IB Assessments

Below is a list of the weight of each IB assessment per class. While not likely to change, this is info is based on prior years. Updates for Class of ’21 will be made if needed, when available. Some classes, like English or Spanish/French, are only offered at one level.

All subjects are graded on a scale of 1-7. The Extended Essay (EE), Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay, and 150 CAS hours are also required for graduation.

Subject

Assessment Type

SL

HL

English EA – Paper 1   20%
  EA – Paper 2   25%
  Works in Translation Paper   25%
  IA Oral Presentation (IOP, Jr yr)   15%
  IA Oral Commentary (IOC, Jr Yr)   15%
Spanish/French EA – Paper 1 25%  
  EA – Paper 2 25%  
  Written Assignment 20%  
  IA Oral – Individual 20%  
  IA Oral – Group 10%  
Biology/Chemistry/Physics EA – Paper 1 20% 20%
  EA – Paper 2 32% 36%
  EA – Paper 3 24% 20%
  IA Labs and Group 4 Project 24% 24%
History EA – Paper 1 (Document Based Question, DBQ) 30% 20%
  EA – Paper 2 (WH Topics) 45% 25%
  EA – Paper 3 (Am Hist)   35%
  IA Essay 25% 20%
Psychology EA – Paper 1 50% 30%
  EA – Paper 2 30% 30%
  EA – Paper 3   20%
  IA Experimental Study 20% 20%

Subject

Assessment Type

SL

HL

ITGS/Economics EA – Paper 1   25%
  EA – Paper 2   35%
  EA – Paper 3   25%
  Portfolio   20%
Math HL EA – Paper 1 (no calculator)   30%
  EA – Paper 2   30%
  EA – Paper 3 (HL Options)   20%
  Portfolio   20%
Math SL EA – Paper 1 (no calculator) 40%  
  EA – Paper 2 40%  
  Portfolio 20%  
Math Studies SL EA – Paper 1 40%  
  EA – Paper 2 40%  
  Project 20%  
Visual Arts – Option A Research 40% 40%
  Studio Work 60% 60%
  Studio Exhibit required required
Visual Arts – Option B Research 60% 60%
  Studio Work 40% 40%
  Studio Exhibit required