High School Profile 2020-2021


ISB enrolls approximately 1,650 students on its Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 campus, located 25km north of downtown . All academic courses, with the exception of those offered in the World Languages Department, are taught in English. The school is an open-enrollment independent school that prides itself on the diversity of its learners, of which, 60 percent are English second language learners. ISB is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Many of our students carry multiple passports and have lived in multiple countries. Our high school teachers are equally diverse in geographic and national origin, bringing a wide range of perspectives and cultures to the classroom. Seventy-eight percent of our high school faculty members hold advanced degrees. 2020-2021 High School Student Community

29 Israel 1 1 United Kingdom

607 2 Australia High School 2 Canada 26 Students 2 Netherlands 139 Seniors 3 China 5 India 17 50 other 7 6 nations Japan South Korea

Mission Through outstanding teaching in a nurturing environment, ISB inspires students to achieve their academic and personal potential; become caring, global citizens; be passionate, reflective learners; and lead healthy, active, balanced lives. At ISB, we develop college and life–ready learners who are:

Value-driven Socially-intelligent Self-managing Creative Globally-minded Adaptable

School Leadership Dr Andrew Davies Justin Alexander Justyna McMillan Andy Vaughan Head of School High School Principal Dean of Academics Dean of Students

College Counselors Alexander Becker Debbie McDowell Sonya Ohlsson Swati Shrestha [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]

39/7 SOI NICHADA THANI, SAMAKEE ROAD, PAKKRET, NONTHABURI 11120 TELEPHONE: +66 2963 5800 | COUNSELING OFFICE: +66 2963 5890 www.isb.ac.th CEEB Code: 695 220 Graduation Requirements and the International Baccalaureate ISB students may elect to pursue the International Minimum graduation requirements are: Baccalaureate Diploma and all students earn a Subject Credit North American high school diploma. In addition, all English 4.0 students complete the IB Component of CAS. One Mathematics 2.0 credit is earned for the satisfactory completion of a Science 2.0 subject taken for the entire school year; a total of 25 Social Studies 2.0 credits are required for graduation. Students engage World Languages 2.0 in various service projects during their time at ISB Physical Education 1.5 and participate in the school’s Global Citizenship Health 0.5 Week (GCW) – an experiential learning and service Fine, Performing and Applied Arts 1.5 program – each year. Academic Electives and Global Citizenship Week 9.5 including ToK

Grading System, Calculation of Grade Point Average, Grade Distribution, and Discipline ISB uses a 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 grading scale to align with the International Baccalaureate Assessment and grading model. Below is a distribution of grades earned in core academic and IB coursework for the class of 2021 in the 2019-2020 academic year. ISB does not rank. Due to Covid-19, virtual learning commenced during Semester 2 on March 9, 2020 and continued through June 12, 2020 0% Grading 27% 32% 28% 11% 3% 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0% Distribution

Please note: ISB reports student disciplinary infractions that include academic malpractice, as well as suspensions and/or expulsions to institutions which require this information.

SAT Results Middle 50% SAT EBRW 550-680

115 Members of the Class of 2020 took the SAT as part Middle 50% SAT Math 590-750 of their post-secondary planning. Mean EBRW 625 Mean Math 693

Course Offerings for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

English Thai A Language, Literary Studies, Science Jazz Band Language and Literature English 9, 10, 11, 12 IB Dutch A Literature SL (Ind.St.) Accelerated Science 9 String Orchestra English B 9, 10 IB Danish A Literature SL (Ind.St.) Biology I, II Concert Choir Creative Writing Korean Native I, II Chemistry I, II Chamber Choir Media Studies IB Korean A Literature SL, HL Physics I, II IB Music SL, HL Public Speaking IB Hebrew A Literature SL (Ind.St.) Experimental Science Drama 9, 10, 11, 12 IB English A Language and IB Hungarian A Literature SL (Ind.St.) IB Biology SL, HL IB Theatre SL, HL Literature SL, HL IB Physics SL, HL IB Film SL, HL IB English A Literature SL, HL EAL/LS IB Chemistry SL, HL Advanced Photography IB English B HL IB Environmental Systems & Digital Photo (Techniques & EAP 9, 10 Societies SL Composition) World Languages EAL Enrichment IB Sports, Exercise & Health Traditional Photo (Film & Darkroom) One to One Coaching Science SL, HL French I, II, III, IV Native Wind Ensemble IB French ab initio SL Intensive Studies Advanced Dance Mathematics IB French A Language and IB Dance SL, HL Social Studies Literature SL, HL Math 9, 10 Essentials Design & Technology IB French B SL, HL World Studies 9, 10 Math 9, 10 Core Japanese Native I, II Politics Math 9, 10 Extended Coding I & II IB Japanese A Language and Entrepreneurship Math 10 Challenge Engineering & Design - Robotics I, II Literature SL, HL Thailand & S.E. Asia Function & Statistics Design & Technology I, II Mandarin I, II, III, IV Native Social Bases of Behavior Financial Math IB Computer Science SL, HL IB Mandarin B SL, HL IB Math SL2/AP Calculus AB IB Design Technology SL, HL IB Mandarin A Language and IB Business Management SL, HL IB Geography SL, HL IB Math SL Applications Literature SL, HL IB Math SL, HL Analysis Physical Education Spanish I, II, III, IV, Native IB Economics SL, HL IB Theory of Knowledge IB Spanish ab initio SL Fine & Performing Arts Physical Education 9 IB Spanish A Language and IB History: 20th Century World SL Lifeguard Certification Literature SL, HL IB History: Americas HL IB Visual Arts SL, HL Sports for Life IB Spanish B SL, HL IB Psychology SL, HL 2D Art Lifetime Physical Activity Thai Diploma IB Information Tech. in a Global 3D Art Team Sports Concepts Survival Thai Society SL, HL Digital Art Health 9, 10 IB Thai A Language and Advanced Art Personal Fitness I, II Literature SL, HL Advanced Studio Art 1, 2 Power Fit Animation

Global Online Academy Courses

Architecture Creative Nonfiction Writing Introduction to Psychology Poetry Writing Bioethics Entrepreneurship in a Global iOS App Design Problem Solving with Engineering Business Problem Solving Context Linear Algebra & Design Computer Science II: Game Flimmaking Medical Problem Solving I Design & Development Gender & Society Neuropsychology Computer Science II: Java Global Health Personal Finance

2 | CEEB Code: 695 220 IB Results - Class of 2020 136 ISB students took exams in 61 different IB courses and levels (number of Diploma Candidates 99 out of 134) As an inclusive school, we are committed to successfully serving students representing a full range of learning styles. As such, we support all students who wish to attempt the full IB Diploma Program

Historical Data 2020 2019 2018 2017 Students Scoring 40+ Points (% of candidates) 25% 20% 15% 16% Diploma Pass Rate (World Average ≈ 79%) 100% 96% 97% 96% Average Grade per Subject (World Average ≈ 4.7) 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.1 Average Total Points (World Average ≈ 30) 36.5 35 35 34 IB Bilingual Diplomas Awarded 35 41 35 30

Destinations (%) Class of 2020

6% 12% UK Canada 4% 55% Europe USA 4% 3% THAILAND Rest of Asia

1% Australia * 15% Military Service, Gap Year, To Be Determined.

Acceptances and Matriculations, classes of 2018-2020 Students at ISB are limited to 10 applications around the world. Names in bold italics represent a Class of 2020 matriculation; more than one matriculation last year is noted in parenthesis

Australia KhonKaen University International Tio University of Applied Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast College Amsterdam Regent’s University London Monash College King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Universiteit Leiden Richmond, The American International University of Melbourne Ladkrabang Universiteit Utrecht University in London University of New South Wales Universiteit van Amsterdam Royal Holloway, University of London Stamford International University University College Maastricht (2) Royal Northern College of Music University College Utrecht Royal Veterinary College University of Amsterdam Sheffield Hallam University India Rest of Asia University of Groningen SOAS University of London Jain University Chinese Wageningen Universiteit St George’s, University of London Malaviya National Institute of Technology City University of Hong Kong Staffordshire University Manipal University Manila United Kingdom Swansea University Whistling Woods International Institute Feng Chia University Aberystwyth University University of Nottingham of Film Hong Kong Polytechnic University Bangor University University College London Hong Kong University of Science Bath Spa University University for the Creative Arts Japan and Technology Bournemouth University University of Aberdeen Aoyama Gakuin University Koc University British and Irish Modern Music Institute University of Bath Doshisha University - Kyotanabe Malaysia Brunel University London University of Bedfordshire Gakushuin University Nanyang Technological University Camberwell College of Arts University of Birmingham Hitotsubashi University National Chiao Tung University Cardiff University University of Bradford International Christian University National Taiwan University City University of London University of Bristol National University of Singapore Coventry University University of Cambridge Keio University Mita New York University (NYU Shanghai) Durham University University of Central Lancashire Nihon University Savannah College of Art and Goldsmiths, University of London University of Dundee Prefecture University Design - Hong Kong Heriot-Watt University University of East Anglia Rikkyo University Tsinghua University Imperial College London University of Edinburgh Ritsumeikan University University of the Philippines Diliman Institute of Contemporary Music University of Essex Sophia University University of Hong Kong Performance University of Exeter Tamagawa University Yale-NUS College INTO University of Exeter University of Glasgow Waseda University King’s College London (3) University of Huddersfield Netherlands Kingston University University of Hull South Korea Amsterdam University College Lancaster University University of Kent Chung-Ang University Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts University of Leeds Hanyang University Kunsten London Centre of Contemporary Music University of Leicester KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Erasmus University College London Metropolitan University University of Liverpool Science & Technology Erasmus University Rotterdam London School of Economics and University of Manchester Korea University Hogeschool Utrecht Political Science University of Oxford Sogang University Leiden University London South Bank University University of Plymouth Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Leiden University College The Hague Loughborough University University of Portsmouth Yonsei University Rotterdam University of Applied Manchester Metropolitan University University of Reading Yonsei University-Underwood Sciences Manchester University University of Roehampton Technische Universiteit Delft Met Film School University of Salford Thailand Technische Universiteit Eindhoven Newcastle University University of Sheffield Bangkok University The Hague University of Applied Nottingham Trent University University of Southampton Sciences Oxford Brookes University University of St. Andrews (6) Tilburg University Queen Mary University of London University of Sunderland

CEEB Code: 695 220 | 3 University of Surrey Boston College Macalester College University of California, Berkeley (2) University of Sussex Boston University Marist College University of California, Davis University of the Arts London Bowdoin College Maryland Institute College of Art University of California, Irvine University of the West of England Brandeis University Marymount Manhattan College University of California, University of Warwick Bridgewater State University Maryville University University of California, Merced University of Westminster Brigham Young University McPherson College University of California, Riverside University of Wolverhampton Brigham Young University - Idaho Michigan State University University of California, San Diego (2) University of York Brigham Young University-Hawaii Middlebury College University of California, Santa Barbara Brown University (2) Missouri State University University of California, Santa Cruz Rest of Europe Bryant University Morehouse College University of Central Florida American University of Paris Bucknell University Muhlenberg College University of Colorado Boulder (2) Copenhagen Business School Butler University University of Connecticut Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland California Institute of the Arts New York University University of Delaware Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne California Lutheran University North Carolina State University University of Denver ESSEC Business School California Polytechnic State University, Northeastern University (4) University of Florida EU Business School - Geneva San Luis Obispo Northern Arizona University University of Georgia Franklin University Switzerland California State University, Long Beach Northern Virginia Community College University of Hawaii at Manoa Glion Institute of Higher Education California State University, Los Angeles Northwestern University University of Illinois at Chicago Grenoble School of Management California State University, Monterey Bay Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences University of Illinois at Urbana- IE University - Madrid Campus California State University, Sacramento Occidental College Champaign (4) Institut Paul Bocuse Carleton College Old Dominion University University of La Verne Jacobs University Carnegie Mellon University Orange Coast College University of Mary Washington Le Cordon Bleu Paris Central Connecticut State University Otis College of Art and Design University of Maryland, Les Roches International School Champlain College Ouachita Baptist University Baltimore County of Hotel Management Chapman University Pace University University of Maryland Marbella International University Centre Christopher Newport University Pennsylvania State University (2) University of Massachusetts Dartmouth National University of Ireland – Clark University Pepperdine University University of Massachusetts, Amherst University College Cork Clemson University Pikes Peak Community College University of Miami Norwegian School of Economics & College of Charleston Pomona College University of Michigan Business Administration College of William & Mary Pratt Institute University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2) Paris College of Art Colorado College Purdue University University of Missouri Sustainability Management School Colorado School of Mines Quinnipiac University University of New Haven Trinity College Dublin Colorado State University Reed College University of New Orleans Universita Bocconi Columbia University Rhode Island School of Design University of North Carolina, University College Cork Concordia College - Moorhead Rice University Chapel Hill University College Dublin Connecticut College Ringling College of Art and Design University of North Texas University of Veterinary Medicine, Creighton University Rochester Institute of Technology University of Northern Colorado Budapest Curry College Roger Williams University University of Notre Dame Warsaw University of Life Sciences Davidson College Rollins College University of Oregon WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Denison University Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology University of Pennsylvania Management DePaul University Rutgers University-New Brunswick University of Pittsburgh DePauw University Sacred Heart University University of Portland Middle East Dickinson College Salve Regina University University of Puget Sound New York University (NYU Abu Dhabi) Drexel University San Diego State University University of Redlands Duke University San Francisco State University University of Rhode Island Canada Durham University San Jose State University University of Rochester Bishop’s University Eastern Florida State College Santa Clara University University of San Diego Brock University Elon University Sarah Lawrence College University of San Francisco (2) Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Savannah College of Art and Design University of South Carolina Concordia University University, Prescott School of the Art Institute of Chicago University of South Florida Dalhousie University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical School of Visual Arts University of Southern California (2) Emily Carr University of Art + Design University, Daytona Scripps College University of Tampa Georgia College Emerson College Seattle University University of Tennessee, Knoxville Langara College Emory University (2) Seton Hall University University of Texas, Austin McGill University Endicott College Simmons University University of the Pacific McMaster University Fashion Institute of Design and Skidmore College University of Tulsa Ontario College of Art & Design Merchandising Smith College University of Utah Queen’s University Florida Atlantic University Sonoma State University University of Vermont Ryerson University Florida Institute of Technology Southeast Missouri State University University of Virginia Simon Fraser University Florida International University Southwestern University University of Washington Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Fordham University Springfield College University of West Florida Thompson Rivers University Furman University St. Edward’s University University of Wisconsin, Madison Trent University George Mason University St. Lawrence University Ursinus College University of Alberta George Washington University Stanford University Utah State University University of British Columbia (7) Georgetown University Stony Brook University Utah Valley University University of British Columbia - Okanagan Georgia Institute of Technology Suffolk University Valdosta State University University of Calgary Georgia State University SUNY at Buffalo Vanderbilt University University of Manitoba Gonzaga University SUNY Plattsburgh Vassar College University of Ottawa Goucher College Syracuse University Villanova University University of Toronto (3) Grinnell College Tarleton State University Virginia Commonwealth University University of Victoria Hamilton College Texas A&M University Virginia Military Institute (2) University of Waterloo Haverford College The American Musical and Dramatic Virginia Polytechnic Institute (2) University of Western Ontario Hawaii Pacific University Academy Wake Forest University Western University Hofstra University The Cooper Union Washington State University Wilfrid Laurier University Humboldt State University The Evergreen State College Washington University in St. Louis York University Indiana University Bloomington The George Washington University Weber State University Iowa State University The New School United States Irvine Valley College The University of Alabama Wellesley College Adelphi University Ithaca College The University of Alabama in Huntsville Wentworth Institute of Technology Agnes Scott College Jacksonville University The University of Arizona Wesleyan University Albany College of Pharmacy and James Madison University The University of Iowa Western Michigan University Health Sciences Johnson & Wales University-Providence The University of Tampa Western Washington University Allegheny College Juniata College The University of Tennessee at Wheaton College MA American University Chattanooga Williams Baptist College Appalachian State University Kean University The University of Texas, Austin Williams College Arizona State University Knox College The University of Texas, Dallas Worcester Polytechnic Institute Babson College (2) Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Then Welding School West Virginia University Bard College Lawrence University Towson University Bates College Lewis & Clark College Trinity College Linfield College Trinity University Belmont University Longwood University Tufts University (3) Bentley University Louisiana State University Tulane University Berklee College of Music Loyola Marymount University Union College Binghamton University Loyola University Chicago University of Alabama Blue Mountain College Loyola University Maryland University of Arkansas

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