each subject, the number of students achieving each grade (out of 7), and the IKNS and worldwide average grades for each subject. We are very pleased that the IKNS school average in most subjects was higher than the worldwide average.

Extended Essays:

Almost 55% of candidates opted to do their essays in one of the languages. About 26% of candidates selected one of the courses offered in Group Three (Individuals & Societies).

The results were extremely pleasing, with 68% of the candidates scoring B or above on their essays, and none of the essays were awarded E. Chart 6 shows the subject choices and grade distribution (A-E) for the May 2012 extended essays at IKNS.

Theory of Knowledge:

All students passed with one student achieving “A”, nine students achieving “B”, fourteen students achieving “C”, seven students achieving “D”, and none of the students achieving “E”, as shown in chart 7.

Historical Analysis of the IKNS IB Results

The table below shows an analysis of the IKNS IB results since the year 1992 - the first group of IKNS students sat for the IB examinations.



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