What age do you finish high school in South Africa?

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?

Africa

Age gap Country De jure
School leaving age
Sierra Leone 15?
-2 Somalia 17
South Africa 15

What grade is a 16 year old in South Africa?

Age/Grade Information

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

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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
Grade 11/12 IGCSE

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.

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