Perfect Score and Remarkable IBDP 2021 Results

YCIS students achieved remarkable IB results in 2021

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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