Results Obtained by our Students

Throughout the years our students have managed excellent results both in Local Examinations as well as International ones:
 

University of Costa Rica Admission Examinations Students placed :

  • 1st in 1995, 1997 and 2001
  • 3rd in 1994
  • 4th in 2003
  • 5th in 1996 and 1998
  • 9th in 2000 and 2007
  • 11th in 2005 and 2014
  • 4th, 7th and 20th places in 2015

 

Placement and Scholarships to leading Universities:

  • 1998 – Anthony Varilly: partial scholarship to Harvard
, Catherine Darke, obtained a place at Trinity College, Cambridge
  • 1998 – Rhys Wolff: full scholarship to the University of Toronto, Canada
  • 2000 – Alfonso Gomez: obtained a place at University College, London
  • 2001 – Patrick Varilly: scholarship to MIT
  • 2003 – Marisol Valerio: full scholarship to UBC, Canada
  • * Both Anthony Varilly (‘98) and Alfonso Gomez (‘00) continued as post-graduate
students at the University of Cambridge, England

 

International Baccalaureate Diploma: (Maximum score in IB Diploma = 45 points)

  • 1998 – Best overall results in the Latin American Region (IBLA): 
6 students with 40 points or higher, average 35 points in the Diploma programme.
 Best Individual result in the World – 45 points plus maximum points for 7th subject
  • 1999 – 3 students 40 points or higher. Average 33.4 points. All students passed Diploma
  • 2001 – 2 students with 40 points or higher. Average 33 points in the Diploma programme.
 Best Individual result in the World – 45 points plus maximum points for 7th subject
  • 2002 – 3 students with 40 points or higher. Average 35 points in the Diploma programme.
  • 2003 – Best individual result in Latin America with a maximum score of 45 points.
 3 students with 40 points or higher.  Average 34 points in the Diploma programme.
  • 2004 – 1 student with 40 points or higher.  Average 30 points in the Diploma programme.
  • 2005 – All 34 students passed the Diploma. Average 33 points. 1 student with 41 points
  • 2006 – All 34 Diploma students passed. Average 32 points. 1 student with 41 points
  • 2007 – All 36 Diploma students passed. Average 32 points. 1 student with 42 points
  • 2008 – 45 out of 46 students obtained the Diploma.  Average 30 points (same group of students produced lower than average IGCSE results in 2006 … see below).
  • 2009 – 37 out of 40 students obtained the Diploma.  Average 32 points. 1 student with 40 points
  • 2010 – 31 out of 36 students obtained the Diploma.  Average 31 points.
  • 2011 – 49 out of 50 students obtained the Diploma.  Average 34.5 points. 3 students with 40 or more points (44,42 & 40).
  • 2012 – 51 out of 53 students obtained the Diploma. Average 31 points. 1 student with 40 points
  • 2013 – 46 out of 49 Diploma candidates obtained the Diploma. Average 32.2 points. 3 students with 40 or more points (42,42 & 40).
  • 2014 – 36 out of 38 Diploma candidates obtained the Diploma. Average 35 points. 1 student with 40 or more points (41).
  • 2015 – 41 out of 47 Diploma candidates obtained the Diploma. Average 31 points. 1 student with 40 or more points (41).
  • 2016 – ALL Diploma candidates obtained the Diploma. Average 32 points.
  • 2017 – 40 out of 42 Diploma candidates obtained the Diploma. Average 32 points. 3 students with 40 or more points (1 with 40, 2 with 41).

 

IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education):

(We define our pass rate as the % of students passing at least 5 subjects with a grade of “C” or higher.
UK Statistics, Pass rate = 47.2% but automatically includes Maths and English)

  • 1996 – Best Individual result in the World (6 A* and 3 A grades)
  • 2002 – Pass rate = 90%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 84%
  • 2003 – Pass rate = 87%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 82%
  • 2004 – Pass rate = 85%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 80%
  • 2005 – Pass rate = 89%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 83%
  • 2006 – Pass rate = 81%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 80%
  • 2007 – Pass rate = 86%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 83%
  • 2008 – Pass rate = 90%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 87%
34% of all results at A* or A grades.  Best results were
i) 8 A* (maximum score),  ii) 7 A* and A and  iii) 6*A, A, B.
  • 2009 – Pass rate = 99%  All subjects A* – C grades  = 95% 
42% of all results at A* or A grades.  Best individual result in the world in French.  Best individual result in the world in Spanish
  • 2010 – Pass Rate = 91%  – results affected by national emergency closing school on exam day.
  • 2011 – Pass Rate = 93% . The best results were i) 8 A* (maximum score) and ii) 7 A* and A
  • 2012 – Pass Rate = 91% . 9 students with 5 or more A* or A grades. 2 Students with 6 A* grades
  • 2013 – Pass Rate = 95% . 5 students had straight A* or A grades
  • 2014 – Pass Rate = 88% . 3 students had straight A* or A grades
  • 2015 – Pass Rate = 85% . 19 students with 5 or more A* or A grades. 1 student had straight A* or A grades
  • 2016 – Pass Rate = 95% . 7 students with 5 or more A* or A grades. 1 student had straight A* or A grades
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