Hillary Hewins Craig Coutts Director of Counseling Head of School

[email protected] Elizabeth Andrews Dee Slattery High School Principal High School Counselor Giles Pinto [email protected] High School Vice Principal, Irina Bryan IBDP Coordinator Counseling Assistant Contact [email protected] 258 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku +81 045 622 0084 2020-2021 Profile for University Applications Yokohama 231-0862 Japan yis.ac.jp

ABOUT YIS NOTES ABOUT THE YIS TRANSCRIPT Yokohama International School (YIS) is an independent, co-educational In Grade 11 and 12, all classes are taught as IBDP classes. This includes pre-K-12 day school established in 1924. We have a non-selective classes for students who are not pursuing the IBDP. YIS does not admission policy and do not offer academic scholarships. Our high weight GPA and does not rank students or provide percentile/ school programs provide academic rigour, balance, and challenge and decile information. Students are assessed on a 1-7 scale, and GPA we celebrate the success of each student individually, independent of is out of 7 accordingly. YIS does not compare IB grades with grading the achievements of other students. systems from other schools or countries. Global Citizen Diploma and Diploma with Distinction achievements may be listed, pending STUDENT BODY AND FACULTY graduation. With students of 50 different nationalities and faculty and staff from INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE RESULTS 2017 - 2020 18 countries, internationalism is at the heart of our school culture. Ap- proximately 30% of our students are new to YIS each year, while the 2020 2019 2018 2017 average faculty tenure is eight years. We have 680 students in Early Learning Center through grade 12. There are 260 students in grades Candidates 63 58 57 52 9-12, and 62 students in the class of 2021. Diplomas Awarded 62 57 56 52

SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND DIPLOMA PATHWAYS Pass Rate* 98% 98% 98% 100% YIS Diploma with full International Baccalaureate Diploma Average Score** 35 34 33 36 YIS Diploma with International Baccalaureate Courses Highest Score 43 43 44 42 YIS YIS offers Reggio Emilia, International Baccalaureate Primary Years * International pass rate for the IB Diploma averages about 80%. (PYP), Middle Years (MYP), and Diploma Programs (IBDP). ** Average for those receiving diploma. International average score is 30 points.

GLOBAL CITIZEN DIPLOMA INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE The GCD enables students to qualitatively describe their whole learning SCORE DISTRIBUTION 2017 - 2020 in the context of becoming a global citizen and making a contribution 41 - 45 to the world. By using a process of deliberate reflection, students are points 24 required to re-examine their experiences, synthesize their learning, and 36 - 40 82 make sense of their as they arrive at a deeper understanding points of themselves. The GCD is designed to recognize all that students do to 31 - 35 69 Global learn, in class, in the wider context of school, and in the world beyond. points Average See GlobalCitizenDiploma.org for more information. 26 - 30 46 points STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND SERVICE LEARNING 24 - 25 Service is an integral part of the learning experience at YIS. It involves points 7 our community as leaders, learners, guardians and citizens. Through 70 service we develop empathy, gain knowledge of real needs, enter into 10 20 30 40 50 60 80 Number of Students mutually beneficial relationships and take action. The athletic program is an important part of a carefully crafted, balanced approach that aims STANDARDIZED TESTING to contribute to students’ physical, social and emotional well-being, with ACT for Classes of 2017-2020 students able to participate in 18 different competitive athletic activities. Middle 50% Score Range: 26 - 32 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CLASS OF 2020 The YIS HS Diploma is accredited by NEASC and represents the SAT for Classes of 2017-2020 Middle 50% Score Range successful attainment of 23 Carnegie Units. Total Score 1100 - 1360 Note: Most YIS graduates earn 25 or more Carnegie credits by the end of grade 12. Reading and Writing 540 - 660

Course Credits Course Credits Mathematics 580 - 700 English 4 Physical Education 3 Mathematics 3 The Arts 2 ACCREDITATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS Modern Languages 3 Design or Technology 1 Science 3 Theory of Knowledge 1 I N S L TE O RN HO Social Sciences 3 ATIONAL SC

Students must also complete a Senior Research Paper (Extended Essay) in an area of interest, and demonstrate a sustained commitment to Service Learning during grades 11 and 12. UNIVERSITY APPLICATION INFORMATION Students at YIS are limited to a maximum of 10 university applications. YIS does not tick rating boxes on application forms, nor do we rank our students. UNIVERSITY MATRICULATION (classes of 2017-2020) 23% United Kingdom 16% Canada

32% 11% United States Europe 17% Asia

1% Australia New Zealand

UNIVERSITY MATRICULATION FOR CLASSES OF 2017 - 2020 ASIA - PACIFIC United Kingdom United States Hong Kong and China Central Saint Martin Bard Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Durham University (3) Berklee College of Music Imperial College London (5) Boston University Japan King’s College London (5) Brigham Young University, Idaho Hosei University Leeds College of Art & Design California Institute of the Arts International Christian University (4) Nottingham Trent University California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Juntendo University Queen Mary University of London Obispo (2) Keio University (3) University College of London (5) Cornell University Meiji Gakuin University (2) University of Bath (2) Denison University Osaka University University of Bristol (3) Fordham University Sophia University (8) University of Cambridge (2) George Mason University Temple University Japan University of East Anglia George Washington University University of Tokyo (2) University of Edinburgh (2) Georgia State University Waseda University (10) University of Glasgow Iowa State University New Zealand University of Leeds (2) Loyola Marymount University (2) University of Otago (2) University of Manchester (2) Macalester College South Korea University of Nottingham Michigan State University University of St. Andrews (4) New York University (2) Korea Advanced Institute of Science University of Surrey Northeastern University (6) & Technology (KAIST) University of Sussex Pratt Institute Seoul National University University of the Arts London Purdue University (3) Yonsei University University of Warwick (3) Rutgers University, New Brunswick San Diego State University (2) EUROPE AND MIDDLE EAST NORTH AMERICA Czech Republic Sarah Lawrence College Masaryk University Canada School of the Art Institute of Chicago Carleton University Syracuse University France Emily Carr University of Art + Design (2) The New School (2) University of Toulouse Jan Jaures McGill University (3) Union College Germany McMaster University (2) University of Arizona Erlangen University Simon Fraser University University of California, Berkeley (4) Goethe University in Frankfurt University of British Columbia (10) University of California, Los Angeles Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München University of Toronto (10) University of California, Santa Cruz University of Waterloo University of Chicago Netherlands York University University of Hawaii at Mānoa (3) Amsterdam University College University of Michigan (2) Amsterdam University of the Applied Science (2) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (3) University of Notre Dame Hogeschool Rotterdam University of Oregon (2) Leiden University (2) University of Southern California University of Amsterdam (2) University of Texas, Austin VU University of Amsterdam University of Washington (2) Spain Utah State University ESADE Vassar College IE University University of Navarra GAP YEAR ~5% Of YIS students choose to take a Gap Year Switzerland Glion Institute of Higher Education Les Roches International School of Hotel Management