IGCSE & IBDP Results

YCIS Shanghai students are known for their excellence in academics, including examination results and overall scholastic achievement. A rigorous academic programme, paired with a holistic approach to education is the reason why YCIS Shanghai graduates continue to be accepted at top-ranked universities around the world.

Recognition and Awards

  • YCIS became the first and only international school in Asia to receive the “Cambridge Award for Excellence in Education” in 2012.

student on stage with her Top in the China award for IGCSE

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) – 2017 Results:

  • The average combined IB score of the YCIS Shanghai Class of 2017 was an impressive score of 35, five points higher than the worldwide average of 29.9.
  • The overall percentage of diploma students who achieved a score of 40 or higher was 16%, more than double the global average of 7.3%.
  • 37.3% of YCIS Shanghai students pursued and achieved a bilingual diploma compared to the worldwide average of 23%, demonstrating the impact of the school’s robust Chinese language programme.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) – 2016 Results:

  • The average combined IB score of the YCIS Shanghai Class of 2016 was 34.9, nearly five points higher than the worldwide average of 30.
  • The overall percentage of diploma students who achieved a score of 40 or higher was 15%, more than double the global average of 7%.
  • 42.6% of YCIS Shanghai students pursued and achieved a bilingual diploma compared to the worldwide average of 22.6%, demonstrating the impact of the school’s robust Chinese language programme.

A big group of YCIS Shanghai students throwing their graduation caps into the air

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) – 2017 Results:

  • Top in World for Foreign Language Mandarin – Hannah
  • Top in China for World Literature - Oliver
  • Top in China for Design and Technology – So Yun

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) – 2016 Results:

  • Top in World for Foreign Language Mandarin - Chester
  • Top in World for Foreign Language Mandarin - Kenneth
  • Top in China for First Language English - Anna
  • Top in China for Design and Technology - Vivian
  • Top in China for Coordinated Sciences (Double Award) - Shuqin
  • Top in China for World Literature (fourth highest in the world) - Anna
  • High Achievement for Foreign Language Italian - Lorenzo
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