Age Requirements and Grade Placement
|Grade||Age by 31 August|
|5||10 years old|
|6||11 years old|
|7||12 years old|
|8||13 years old|
Third grade (also called grade three, equivalent to Year 4 in England) is a year of primary education in many countries. It is the third school year of primary school. Students are usually 8–9 years old.
12 years old
|Student Age (as of September 1, 2021)||American Grade Equivalent|
|12 years old||Grade 7|
|11 years old||Grade 6|
|10 years old||Grade 5|
|9 years old||Grade 4|
Year / Grade Placement
|Age||UK Years||US/International Grades|
|12 - 13||Year 8||7th Grade|
|13 - 14||Year 9||8th Grade|
|14 - 15||Year 10||9th Grade (Freshman)|
|15 - 16||Year 11||10th Grade (Sophomore)|
8th graders will see themselves as being adults. They will not see themselves as being baby adults, but the real deal. They will not understand their limitations or see they still have a long way to go. Consequently, they will chafe at some boundaries and limits.
Table of Korean Education System
These same terms apply in the same way to the four years of a standard high school: 9 grade is freshman year, 10 grade sophomore year, 11 grade junior year, and 12 grade senior year. But these same words are not used to describe the years of graduate school.
Twelfth grade, 12th grade, senior year, or grade 12 is the final year of secondary school in most of North America. In other regions, it may also be referred to as class 12 or Year 13. In most countries, students are usually between the ages of 17 and 18 years old.
Grade 10 is a part of secondary school and in some parts of the USA it is the first year of high school. The English equivalent is Year 11. Usually, this is when children would leave compulsory education. High school is often used instead of senior high school and distinguished from junior high school.
In the United States, ninth grade is usually the first year in high school. In this system, ninth graders are also often referred to as freshmen. It can also be the last year of junior high school. The typical age for U.S. 9th grade students is 14 to 15 years.
Kindergarten to Grade 3. Grades 4 to 6. Grades 7 to 10 (Junior High School) Grades 11 and 12 (Senior High School)
Senior high school (SHS) refers to Grades 11 and 12, the last two years of the K-12 program that DepEd has been implementing since 2012. Students begin to study in SHS the subjects that will introduce them to their preferred career path. High school in the old system consisted of First Year to Fourth Year.
Students that are in 10th grade are also called sophomores. These students are completing their second year of high school. The age of a 10th grader in high school is 15-16 years. It is during this time that most students will complete driver education courses in order to get driver's license in the United States.
Eleventh grade, 11th grade, junior year, or grade 11 (called Year 12 in Wales and England) is the eleventh, and for some countries final, grade of secondary schools. Students are typically 16–17 years of age, depending on the country and the students' birthdays.
|14||3 (9th)||Junior high school/Lower secondary school (中学校 chūgakkō) Compulsory Education|
|15||1 (10th)||The upper-secondary course of special training school|
12 years old
The sixth grade is the sixth school year after kindergarten. Students are usually either 11 or 12 years old, though could be younger or older, if they are promoted, (skip grades) or held back for not reaching a specific school standard.
Comparison between the Age and Grade Structures in Japan and other countries
|9-10||ELMN 4||Grade 4|
|10-11||ELMN 5||Grade 5|
|11-12||ELMN 6||Grade 6|
|12-13||JHS 1||Grade 7|
Jan 25, 2022
Canada's grade levels compared to other countries
|Starting age||Canada||United States|
|11-12||Grade 6||Grade 6|
|12-13||Grade 7||Grade 7|
|13-14||Grade 8||Grade 8|
|14-15||Grade 9||Grade 9|
Tenth grade or grade 10 (called Year 11 in England and Wales, and sophomore year in the US) is the tenth year of school post-kindergarten or the tenth year after the first introductory year upon entering compulsory schooling.
Comparison of UK and US Education Systems
|Age||UK Year (England Only)||U.S. Level|
|11 to 12 years||Year 7 – Secondary School||6th Grade – Middle School|
|12 to 13 years||Year 8||7th Grade|
|13 to 14 years||Year 9||8th Grade|
|14 to 15 years||Year 10||9th Grade (Freshman) – High School|
As per the guide below, issued by the exams regulator Ofqual, the numerical system essentially boils down to the following: 9 = High A* grade. 8 = Lower A* or high A. 7 = Lower A grade.
Grade 8 is the equivalent of in between grades A* and A. Grade 7 is the equivalent of a grade A. Grade 6 is the equivalent of just above a grade B. Grade 5 is the equivalent of in between grades B and C.