May 2018 IKNS IB Results

Congratulations to the forty IKNS students who fulfilled the IB Diploma requirements in the May 2018 examination session. The highest diploma score was 37 points this session, the average Diploma score was 31 points and the average subject grade for Diploma students was 4.93. The pass rate was 95%, as two students were not awarded the Diploma due to not achieving 12 points in three Higher Level subjects.

Special congratulations go to the twelve students who achieved a distinguished Diploma score between 34 and 37 points, and of course to the students who obtained the highest diploma scores: Ali AlBosta (37), Donya AlDailami (36), Aya ElKhoby (36) and Abdulla Tammam (36).

Forty other course candidates obtained certificates in one or more IB subjects (English, Math, Biology and Visual Arts) achieving good grades. It is very pleasing to see the majority of IKNS graduates awarded an IB certificate this session- excellent preparation for their university studies.

We wish all our graduates continued success in their higher education! It is pleasing to see a large number of this year’s graduates go on to study medicine and dentistry in Bahrain and abroad.

May 2018 IKNS IB Results per Subject

Table 1 shows the analysis of the May 2018 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.

Theory of Knowledge:

All students passed TOK with one student achieving “A”, five students achieving “B”, twenty-eight students achieving “C”, eight students achieving “D”, and none of the students achieving “E”.

Extended Essays:

The extended essays were written in fourteen different subjects and had a variety of interesting topics. It is worth mentioning that this is the first time our students submit extended essays in World Studies. Table 2 shows the numbers of students who did their extended essay in each subject and the grades they obtained.

Historical Comparison of the IKNS IB Results with the Worldwide results

The bar charts below compare the IKNS results (maroon) with the World results (grey) in terms of the Mean Point Scores in the IB Diploma (Chart 1), the Pass Rate in the IB Diploma (Chart 2) and the Average Grade obtained (Chart 3). Please note that the Worldwide statistics for the May 2018 examination session have not been published yet.

Historical Analysis of the IKNS IB Results

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



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