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2021 IB Rankings

The IB has gained popularity in Hong Kong that more local international schools, private schools and direct subsidy schools have been authorised to offer IB programmes in recent years. There are currently 67 IB schools in Hong Kong, of which 34 schools are offering IB Diploma Programme (IBDP). In 2021, Hong Kong was ranked 11th globally on the number of candidates with 2,143 candidates. And the average score of Hong Kong candidates was 38.9 points, 7.1% higher than 36.3 points in 2020. 130 candidates also achieved the perfect score.


*Top 5 Hong Kong IB Schools in 2021 (by average score)

1. St Paul's Co-educational College

2. Diocesan Boys' School

3. German Swiss International School

3. Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong

5. G. T. (Ellen Yeung) College

*Top 5 Hong Kong international schools offering IB curriculum in 2021 (by average score)

1. German Swiss International School (3rd in HK)

1. Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (3rd in HK)

3. Singapore International School (Hong Kong) (7th in HK)

4. Chinese International School (9th in HK)

5. The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (10th in HK)


View the full ranking and figures for 2021 below:

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