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AISB SCHOOL SYSTEM COMPARISON CHART for 2021-2022
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ElementaryMiddle SchoolHigh SchoolAdditional grades in other systemsSchool YearIB Grade 11 & 12
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AISB GradePRE K-2PRE K-3PRE K-4K123456789101112
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Birthdate cut off1st Sept, 20191st Sept, 20181st Sept, 20171st Sept, 20161st Sept, 20151st Sept, 20141st Sept, 20131st Sept, 20121st Sept, 20111st Sept, 20101st Sept, 20091st Sept, 20081st Sept, 20071st Sept, 20061st Sept,20051st Sept,2004
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AISB Age Guideline
34567891011121314151617Aug-June
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USA (AISB)PRE K-2PRE K-3PRE K-4K123456789101112Aug/Sept - June
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MaliCrecheMaternal Petite SectMoyenne SectGrande Sect12345CEP/678DEF1011 BaccalaureateSept-June
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NetherlandsN/AGroup 1Group 2Group 3Group 4Group 5Group 6Group 7Group 8VMBO, HAVO, VWOVMBO, HAVO, VWOVMBO, HAVO, VWOVMBO, HAVO, VWOHAVO, VWOVWO
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CanadaN/APrimary KindergartenK123456789101112Sept-June
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QuebecN/APrimary KindergartenK1234567891011Sept-June
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FrancePetite SectMoyenne SectGrande SectCPCE1CE2CM1CM2College 6College 5College 4College 3Lycee 2ndLycee 1stTerminaleSchool reqdages 6 - 16
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GermanyK1K2K3P1P2P3P4P5/Gym 1Gymn 2Gymn 3Gymn 4Gymn 5Gymn 6Gymn 7Gymn 8Gymn 9
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UKNurseryReceptionY1, P1Y2, P2, Mid-InfantY3, P3, Top-InfantY4, P4. Jr 1Y5, P5, Jr 2Y6, P6Y7, P7Y8, P8, Lower 4Y9, Sec 1, Upper 4Y10, Sec 2, Lower 5Y11, Sec 3, Upper 5Y12,Lwr 6, Std, Sec 4Y13, Upr 6, Sec 5Aug - JunGCSE 16yr. A Level = 3 terms: Jan-Apr/May-Aug/Sep-Dec
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Scotland N/AReceptionP1P2P3P4P5P6P7Y1Y2Y3Y4Y5Y6CSYS/Y6Aug - Jun
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SwedenN/AN/AN/AK123456789Pre U 1Pre U 2Pre U 3Start school @ age 7
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DenmarkPre schoolPre schoolKindergartenGrade 1N/AN/AK123456789
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FinlandN/AN/AN/AKP1P2P3P4P5P6Upper 1Upper 2Upper 3G1G2G3
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ItalyN/AN/AN/AElem 1Elem 2Elem 3Elem 4Elem 5Cer 1Cer 2Cer 3Lyceum 1Lyceum 2Lyceum 3Lyceum 4Lyceum 5Sep to June
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ChinaN/AN/APre-SchoolPrimary 1Primary 2Primary 3Primary 4Primary 5Primary 6Lower 1Lower 2Lower 3Upper 1Upper 2Upper 3
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Hong KongNurseryReception 1Reeption 2P1P2P3P4P5P6Form 1Form 2Form 3Form 4Form 5Form 6
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Thailand Pre KGK1K2Prathom 1Prathom 2Prathom 3Prathom 4Prathom 5Prathom 6Matayom 1Matayom 2Matayom 3Matayom 4Matayom 5Matayom 6
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India NurseryK jr/lwrK sr/upprStd IStd IIStd IIIStd IVStd VStd VIStd VIIStd VIIIStd IXStd XHigh Sec 1High Sec 2Jun-Oct & Nov-Apr
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School Year Jan - Dec
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ArgentinaK1K2K3P1P2P3P4P5P6Sec-G7Sec-G8Sec-G9Sec Upper 1Sec Upper 2Sec Upper 3Mar~Nov
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BrazilDay careInfantpreschoolG1G2G3G4G5G6G7G8G9G10G11G12Jan - Dec
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Japan - UCASk1k2k3Primary 1Primary 2Primary 3Primary 4Primary 5Primary 6Lower Sec 1Lower Sec 2Lower Sec 3Upper Sec 1Upper Sec 2Upper Sec 3April - Mar
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Korea N/AK1K2 Age 7Elem 1 Age 8Elem 2 Age 9
Elem 3 Age 10
Elem 4 Age 11
Elem 5 Age 12
Elem 6 Age 13
M.S. G1 Age14M.S. G2 Age 15M.S. G3 Age 16H.S. G1 Age 17 H.S. G2 Age 18H.S. G3 Age 19Mar~Jul & Aug~Feb
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S. Africa N/AN/AKG1,Std 1G2G3G4G5G6G7G8G9G10 GCSEG11G12alt. G13Jan-Dec
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New Zealand Pre-SchoolKY1Y2Y3Y4Y5Y6Y7Y8Y9Y10Y11Y12Y13Jan-Dec
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Australia - Vict/NSW
N/AK / Pre-SRecPrep/KG1 /Y1G2 / Y2G3 Y3G4 /Y4G5 /Y5G6 /Y6G7 /Y7Y8Y 9Y10Y11Y12Jan - Dec
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Singapore/Malaysia
N/AK1/NursK2/K2P1/Pre-SP2/Std 1P3/Std 2P4/Std 3P5/Std 4P6/Std 5Sec 1/Std 6Sec 2/Fm1Sec 3/Fm2Sec 4/ Fm3Pre-U1/F4Pre-U2/F5MCE in F5Jan - Nov
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ZimbabweN/AN/AKG1,Std 1G2G3G4G5G6G7Form 1Form 2Form 3Form 4Form 5Form 6Jan - Nov