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Awards

Students are recognized for their commitment to not only the school ethos but also to their academics. At the awards ceremony, student effort is recognized in a number of categories. The awarding process is coordinated by the department head and overseen by the Senior Management of the school. The awards committee is made up of the relevant programme coordinator and teachers.Below is a list of awards students may receive.

Grade 12 Graduation Awards and Criteria 2020/2021

Criteria Check List

Type of Award Definition Tenure Programme APweb Attendance/Punctuality  GPA Core Subjects ATL Effort Grade
Valedictorian The student who is ranked the highest in GPA  in a graduating class delivers the valedictory address during of the Graduation ceremony. Min. 4years at JKS Must be IB Full Diploma Student Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12

Grade 11 and 12

Absence: Maximum 7 days

Tardy: Maximum 8

Early leave: Maximum  5

Online Learning:

Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence

4.3 from Grade 9 to 12 Mid Year. Highest GPA (100 grade equivalent) cumulative over 4 years.

Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)

Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.

Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5 for all subjects in G12 Mid-Year. G12 Mid-Year IB Grade must be a minimum of 38.
Salutatorian The student who is ranked the second highest in GPA  in a graduating class delivers the salutatorian  address during of the Graduation ceremony. Min. 4years at JKS Must be IB Full Diploma Student Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12

Grade 11 and 12

Absence: Maximum 7 days

Tardy: Maximum 8

Early leave: Maximum  5

Online Learning:

Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence

4.3 from Grade 9 to 12 Mid Year

Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)

Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.

Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5 for all subjects

Student of the Year

( Valedictorian and Salutatorian do not qualify for this award)

Represents the qualities of academic scholarship and citizenship and contributes to the school and community. Well-rounded balanced individual who is a highly motivated holistic student. Min. 4years at JKS All Grade 12 students qualify Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12 Grade 11 and 12
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum  5
Online Learning:
Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence
4.3 from Grade 9 to 12 Mid Year Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.
Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5 for all subjects.
Must be a prefect ,  house  or sports captain, member of the student council or MUN club.
JKS Ambassador
( Valedictorian and Salutatorian do not qualify for this award)
Represents an organization (the school) in a range of activities both inside and out of the organization. Forms a visible link between the organization and the public in general. Min. 4years at JKS All Grade 12 students qualify Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12 Grade 11 and 12
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum  5
Online Learning:
Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence
GPA 4.0 and above Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.)
Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5 for all subjects.
Must be a prefect ,  house  or sports captain, member of the student council or MUN club.
No uniform violations.
Student Representative/Leadership
( Valedictorian and Salutatorian and JKS Ambassador do not qualify for this award)
Student Representative on the SAB
Supports the student group
Acts as a conduit between students and administrators
Serves as liaison in bringing any issues/suggestions/feedback to administration.
Suggests, develops and implements solutions related to creating a more vibrant campus life
Collaborates with students to coordinate events to enhance the student experience
Min. 4years at JKS All Grade 12 students qualify Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12 Grade 11 and 12
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum  5
Online Learning:
Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence
GPA
4.0 and above
Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.
Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5 for all subjects.
Must be a prefect ,  house  or sports captain, member of the student council or MUN club.
No uniform violations.
Role Model Award Students who exemplify the JKS values by showing dedication, diligence and perseverance in their studies.
One who demonstrates commitment, Self-Discipline, Excellent Manners, is kind and Considerate, and an independent Learner
Min. 4years at JKS All Grade 12 students qualify Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12 Grade 11 and 12
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum  5
Online Learning:
Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence
GPA
4.0 or 3.8
Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.
Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5
Must be a prefect.
No uniform violations.
Top Subject Award Students who achieves the highest accumulated aggregate  per subject Min. 2 years at JKS All Grade 12 students qualify Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12 Grade 11 and 12
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum  5
Online Learning:
Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence
Highest  Cumulative Aggregate  from Grade 9 to 12 Mid Year per subject Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.
Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5
High Honors  Cumulative GPA of 4.3 Min. of final Last 2 years at JKS All Grade 12 students qualify Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12 Grade 11 and 12
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum  5
Online Learning:
Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence
4.3 for final GPA Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.
Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5
Honors Cumulative GPA of between 4.2 and 4.3 Min. of final Last 2 years at JKS All Grade 12 students qualify Zero entries  Grade 9 to 12 Grade 11 and 12
Absence: Maximum 7 days
Tardy: Maximum 8
Early leave: Maximum  5
Online Learning:
Minimum 5 Days (equivalent of 25 sessions)  absence
GPA 4.2 for final GPA Satisfactory for ALL three core subjects.  (CAS/ToK/EEE)
Full attendance and presentation of the Group 4 project.
Excellent Indicator for all Indicator of 5

Grade 6 to 11 Awards
IB Learner Profile Award: Grade 6 to 11 (inclusive of Grade 12 when not issued during the Graduation Ceremony)
Quarterly Merit Awards; These awards will be presented at the end of Quarters 1 to 4 to students who have received merits from their subject teachers through excellent effort in class work, consistent good behavior and exceptional attitude. Teachers will award a merit by signing a block in the Student Planner and students will collect merits to enable them to achieve the following awards:
Bronze Award: 25 merits
Silver Award: 50 merits
Gold Award: 75 merits
Platinum Award: 100 merits
Perfect Attendance Award: This award honors students who have achieved a perfect attendance record throughout all four quarters. The perfect attendance award is a wonderful way to congratulate them for putting their education first.  It gives the student recognition for consistency and personal commitment. ATL Skills, Attendance and APweb Record will also be taken into account.
PYP Awards
For grades 1 – 5, the following areas are recognized:
IB Learner Profile Awards:
Every quarter select students are given awards for certain areas of the learner profile. Criteria – Homeroom teachers give this award based on students who have displayed the criteria of a particular learner profile during the quarter.
Perfect Attendance:
End of year – Perfect Attendance – This is for students who do not miss one day of school during the school year.
Swim Gala Medals:
Swim Gala Medals – there are 3 galas. The galas are throughout the school year. Medals are awarded to the student who got the fastest time in each stroke.