Posted by: locaphile | July 18, 2014

Reblog: Meadowridge International Baccalaureate 2014 Results, 100% Success Rate

Our local independent school is enjoying the success of its first class to graduate in the esteemed International Baccalaureate programme. Congratulations to all the students, families, teachers and staff at Meadowridge.

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I wanted to inform everyone as to how our students did on our first ever IB Diploma and Course results. These were our first IB exams – scored externally and internationally, worth up to 80% of the student grades, and analyzed internationally. As well, IB students internationally were the reference group for these exams, and they are considered the best students in the world, the best comparatives for our school. We were apprehensive about these results, since we had no prior experience, our students were not pre-selected, and our predicted scores –given in January – would be tested by the exams, with real consequences for our students if we were too low or too high. Our students had come through the MYP and the DP, and we thought that they would be well prepared, but such high-stakes exams really put our programme to the test. This is how we did…

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