A projected grade for university admissions is often required by DP Coordinators / SBCs in order for schools and students to complete university applications. Some university systems require that schools provide a cumulative predicted grade (/45). Others require individual subject predicted grades (/7). This information is often required as many as six months prior to submission of the official IB predicted grade.
When asked to provide a student’s projected grade for university admission, Pamoja Education teachers should:
- Only respond to requests from DP Coordinators or SBCs. Any independent request from a student should be directed to the SBC for confirmation.
- Provide the SBC / DP Coordinator with a projection of the grade that the candidate is expected to achieve in the subject, based on all the evidence of the candidate’s work to date.
- Communicate to the SBC / DP Coordinator that
- This is a projected grade for the purpose of university admissions only.
- This is not the official IB Predicted Grade which will be submitted in mid-March.
- This projection is based upon:
- the teacher’s knowledge of IB standards
- the evidence of the candidate’s current achievement and potential improvement based on their work to date
- the teacher’s assumption that the student will complete the course at their current level of academic commitment and course engagement