Congratulations to the Class of 2019 for the excellent IB results in the May 2019 examination session.
We are proud of the 27 students who successfully passed all the requirements and obtained the IB Diploma.
We are also proud of the students who challenged themselves and sat for some IB courses. 88 students
were registered for this examination session and it is pleasing to see the majority of IKNS graduates
awarded an IB certificate this session - we trust this has helped prepare them for their university
studies. Special congratulations go to Salman Dhaif for achieving the distinguished score of 40 points,
and the seven students who achieved adistinguished Diploma score between 34 and 40 points.
The average Diploma score was 32 points this session, which is higher than the May 2018 average
score of 31 points. The average subject grade obtained by Diploma students was a pleasing 5.19 (out of 7).
The pass rate was90%, with three students being short of one diploma point. There were some inspiring
achievements by students who worked conscientiously in the last few months and improved on their predicted
grades. Well done to the Class of 2019!
May 2019 IKNS IB Results per Subject
Table 1 shows the analysis of the May 2019 results per subject. The number of IKNS candidates who sat for
each subject, the number of students achieving each grade (out of 7), and the IKNS and worldwide average
grades for each subject. It is pleasing to see a large number of subjects achieving above the world average.
Table 1: IB Subject Analysis, May 2019 examination session
Theory of Knowledge:
All students passed TOK with one student achieving "A", twenty-five students achieving "C", three
students achieving "D", and none of the students achieving "E".
The extended essays were written in sixteen different subjects and had a variety of interesting topics.
Table 2 shows the numbers of students who did their extended essay in each subject and the grades they obtained.
Table 2: Extended Essay subjects and grades, May 2019 examination session
Historical Comparison of the IKNS IB Results with the Worldwide results
The bar charts below compare the IKNS results (maroon) with the World results (grey) in terms of the Mean
Point Scores in the IB Diploma (Chart 1), the Pass Rate in the IB Diploma (Chart 2) and the Average Grade obtained
(Chart 3). Please note that the Worldwide statistics for the May 2019 examination session have not been published yet.
Chart 1: IKNS (maroon) and World (grey) Mean Point Scores in IB diploma.
Chart 2: IKNS (maroon) and World (grey) Pass Rate in IB diploma.
Chart 3: IKNS (maroon) and World (grey) Mean Grade.
Historical Analysis of the IKNS IB Results
The table below shows an analysis of the IKNS IB results since the year 1992 when the first group of
IKNS students sat for the IB examinations.
Table 3: Analysis of IKNS IB results over the history of the programme at the school.