Congratulations Class of 2018!

We are delighted to announce that the IB Diploma results for the Class of 2018 maintain the Marymount tradition of high academic achievement.

Average score: 36 points

Our average score has been maintained consistently for the last five years. Globally, this score is achieved by the top 15% of all students taking the IB Diploma exam. The world average is 29.9 points.

40+ points

A very impressive 27% of our students scored 40 points and above (which is higher than A*A*A*A* at A-levels) and is typically only achieved by only 5% of students worldwide. Many local students who joined Marymount for at least 4 years of the School’s full 7-year IB did particularly well by scoring 40 points and above. They clearly benefitted from the pre-diploma preparation (IB MYP) offered at Marymount which is so vital for success at Diploma level.


38% of our students achieved 38+ points (the equivalent of A*AA), which places them in the top 10% globally.

Pass rate: 100% (the world average is 79%)

Bilingual IB Diploma

A Bilingual Diploma was awarded to 44% of our 2018 graduates who each took two literature courses in one of 7 different languages as well as English.

Marymount offers students the best preparation possible for top tier global careers, as graduates are multilingual, culturally fluent and instinctively internationally-minded. Members of the Class of 2018 came from 29 different countries and benefitted from a truly international environment which will prepare them for life in a global setting.

Top University Destinations

To date, confirmed University Destinations include Oxford, Imperial College, Warwick, Edinburgh, Bristol, and Barnard College in the USA. Others are heading for top universities in Japan, Europe, and Canada.

“I have been resilient and proactive in trying to make the senior year the best it could be”


In light of our broad entry selection and our holistic approach to teaching, our results confirm that Marymount students are able to fulfil their true potential and in many cases perform beyond expectations.

Well done and best wishes to all!

The School is recognised by the D of E (MAIS/CISC) and is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges & Schools (MSA). Marymount is a member of the Independent Schools Council (ISC), Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) and the Boarding Schools Association (BSA). The School is an International Baccalaureate World School.

Students’ academic work is assessed according to the scale used by the International Baccalaureate Organisation, which grades work from 1 to 7, with 7 being the highest level, “excellent”.


YearAverage IB Diploma Overall Points Total*
(Maximum 45; Minimum pass requirement 24)
Average Diploma Subject Grade
(Out of 7)
Pass Rate

*Average points are per candidates passing the Diploma. The IB World average scores have remained constant throughout the time period 2005-2010 and therefore exhibit no “grade-inflation”.


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