IB Diploma Results – Singapore Class of 2020
IB Diploma Results 2020
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is highly respected and valued by universities, and it is known for its rigorous courses and grading system.
There are two exam sessions per year, usually scheduled for May and November.
However, last year the coronavirus pandemic struck and the IB was one of the first organisations to call off the diploma examination in May 2020.
In the absence of the examination, the Swiss-based IB Organization (IBO) announced a system for awarding final grades based on the student’s coursework throughout the two-year program, predicted grades provided by affiliated schools, and historic assessment data.
When the results were released on 5th July, many students and families reported that their final grades were nowhere near their predicted grades. 700 out of the 3,020 schools receiving results from the May 2020 session submitted a review request on behalf of their students. After reviewing and analysing the information from schools, IB decided on an adjustment to the awarded results for the DP and CP May 2020 session.
IB Diploma Results in Singapore
Last week the results for the November intake were released. Once more, students from Singapore who sat the IB exams last November have managed to outshine their global classmates.
The IB Organisation reported that Singapore produced 55 of the 90 perfect scorers – more than half – this year.
Of the 2,228 students in Singapore who took the exams in November, 97.73% passed. The global pass rate was 76.68%, while the rate for the Asia-Pacific region was 91.83%.
The table below shows a summary of the IB Diploma results for the Class of 2020 (May and November) and the results of International Schools in Singapore.
Additional information about the IB Diploma results for the Class of 2019 can be found here.