UGDSB’s IB program at GCVI continues to outperform worldwide results
For Immediate Release
July 9, 2019
GUELPH, Ontario – The students enrolled in Guelph CVI’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) continue to achieve outstanding results.
The IB DP is a two-year, academically challenging program that prepares students for success at university and beyond. The internationally recognized program prepares youth for effective participation in a rapidly evolving and increasingly global society. In the Upper Grand District School Board, the IB DP is offered at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute.
This spring, every GCVI student who entered the May 2019 exams attempting the IB Diploma earned it, 35 students in total.
GCVI’s class average was 35.8, compared to 29.62 worldwide. GCVI’s average rose from 35.2 in 2018.
Three GCVI students earned 44 points out of a possible 45 points and eight earned 40 points or more.
The school and board are very proud of the GCVI students and of the staff who supported the 2017-2019 cohort through the two-year program.
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Upper Grand’s inaugural cohort of International Baccalaureate graduates achieve outstanding results
For Immediate Release
August 14, 2018
GUELPH, Ontario – The inaugural class of the Upper Grand District School Board’s International Baccalaureate
Diploma Programme (IB DP) have graduated with outstanding results.The IB DP is a two-year, academically challenging program that prepares students for success at university and beyond. The internationally recognized program prepares youth for effective participation in a rapidly evolving and increasingly global society. This July, 51 students graduated from the IB DP, offered at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute.
One fifth of those students earned 40 points or more out of a possible 45 points. Student Shannon Carwana achieved a perfect score, an impressive accomplishment given that last year just 0.17% of all students who completed the IB worldwide earned a perfect score. GCVI’s class average was 35.25, compared to the worldwide average of 29.78 points. Graduates of GCVI’s IB program will now go on to study in a variety of postsecondary programs, including Engineering Sciences at the University of Toronto, Computer Sciences at the University of Waterloo, Fine Arts at the University of Ottawa and Law at the University of Oxford in England. GCVI will begin accepting applications from grade 8 students wishing to enter the 2019-20
Preparatory Program following the school’s IB@GCVI information night on November 22, 2018.
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