9 Jul 2018

May 2018 IB Diploma and Career Related Programme – Results Overview


The RCHK Class of 2018 produced a set of incredibly pleasing results, from which the majority were able to secure their first choice university place. With a 98% pass rate for the full diploma and an average total point score of 35 points, RCHK continues to statistically stand well above the global averages. Underlying these figures, it is necessary to continue to celebrate the successes of the students who secured bilingual diplomas, by taking two native / near native language courses. Of our total cohort, 40% of students participated in this additional challenge and attained prestigious awards, resulting in a pass rate of 99% for those entered for the bilingual diploma.

An additional level of success can be seen in the fact that 20% of our students were able to achieve a total of 40 points or more – a figure that would place them as competitive Ivy League or Oxbridge applicants.


A further breakdown of the IB Diploma Programme (IB DP) results for the May 2018 cohort is shown below:

Pass Rate (%) 98%
Bilingual Pass Rate (%) 99%
Mean IB Points      35 Points    
Mean Grade 5.5
Highest IB DP Point Score 44
% of students scoring 30+ points 85%
% of students scoring 35+ points 60%
 % of students scoring 40+ points  20%



The pass rate for the IB Career-Related Programme (IB CP) was 100% for this cohort and of the students entered their point average at SCAD was 2.9. Impressively, 3 students held a GPA of 3.4 while one held theirs at 3.2. As such, they have each been awarded the ESF Chairman’s Award.

The following summary provides further details of the IB Career-Related Programme (IB CP) results:

Pass Rate (%)                   100%                 
Total Entries  6
Highest Reflective Project Mark (Out Of 30)  25
 Average Reflective Project Mark (Out Of 30)  20
 SCAD GPA Average  2.9
 Average DP Subject Grade Achieved By Career-Related Candidates  5


It is relevant to note that the above scores achieved in the Reflective Project reflect candidates strong independent research skills and this component is given equal weighting as the DP Extended Essay by UCAS. The students SCAD grade point average is impressive given that these courses equate to first-year university courses in their level of challenge and credit.