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da-b Said,
April 6th, 2011 @3:20 am  

sorry don’t know for USA
but i cant tell for australia:

- pre school (ages 2 – 4)
- kindergarten and grades 1 – 6 = primary school
- grades 7 – 12 = highschool
- then there is college and university (if you choose to attend)

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Nghia Said,
April 6th, 2011 @3:53 am  

Well the school system in the United States is a little different.

At an age before 5, some parents send their kids to preschool also known as Pre-K

At age 5+ kids will attend Elementary School: Grades K-5 K stands for Kindergarten, the grade before 1st grade.

At age 10+ kids will attend Middle School: Grades 6-8

And at 13+ kids will attend High School: Grades 9-12

9th grade: Freshman
10th grade: Sophomore
11th grade: Junior
12th grade: Senior (Note these names repeat again in college i.e first year of college is a freshman)

Higher education: Some students choose to do a two year technical degree. Others choose to attend a traditional 4 year college.

2 year degree: Technical degree/ associates degree

4 year degree: Bachelor’s Degree (also known as undergraduate degree)

6-8 years: Master’s Degree/Specialist Degree

8+ is a Doctorate

I hope that answers your questions. ^^

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resilience Said,
April 6th, 2011 @4:47 am  

Generally most children attend preschools before they enter into kindergarten at around age four or five
Grades 1-6= Elementary school – though some public school districts also call it primary school
Grades 7 & 8= junior high although there are middle schools which can vary from 6-9
Grades 9-12= high school

then our secondary education system consists of trade schools, community and junior colleges, state colleges and universities.

There is also graduate school after that for students who’ve obtained a four-year degree earning either a masters or doctorate

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