IB vs A Level: Where to Study in Hong Kong?

One of the most common questions when it comes to choosing an international secondary school in Hong Kong is whether to study the IBDP or A Levels. To help you make that decision, we've rounded up the schools offering the two curricula and looked at the programmes offered, their performance and cost.
IB vs A Level: Where to Study in Hong Kong?
By Carli Allan
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Which Hong Kong schools perform best in the IBDP and A Levels?

Hong Kong performs well in the IB.

In 2018, the average IB score for Hong Kong was 35.96 point, which is considerably higher than the global average of 29.78.

The top performing schools in Hong Kong for the IBDP are the
ISF Academy (39);
ESF Sha Tin College (37.4);
Kiangsu-Chekiang College, International Section (37);
 
CDNIS (36.9);
Victoria Shanghai Academy (36.2); and;
ESF West Island School (36).

Click here to read a full roundup of the 2018 results.

In the 2018 A Level results, the top performing schools in Hong Kong included:

Harrow: 61% were A* or A; 83% were A* to B.
Kellett School: 47% were A*-A; 91% were A*-C.

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