Despite the third year of learning that has been impacted by the pandemic, the Renaissance College Hong Kong (RCHK) Class of 2022 produced yet another set of highly impressive International Baccalaureate (IB) results. We are proud to announce that the vast majority of students were able to secure their first choice of university and are embarking on bright, promising and exciting futures.
With a 100 percent pass rate in the full diploma for a third year and an average total point score of 38 points, the College continues to surpass global averages. Within these figures, it is worth drawing attention to the continued high rate of students who qualified for the bilingual diploma (achieved by taking two native/near-native language courses). In this cohort, 20 per cent of the students were eligible to receive the bilingual diploma, and 100 per cent of them qualified for it. This is the most prestigious of IB Diploma (IBDP) awards.
In addition, RCHK scored its highest average point score of 2.17 out of a possible 3 points for the IB Core component (a combination of scores for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge courses). All students take these components reflecting wide success in this area.
An additional level of success can be seen by the fact that 46 per cent of our students achieved 40 or more total points – a figure that would place them as competitive Ivy League or Oxbridge applicants. Further to this, six of our students achieved a total of 45 points, the maximum point score that can be achieved in the IB Diploma.
A further breakdown of the results for the May 2022 IB DP cohort is as follows:
|Number of students entered for the full diploma||126|
|Number of students achieving the IB Diploma||126|
|Pass rate (%)||100%|
|Bilingual pass rate (%)||100%|
|Mean point score for all IB Diploma Students||38|
|% of students achieving 30+ IB Diploma Points||93%|
|% of students achieving 35+ IB Diploma Points||75 %|
|% of students achieving 40+ IB Diploma Points||46 %|
|Mean grade for all students||6|
The pass rate for the IB Career-Related Programme (IBCP) was 100 per cent for this cohort, reflecting a high level of control over outcomes as the cohort continues to grow and expand upon their fields of specialism. The following summary provides further details of the Career-Related student achievements:
|Pass rate (%)||100%|
|Highest reflective project mark (out of 36)||27|
|Average reflective project mark (out of 36)||26|
|SCAD GPA averages||3.8|
|SUMAS Business Management GPA||TBC|
|Average DP subject grade achieved by CP candidates (highest possible = 7)||5.5|
It is pertinent to note that the above scores achieved in the Reflective Project are indicative of the candidates’ strong independent research skills, and this component is given equal weighting to the DP Extended Essay by UCAS. The students’ SCAD grade point average is also extremely impressive, given that these courses equate to first year university courses in their level of challenge and credit. As an outcome of excellence, a large number of RCHK students have been awarded the ESF Chairman’s Award this year.
Published: 6 July 2022, 20:00