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    Perfect Score and Remarkable IBDP 2021 Results

    School News

    06 Jul, 2021

    10 : 00

    • YCIS is delighted to announce outstanding achievements in this year’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) examinations, with two students awarded the perfect score of 45 and 75% of students attained the extremely demanding Bilingual Diploma. Among the 39% high scorers above 40 points, 5 students achieved the near-perfect score of 44. All results have surpassed the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) worldwide average. 

      Highlights of YCIS Hong Kong’s IBDP 2021 results:

      • 100% pass rate
      • 2 students achieved a perfect score of 45
      • 5 students achieved the near-perfect score of 44
      • 31 students achieved a score of 40 points or higher
      • 75% of students received the Bilingual Diploma
      • An overall average score of 37.6

      Worldwide candidates*

      YCIS IB graduates

      Highest score



      40 points or above



      Average score



      Pass rate



      *Statistics of IBDP 2021 Exam from IBO

      “It has been an extraordinary two-year journey for our IBDP students, as they have to overcome unprecedented challenges from social unrest, school closures, a worldwide pandemic and a new equilibrium in hybrid learning. Yet, the Class of 2021 has morphed through the process with resilience and adaptability to emerge as one of our best performing cohorts,” commended Martin Scott, Education Director and Executive Principal.

      “The majority of our top-scoring students begin with us from Early Childhood or Primary years, proving the benefit of a through-train education at YCIS. With the commitment and dedication of our teaching staff, who have guided and mentored these students in every way, they have fully-fledged with the exemplary qualities of a Yew Chung lifelong learner.”

      YCIS students receive exclusive one-to-one counselling and career planning from the Career & University Guidance. The excellent results this year will see each of our students receiving three or more offers from the first choice, top ranking and reputable universities across the world, including five offers from the Faculty of Medicine in Hong Kong and two entrances to the prestigious Tsinghua University. Offers at a glance:



      Hong Kong


      Tsinghua University

      The University of Hong Kong

      The Chinese University of Hong Kong

      The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

      The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      City University of Hong Kong

      Imperial College London

      University of St Andrews

      University College London

      Durham University

      King's College London

      The University of Warwick

      University of Exeter

      The University of Manchester




      Columbia University

      New York University

      University of California - Berkeley

      University of California - Los Angeles

      Boston University

      Parsons School of Design

      Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

      University of Sydney

      The University of Melbourne

      Monash University 

      University of British Columbia

      University of Toronto

      McGill University

      Simon Fraser University

      The impressive 75% achievement rate in the highly competitive Bilingual Diploma is veritable reinforcement of our mission and principle to raise graduates with a deep respect for and understanding of world cultures, mastery of Chinese and English, as well as a strong commitment to meeting challenges of the 21st century.

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