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Find below the grade boundaries for a number of recent IB examinations.

Please check below to see if what you need is there first. If not, post a request for them in this thread in TSR forums.

The boundaries tend to remain the same every year, +/- 2 deviations

Thanks to IB-Seed for putting together most of the list on the forum in this post and nota_bene for the Mathematics SL Nov 2006 Boundaries.

May 2006 to November 2011 Subject reports with grade boundaries


Link (ALL)


http://14.140.95.113/r/ib-diploma-pr...t-reports.html

May 2012 Subject reports with grade boundaries


Link (ALL)


http://www.globaljaya.net/secondary/...D74C4989374%7d

November 2012 Subject reports (Links)


Link (Only Chemistry so far)


http://students.scisdragons.net/ddav...ort-nov-12.pdf

MAY 2007


Maths


MATHS HL May 2007 TZ2

Overall Boundaries:
  • 7: 80-100
  • 6: 69-79
  • 5: 56-68
  • 4: 45-56
  • 3: 33-44
  • 2: 16-32
  • 1: 0-15

Component Boundaries:

P1:
  • 7: 94-120
  • 6: 81-93
  • 5: 67-80
  • 4: 54-66
  • 3: 40-53
  • 2: 20-39
  • 1: 0-19

P2:
  • 7: 96-120
  • 6: 82-95
  • 5: 68-81
  • 4: 54-67
  • 3: 41-53
  • 2: 21-40
  • 1: 0-20

P3:
  • 7: 47-60
  • 6: 40-46
  • 5: 33-39
  • 4: 26-32
  • 3: 18-25
  • 2: 9-17
  • 1: 0-8

MAY 2006


Theory of knowledge


THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE May 2006, Overall Boundaries
  • A: 49-60
  • B: 40-48
  • C: 32-39
  • D: 22-31
  • E: 0-21

Extended essays


EXTENDED ESSAY GRADE BOUNDARIES
  • A: 30-36
  • B: 25-29
  • C: 17-24
  • D: 9-16
  • E: 0-8

ITGS


ITGS HL May 2006, Overall Boundaries
  • 7: 69-100
  • 6: 57-68
  • 5: 44-56
  • 4: 32-43
  • 3: 21-31
  • 2: 11-20
  • 1: 0-10

ITGS SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries
  • 7: 69-100
  • 6: 57-68
  • 5: 45-56
  • 4: 33-44
  • 3: 22-32
  • 2: 11-21
  • 1: 0-10

Social and cultural anthropology


SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY SL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-13
  • 2: 14-28
  • 3: 29-41
  • 4: 42-53
  • 5: 54-67
  • 6: 68-80
  • 7: 81-100

English


ENGLISH A1 HL May 2006, Overall Boundaries:
  • 7: 80-100
  • 6: 68-79
  • 5: 56-67
  • 4: 43-55
  • 3: 32-42
  • 2: 16-31
  • 1: 0-15

ENGLISH A1 SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries:
  • 7: 78-100
  • 6: 65-77
  • 5: 54-64
  • 4: 41-53
  • 3: 30-40
  • 2: 15-29
  • 1: 0-14

ENGLISH A1 WORLD LITERATURE, Overall Grade Boundaries: Higher Level
  • 1: 0-5
  • 2: 6-11
  • 3: 12-17
  • 4: 18-22
  • 5: 23-28
  • 6: 29-33
  • 7: 34-40

Standard Level
  • 1: 0-2
  • 2: 3-5
  • 3: 6-7
  • 4: 8-10
  • 5: 11-13
  • 6: 14-16
  • 7: 17-20

ENGLISH A2 HL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 3: 23-35
  • 4: 36-40
  • 5: 51-68
  • 6: 67-81
  • 7: 82-100

ENGLISH A2 SL, Overall Grade Boundaries:
  • 3: 21-34
  • 4: 35-50
  • 5: 51-64
  • 6: 65-80
  • 7: 81-100

Physics


PHYSICS HL May 2006, Overall Boundaries for TZ1:
  • 7: 71-100
  • 6: 61-70
  • 5: 50-60
  • 4: 40-49
  • 3: 28-39
  • 2: 16-27
  • 1: 0-15

PHYSICS HL May 2006, Overall Boundaries for TZ2:
  • 7: 71-100
  • 6: 60-70
  • 5: 50-59
  • 4: 40-49
  • 3: 29-39
  • 2: 17-28
  • 1: 0-16

PHYSICS SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries for TZ1:
  • 7: 70-100
  • 6: 59-69
  • 5: 49-58
  • 4: 38-48
  • 3: 29-37
  • 2: 16-28
  • 1: 0-15

PHYSICS SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries for TZ2:
  • 7: 69-100
  • 6: 57-68
  • 5: 49-56
  • 4: 38-48
  • 3: 27-37
  • 2: 16-26
  • 1: 0-15

Biology


BIOLOGY HL - May 2006, Overall Boundaries
  • 1: 0-18
  • 2: 19-33
  • 3: 34-48
  • 4: 49-59
  • 5: 60-70
  • 6: 71-80
  • 7: 81-100

BIOLOGY SL MAY 2006, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-15
  • 2: 16-27
  • 3: 28-43
  • 4: 44-55
  • 5: 56-66
  • 6: 67-78
  • 7: 79-100

CHEMISTRY SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries:
  • 7: 80-100
  • 6: 69-79
  • 5: 58-68
  • 4: 47-57
  • 3: 34-46
  • 2: 18-33
  • 1: 0-17

History


HISTORY SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries:
  • 7: 72-100
  • 6: 60-71
  • 5: 48-59
  • 4: 36-47
  • 3: 23-35
  • 2: 12-22
  • 1: 0-11

History Paper 1 Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-2
  • 2: 3-5
  • 3: 6-8
  • 4: 9-11
  • 5: 12-15
  • 6: 16-19
  • 7: 20-25

History Paper 2, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-5
  • 2: 6-10
  • 3: 11-14
  • 4: 15-18
  • 5: 19-22
  • 6: 23-26
  • 7: 27-40

History Paper 3, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-8
  • 2: 9-16
  • 3: 17-23
  • 4: 24-29
  • 5: 30-35
  • 6: 36-41
  • 7: 42-60

Environmental Systems


ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS SL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-17
  • 2: 18-31
  • 3: 32-43
  • 4: 44-55
  • 5: 56-66
  • 6: 67-78
  • 7: 79-100

Computer Science


Computer Science SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-15
  • 2: 16-30
  • 3: 31-41
  • 4: 42-52
  • 5: 53-63
  • 6: 64-74
  • 7: 75-100

Computer Science HL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-13
  • 2: 14-26
  • 3: 27-38
  • 4: 39-50
  • 5: 51-63
  • 6: 64-75
  • 7: 76-100

Languages


French B SL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-13
  • 2: 14-30
  • 3: 31-45
  • 4: 46-58
  • 5: 59-70
  • 6: 71-82
  • 7: 83-100

German B SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-11
  • 2: 12-24
  • 3: 25-39
  • 4: 40-55
  • 5: 56-68
  • 6: 69-84
  • 7: 85-100

Hebrew A1 SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-16
  • 2: 17-30
  • 3: 31-44
  • 4: 45-58
  • 5: 59-70
  • 6: 71-84
  • 7: 85-100

Spanish B HL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-13
  • 2: 14-26
  • 3: 27-41
  • 4: 42-55
  • 5: 56-66
  • 6: 67-83
  • 7: 84-100

SPANISH AB INITIO, Overall Grade Boundaries:
  • 3: 31-47
  • 4: 48-60
  • 5: 61-73
  • 6: 74-87
  • 7: 88-100

Chinese A2 HL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-11
  • 2: 12-24
  • 3: 25-40
  • 4: 41-53
  • 5: 54-69
  • 6: 70-81
  • 7: 82-100

Maths


MATHS HL May 2006, Overall Boundaries
  • 7: 81-100
  • 6: 69-80
  • 5: 57-68
  • 4: 45-56
  • 3: 34-44
  • 2: 17-33
  • 1: 0-16

MATHS SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries for TZ1:
  • 7: 86-100
  • 6: 75-85
  • 5: 64-74
  • 4: 53-63
  • 3: 38-52
  • 2: 20-37
  • 1: 0-19

MATHS SL May 2006, Overall Boundaries for TZ2:
  • 7: 83-100
  • 6: 70-82
  • 5: 58-69
  • 4: 46-57
  • 3: 32-45
  • 2: 17-31
  • 1: 0-16

MATHS SL INTERNAL ASSESSMENT, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 1-7
  • 2: 8-13
  • 3: 14-19
  • 4: 20-23
  • 5: 24-28
  • 6: 29-33
  • 7: 34-40

MATH STUDIES, Overall Grade Boundaries:
  • 1: 0-15
  • 2: 16-28
  • 3: 29-39
  • 4: 40-53
  • 5: 54-67
  • 6: 68-80
  • 7: 81-100

Business and management


BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT HL, Overall Grade Boundaries:
  • 1: 0-11
  • 2: 12-22
  • 3: 23-35
  • 4: 36-47
  • 5: 48-59
  • 6: 60-71
  • 7: 72-100

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SL, Overall Grade Boundaries:
  • 3: 27-38
  • 4: 39-49
  • 5: 50-60
  • 6: 61-71
  • 7: 72-100

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SL Internal Assessment
  • 1: 0-3
  • 2: 4-6
  • 3: 7-8
  • 4: 9-10
  • 5: 11-13
  • 6: 14-16
  • 7: 17-20

Economics


ECONOMICS HL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-13
  • 2: 14-24
  • 3: 25-37
  • 4: 38-48
  • 5: 49-60
  • 6: 61-71
  • 7: 72-100

ECONOMICS HL PAPER 1, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-2
  • 2: 3-4
  • 3: 5-8
  • 4: 9-11
  • 5: 12-15
  • 6: 16-28
  • 7: 19-25

ECONOMICS HL PAPER TWO, Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-3
  • 2: 4-6
  • 3: 7-11
  • 4: 12-14
  • 5: 15-18
  • 6: 19-21
  • 7: 22-30

ECONOMICS HL PAPER THREE, Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-7
  • 2: 8-15
  • 3: 16-23
  • 4: 24-30
  • 5: 31-36
  • 6: 37-43
  • 7: 44-60

ECONOMICS SL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-12
  • 2: 13-23
  • 3: 24-37
  • 4: 38-49
  • 5: 50-62
  • 6: 63-74
  • 7: 75-100

Visual arts


VISUAL ARTS HL, Overall Grade Boundaries Visual Arts:
  • 3: 34-43
  • 4: 44-57
  • 5: 58-72
  • 6: 73-86
  • 7: 87-100

World arts and cultures


WORLD ARTS AND CULTURES SL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-14
  • 2: 15-25
  • 3: 26-38
  • 4: 39-53
  • 5: 54-64
  • 6: 65-79
  • 7: 80-100

November 2006


The following grade boundaries are for the November 2006 session:

Sciences


Chemistry HL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-18
  • 2: 19-33
  • 3: 34-47
  • 4: 48-58
  • 5: 59-68
  • 6: 69-78
  • 7: 79-100

Chemistry SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-16
  • 2: 17-30
  • 3: 31-44
  • 4: 45-55
  • 5: 56-65
  • 6: 66-76
  • 7: 77-100

Physics HL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-15
  • 2: 16-26
  • 3: 27-37
  • 4: 38-48
  • 5: 49-58
  • 6: 59-70
  • 7: 71-100

Physics SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-14
  • 2: 15-25
  • 3: 26-35
  • 4: 36-47
  • 5: 48-57
  • 6: 58-69
  • 7: 70-100

Biology HL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-17
  • 2: 18-30
  • 3: 31-42
  • 4: 43-55
  • 5: 56-67
  • 6: 68-79
  • 7: 80-100

Biology SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-15
  • 2: 16-28
  • 3: 29-41
  • 4: 42-54
  • 5: 55-67
  • 6: 68-80
  • 7: 81-100

Mathematics


Mathematics HL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-13
  • 2: 14-28
  • 3: 29-41
  • 4: 42-53
  • 5: 54-64
  • 6: 65-76
  • 7: 77-100

Paper 1
  • 1: 0-15
  • 2: 16-30
  • 3: 31-47
  • 4: 48-62
  • 5: 63-76
  • 6: 77-91
  • 7: 92-120

Paper 2
  • 1: 0-16
  • 2: 17-32
  • 3: 33-46
  • 4: 47-60
  • 5: 61-73
  • 6: 74-87
  • 7: 88-120

Paper 3
  • 1: 0-8
  • 2: 9-17
  • 3: 18-25
  • 4: 26-32
  • 5: 33-38
  • 6: 39-45
  • 7: 46-60

Mathematics SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 7: 83-100
  • 6: 71-82
  • 5: 59-70
  • 4: 47-58
  • 3: 35-46
  • 2: 18-34
  • 1: 0-17

Languages


French ab initio SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-15
  • 2: 16-31
  • 3: 32-44
  • 4: 45-59
  • 5: 60-71
  • 6: 72-83
  • 7: 84-100

DUTCH A1 SL, Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-16
  • 2: 17-30
  • 3: 31-41
  • 4: 42-54
  • 5: 55-66
  • 6: 67-81
  • 7: 82-100

Other exams


Geography HL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-11
  • 2: 12-24
  • 3: 25-32
  • 4: 33-44
  • 5: 45-58
  • 6: 59-69
  • 7: 70-100

Geography SL Overall Grade Boundaries
  • 1: 0-11
  • 2: 12-23
  • 3: 24-32
  • 4: 33-44
  • 5: 45-56
  • 6: 57-69
  • 7: 70-100

PHILOSOPHY HL PAPER 1
  • 1: 0-10
  • 2: 11-20
  • 3: 21-32
  • 4: 33-45
  • 5: 46-57
  • 6: 58-70
  • 7: 71-90

PHILOSOPHY HL PAPER 2
  • 1: 0-7
  • 2: 8-14
  • 3: 15-24
  • 4: 25-31
  • 5: 32-38
  • 6: 39-45
  • 7: 46-60

May 2010


English A1 SL


INTERNAL ASSESMENT (ORAL)
  • 1: 0-4
  • 2: 5-8
  • 3: 9-12
  • 4: 13-16
  • 5: 17-19
  • 6: 20-23
  • 7: 24-30

Scaling factor: 1

PAPER ONE
  • 1: 0-4
  • 2: 5-8
  • 3: 9-10
  • 4: 11-13
  • 5: 14-16
  • 6: 17-19
  • 7: 20-25

Scaling factor: 1

PAPER TWO
  • 1: 0-4
  • 2: 5-8
  • 3: 9-10
  • 4: 11-13
  • 5: 14-16
  • 6: 17-19
  • 7: 20-25

Scaling factor: 1

WORLD LITERATURE
  • 1: 0-2
  • 2: 3-5
  • 3: 6-7
  • 4: 8-10
  • 5: 11-13
  • 6: 14-16
  • 7: 17-20

Scaling factor: 1

FINAL SUBJECT %
  • 1: 0-14
  • 2: 15-29
  • 3: 30-39
  • 4: 40-52
  • 5: 53-64
  • 6: 65-77
  • 7: 78-100

Requests for grade boundaries


Anyone is free to add more grade boundaries if they have them. Make requests for more grade boundaries not included in this page here on the forums.


If you want grade boundaries for May 2010 for German B SL, Latin HL, Maths HL (Sets option), Philosophy HL, Physics HL, TOK or a Philosophy EE please ask here and I can put them up (I put English A1 SL up then got bored of typing numbers).


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