As a general guide a score of 24 out of a possible 45 points will result in the awarding of the IB Diploma. However it is more complicated than that. There are two sets of scores as follows: Award of the Diploma
A numeric grade is awarded to all six subjects CAS requirements are met A grade of A-E is awarded to TOK and Extended Essay with at least a D in one No grade 1 in any subject No grade 2 in any HL subject No more than 3 grades 3 or below At least 12 points in HL subjects At least 9 points in SL subjects A total score of 24-27 points
A numeric grade is awarded to all six subjects CAS requirements are met A grade of A-E is awarded to TOK and Extended Essay with at least a D in one No grade 1 in any subject No grade 2 in any HL subject No more than 3 grades 3 or below At least 11 points in HL subjects At least 8 points in SL subjects A total score of 28 points and above
7ExcellentA+ 6Very goodA 5GoodB 4SatisfactoryC 3MediocreD 2PoorE+ 1Very poorE What do the scores mean?
Course work Internal assessments TOK Extended Essay CAS University application Health and social life Where are we up to?
The following performance standard is required for progress from Year 11 IB Diploma into Year 12. Students undertake an exam in each subject at the end of Year 11. Each subject then gives a grade 1-7 based on the exam result. A minimum score of 24 is required to continue in the Diploma Programme in Year 12. That a student who fails to achieve a minimum of 24 is given two alternatives: – To repeat Year 11 or – To convert from Diploma Programme to a Certificate course. Progress to Year 12
The score of 24 has the following conditions: (based on current Diploma Award conditions) That students gain no grade 1 in any subject. That students gain no grade 2 in any HL subject Progress to Year 12
Satisfactory CAS performance Meeting Extended Essay requirements and deadlines to date: Meeting TOK requirements and deadlines to date: Meeting IA requirements and deadlines to date: Results of completed Internal Assessments Teacher recommendations 21-23 points
No core requirements No SL/HL specific requirements Allows students to concentrate on subject scores Certificate issued with subject scores University implications – May be required to do foundation course – May reduce range of options – Less impact on US options Certificates
DP statistic GJISWorldwide 20102009 Total number of candidates 4596,776 Number of diploma candidates 4545,130 Diploma passes 41 (91%)79% Number with 30+ points 28 (62%)44% % of grades in 6-7 range 35%27% Subject pass rate (grades 4-7) 84%82%
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