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Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF) announces record IB Diploma exam results

Students from Universal American School have achieved impressive results for their IB Diploma exams 2021.

Universal American School (UAS) also continues to see improvements in its IBDP results for the fourth consecutive year. 41 students were registered for the IB Diploma achieving a very impressive pass rate of 100% again this year. This year, Universal American School saw growth in all statistics breaking school records with five students attaining 40+ points. The average score for IBDP students was 34 points, improving last year’s average score by 2 points.

12% of students obtained 40+ compared to last year’s 2%, while 44% of students achieved 35+ compared to last year’s 31%. UAS students saw a big jump in their 30+ scores with 90% of this year’s graduates obtaining 30+ scores compared to last year’s 61%.

We are very proud of all our Class of 2021 students and congratulate them once again for achieving these fantastic results.

Congratulating the cohort, Janecke Aarnaes, Director of Universal American School said: “We are in awe of the resilience demonstrated by our Class of 2021 and incredibly proud of our IB Diploma graduates whose results were released today. Despite all additional challenges thrown at our students, due to the pandemic, they rose to the challenge and proved that they have not only deep knowledge but also the grit, agility, and perseverance to withstand any trial. As IB learners, they demonstrate in action that they have become genuine analytical problem solvers, ready to embrace the complexity of the real world.”