Mulgrave News

Academic Update: Examination Results, Diplomas and University Placements

Posted: August 23, 2013

We are extremely pleased to report record breaking IB Diploma results. Read below for more detailed information.

Introduction

Mulgrave is an IB World School offering the full continuum of IB programmes from ages 3-18. Grade 12 students write their IB exams in May each year, while the Grade 10 students write mandated BC provincial exams in English, Mathematics and Science during June.

Grade 10 Provincial Examinations

In the three exams written (English, Mathematics and Science), our students not only exceeded all provincial averages comfortably: Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10 (+10.75%), Science (+ 10.09%) and English (+ 9.76%), but also significantly surpassed all independent school averages.

June 2013 Provincial Exam Mark Averages

Mulgrave

All Independent Schools

All Schools in Province

English 10

81.93%

70.51%

72.17%

Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10

81.09%

76.87%

70.34%

Science 10

80.35%

73.63%

70.26%

June 2012 Provincial Exam Mark Averages

Mulgrave

All Independent Schools

All Schools in Province

English 10

79.15%

68.57%

69.05%

Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10

82.05%

76.26%

70.87%

Science 10

82.48%

72.42%

69.18%

June 2011 Provincial Exam Mark Averages

Mulgrave

All Independent Schools

All Schools in Province

English 10

75.93%

66.24%

68.36%

Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10

81.56%

77.17%

71.09%

Science 10

77.64%

72.99%

68.44%


Grade 12 IB Examinations

Mulgrave’s IB Diploma examination results were the best in school history and continue the trend of improved results year-on-year. Sixty students presented as Diploma candidates and wrote the full range of IB examinations in May 2013. Ninety-five percent (95%) of our diploma candidates achieved the full IB Diploma.

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* IB Worldwide averages have been highly consistent over time with no grade inflation over the last 30 years (www.ibo.org)

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Summary of Highlights

  • Highest % of students in Mulgrave history have achieved the full Diploma (95%)
  • Greatest number of students in Mulgrave history to achieve 40 or more points
  • The average school grade exceeded the worldwide average in nearly 75% (24/33) of the subjects examined
  • The single highest point total by a student in Mulgrave school history
  • Three students were awarded bilingual diplomas (English and Chinese/ Italian/ French)

University Placement

Mulgrave graduates from the class of 2013 were awarded over $450,000 in scholarships and are attending universities across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia. The class of 2013 has indicated that they will be attending the schools listed below. As a result of their IB grades in specific courses, several students are choosing to take advantage of advance credits that are now available to them from their respective universities.

CANADA

University
Students attending
University
Students attending

McGill University

5

University of British Columbia

**Faculties include: Arts, Business, Engineering & Science

15**

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

4

University of Victoria (UVIC)

3

Queen's University

3

University of Western Ontario

3

McMaster

1

University of Guelph

2

University of Toronto

2

Quest University

1

University of Alberta

1


USA

University
Students attending
University
Students attending

Harvard University

1

Stanford University

1

New York University

2

University of Pennsylvania

1

Duke University

1

UCLA

1

Georgetown University

1

University of Southern California

1

University of Washington

1

Occidental University

1

Claremont-McKenna

1


WORLD

University
Students attending
University
Students attending

Cambridge University, UK

1

St. Andrews University, UK

1

Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

1

University of Glasgow, UK

1

Ecole Hoteliere, Switzerland

1

National University of Singapore

1

City University (CASS), UK

1

Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

1