IB vs A Level: Where to Study in Singapore?

One of the most common questions when it comes to choosing an international secondary school in Singapore 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 Singapore?
By Carli Allan
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Which Singapore schools perform best in the IBDP and A Levels?

Singapore performs well in the IB. In 2018, the average IB score for Singapore was 34.56, which is considerably higher than the global average of 29.78. The top performing schools in Singapore for the IBDP are Tanglin Trust (37.8); UWC South East Asia (UWCSEA) Dover (35.9) and East (36.1); and Global Indian International School (37).

Students at some of Singapore’s local and international schools sat the IB exam in November 2017 and received their results in January 2018. These included Anglo-Chinese School (ACS) (41.6); Hwa Chong International School (HCIS) (37.2); SOTA (35); and St. Joseph's Institution (SJI) (37.7).

Click here to read a full roundup of Singapore's 2018 IB results.

The top performing school in Singapore for A Levels is Tanglin Trust School; 45% of all grades were at A* or A; 93% of grades were A* to C.

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