According to the South African Schools Act of 1996, schooling is compulsory for all South Africans from the age of six (grade 1) to the age of 15, or the completion of grade 9.
What age do you leave high school in South Africa?
|Age gap||Country||De jure|
|School leaving age|
What grade is a 16 year old in South Africa?
|Age||US Curriculum “Year”||South Africa Curriculum “Year”|
|14 years old||9||9|
|15 years old||10||10|
|16 years old||11||11|
|17 years old||12||12|
What grade is a 18 year old?
Year / Grade Placement
|Age||UK Years||US/International Grades|
|14 – 15||Year 10||9th Grade (Freshman)|
|15 – 16||Year 11||10th Grade (Sophomore)|
|16 – 17||Year 12 / Lower 6th||11th Grade (Junior)|
|17 – 18||Year 13 / Upper 6th||12th Grade (Senior)|
How old is a Grade 10?
Canada’s grade levels compared to other countries
|Starting age||Canada||United States|
|14-15||Grade 9||Grade 9|
|15-16||Grade 10||Grade 10|
|16-17||Grade 11||Grade 11|
|17-18||Grade 12||Grade 12|
What grade is Year 11 in South Africa?
A Guide to South African School Grades in Comparison to the Wolsey Hall Courses
|South African School Grade||Wolsey Hall Equivalent Course Level|
|Grade 8/9||Secondary Year 7|
|Grade 9/10||Secondary Year 8|
|Grade 10/11||Secondary Year 9|
What grade is a 7 year old in South Africa?
Children usually start Grade 1 in the year in which they turn seven. Children who will be turning six during the year can start school if they are shown to be ready for school.
Can you be 19 in the 12th grade?
No, most 12th graders here in the US are 18 when they graduate. There is a relatively small group of kids who will turn 19 by graduation, but they are in the minority and usually comprise of students who were either kept back an extra year earlier or who failed a year and had to repeat.
At what age child goes to school?
Admission age ranges from two years six months to three years 10 months depending on the school. For lower kindergarten (LKG), the range is from three-and-a-half years to four years 10 months.