Canberra Grammar School is delighted to congratulate the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme students of Year 12 2015 on a superb set of results.
With an impressive median ATAR of 93.25, the School’s second ever group of IB students gained a combined average IB score of 35. This exceeds the Australian, Asia-Pacific and global averages for the IB and is exceptionally pleasing, especially for a non-selective cohort from across the academic spectrum of the School.
24% of the group attained IB scores of 40 or higher (equivalent to ATARs above 98), while 64% of students attained IB scores equivalent to ATARs above 90, and 88% gained ATARs above 85.
We are particularly pleased to congratulate Nicolas Guesnon, who was dux of the IB cohort with an exceptional IB score of 44 and an ATAR of 99.85, making him co-dux of 2015 with Brendan Falk who also earned an ATAR of 99.85 in the Higher School Certificate (HSC).
The IB results augment the excellent HSC results returned in December. Together they represent historically high results at the School, with around 25% of the combined HSC/IB year group receiving ATARs over 95, the highest proportion on record.*
We congratulate all boys once again and thank them for their great contribution to the life of the School.
You can read more about the HSC results in the last news article.
*Please note that in addition to offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Canberra Grammar School offers the NSW Higher School Certificate, which is a challenging and academically rigorous qualification that tests a total cohort of 70,000 students through a combination of school-based assessments and public examinations. The NSW Board of Studies does not release HSC students’ ATARs to schools, so the School is not able to provide precise ATAR statistics for its HSC cohort.