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International Baccalaureate (IBDP)

Advanced Placement (AP)

International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP)

Table 1. Average Diploma score for students passing the full Diploma in the May sessions (max. 45 points)

Year Average points
2013-14 33
2012-13 32.9
2011-12 34
2010-11 33
2009-10 32
2008-09 34


Table 2. IB Diploma pass rate for the May Sessions

Year No. Diplomas
Pass rate
2013-14 72 94%
2012-13 82 93%
2011-12 61 95%
2010-11 56 93%
2009-10 55 93%
2008-09 61 97%


Table 3. International school benchmarks for IB Diploma candidates

Comparison IB International Benchmark (2013) ACS Cobham (2013-14)
Average Points 30 33
Pass Rate 78.5% 94%
Ave. UCAS Points 392 479


Table 4. IB examinations including Certificate students** (maximum 7 points)

Year Grades 6 and 7 Grade 5 or higher Grade 4 or higher
2013-14 45% 71% 91%
2012-13 41% 71% 90%
2011-12 45% 72% 92%
2010-11 44% 75% 91%
2009-10 36% 70% 92%
2008-09 46% 80% 95%

 

Advanced Placement (AP)

Table 1. AP examination scores

Year No. students No. exams Ave. no. exams taken Percentage 3 or better Ave. grade per exam
2013-14 137 292 2.14 74% 3.05
2012-13 111 229 2.06 77% 3.38
2011-12 109 228 2.09 66% 3.32
2010-11 116 225 1.94 73% 3.28
2009-10 133 257 1.9 62% 3.01
2008-09 121 218 1.8 74% 3.46
2007-08 115 221 1.92 69% 3.14


Table 2. AP Scholars awards

Year AP Scholar AP Scholar with Honours AP Scholar with Distinction
2013-14 16 13 9
2012-13 7 9 11
2011-12 11 2 11
2010-11 11 6 7
2009-10 13 2 3
2008-08 9 8 5
2007-08 16 7 10


Each year the Advanced Placement officials confer awards to High School students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their AP Examinations. The criteria for Scholar Awards differ for each level of achievement.

Table 3. AP Scholars requirements

Award Requirements
AP Scholar Grades of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams
AP Scholar with Honours Grades of 3 or higher on four or more AP Exams; average exam grade of 3.25
AP Scholar with Distinction Grades of 3 or higher on five or more AP Exams; average exam grade of 3.5