French-American School of New York Excels with 2020 Results
Mamaroneck, New York, September 22, 2020 – After a particularly challenging end to their senior year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the French-American School of New York (FASNY) Class of 2020 stood up to adversity and excelled with their baccalaureate results.
For the twelfth year in a row, French Baccalaureate graduates achieved a 100% success rate, higher than the 95.7% worldwide. This year, 97.5% of FASNY’s 41 French Bac students finished with honors versus 69% worldwide and 56% of the class finished with the highest honors, towering over the worldwide percentage of 17%.
The 16 FASNY students completing the 2020 International Baccalaureate also excelled, with a 100% success rate. Not only did the FASNY IB students score an average of 35 points out of 45, higher than the world average of 29.9, but 20% obtained 40 points and above, worldwide this result is less than 10%. A new FASNY record was set in the Class of 2020 with a high score of 43. In addition, 88% of the students in this year’s cohort pursued and obtained a bilingual IB diploma.
Head of FASNY’s High School, Boualem Maizia commended the class on their hard work and determination despite the year’s challenging circumstances, “these results are well deserved: our students worked very hard the entire year, including while confined at home in the spring. Bravo to our brave students, their families, and their tireless teachers.”
The 57 graduates from FASNY’s Class of 2020 are now continuing their educations at colleges and universities across the United States, Canada, and Europe.
About the French-American School of New York
Founded in 1980 as a one-classroom preschool, FASNY has evolved to become an international and bilingual N-12 day school educating more than 700 students on three campuses in Mamaroneck and Larchmont, New York. It is the only school in the New York metropolitan area accredited to offer both the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and the French baccalaureate. All students also graduate with a New York State high school diploma. New for September 2020: an International Program for grades 1-8, no previous French required.
Teachers are committed to creating an environment that is nurturing yet challenging, one that encourages students to flourish intellectually, emotionally, and ethically. A combination of French and American traditions are hallmarks of school life, as are the arts, music, athletics, and community service; local and international trips; and 20+ club offerings. College acceptances represent a wide range of schools in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and other European nations. To learn more visit fasny.org.