Cebu International School (CIS) is pleased to announce the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) exam results for the Class of 2019.
The IB Diploma results were released on July 6th 2019. There were 30 IB Diploma candidates; 24 of them earned the diploma.
A note on the exam participants:
- There were an additional 2 students who opted for certificates.
- All Grade 12 students earned their CIS High School Diploma (100% pass rate).
In comparison with the IB average grade worldwide per subject for the May 2019 exam session, 15 out of the 21 subjects offered at CIS earned marks higher than world average.
The number of 7’s (highest grade possible) was achieved in the following subjects:
1) English Lang and Lit (1)
2) Mandarin Ab Initio SL (3)
3) Mandarin B SL (1) – no HL this school year
4) Spanish Ab Initio (2)
5) Spanish B SL (2) – no HL this school year
6) Psychology HL (3) – no SL this school year
7) History HL (1)
8) Math SL (2)
Established in 1924, CIS was authorized to offer the IB Diploma Program in 1999, and was recently re-accredited by the Council of International Schools and Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and re-authorized by the International Baccalaureate for the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Diploma Programme. This external validation of our program demonstrating a high-quality curriculum and level of instruction is present, and providing opportunity for our students to shine. A feature of our accreditation protocols is the continual focus on improving learning each year, and we will continue to look at ways to develop our program to facilitate excellence from committed teachers and motivated students in order to offers the best opportunities for our students’ future endeavors.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme® was first offered 50 years ago, is a rigorous two-year education program for students in grades 11-12. The program is unique in its structure, utilizing a holistic approach that explicitly teaches critical thinking, approaches to learning skills and the development of desirable attributes and positive attitudes while enabling a broad base of study in six major subject groups, as well as in-depth higher level of study in three of the subject groups. It is used widely in many international, private and government-run schools in countries all around the world, and is a recognized and respected qualification that promotes entry into higher education and leading universities worldwide.
Congratulations to the class of 2019 for their performance, which is a real credit to their hard work and commitment!
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