Grade Boundaries

IB Visual Arts: Grade Boundaries

What do those numbers on the assessment criteria charts add up to in actual 1-7 grades? Grade boundaries are the cut off points established for each mark band, ie points needed to reach a 7, and can vary slightly from year to year. The boundaries for each component at higher and standard level are set during the grade award meetings for each examination session. The grade boundaries established during the May 2016 marking...


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Comments 6

Zari Etemadi 2 November 2016 - 11:46

Hi Heather, thank you so much for the Grade Boundary Chart, this is very helpful. I was wondering how do you then determine the overall grade for each student.

Heather McReynolds 2 November 2016 - 20:46

Hi Zari, its just an estimated breakdown, you can do the same for each component and calculate the overall grade with a 40/40/20 ratio, go to thinkib.net - for a chart with percentages

Chek Leung 21 December 2016 - 03:43

Hello Heather, do you know what percentage is a 7 grade?

Heather McReynolds 5 April 2017 - 19:39

calculate from the grade boundaries listed here: 86-100

Pablo Oliveros 4 April 2017 - 00:07

Hello Heather,
Is the predicted grade inclusive of all assessments or just he internal assessment?

Heather McReynolds 5 April 2017 - 19:37

predicted grade is holistic ( all inclusive) IA is only exhibition


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