COMPARISON OF SCHOOL YEARS

COMPARISON OF SCHOOL YEARS

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AGEFRANCEUKUSA
MATERNELLE
INFANT SCHOOLPRE-SCHOOL
3 - 4Petite Section (PS)NurseryNursery
4 - 5Moyenne Section (MS)ReceptionPre-K
5 - 6Grande Section (GS)Year 1Kindergarten
6 - 7C.PYear 21st Grade
7 - 8CE1Year 32nd Grade
8 - 9CE2Year 43rd Grade
9 - 10CM1Year 54th Grade
10 - 11CM2Year 65th Grade
CYCLE COLLEGESECONDARY SCHOOLMIDDLE SCHOOL
11 - 126èmeYear 76th Grade
12 - 135èmeYear 87th Grade
13 - 144èmeYear 98th Grade
14 - 153èmeYear 109th Grade
15 - 16(Below)Year 1110th Grade
LYCEE6th FORM COLLEGEHIGH SCHOOL
15 - 16Seconde(Above)(Above)
16 - 17PremièreYear 1211th Grade
17 - 18PremièreYear 1312th Grade