Table 1

USA school grade levels with corresponding typical age group

GradeTypical age
1st grade6–7
2nd grade7–8
3rd grade8–9
4th grade9–10
5th grade10–11
6th grade11–12
7th grade12–13
8th grade13–14
9th grade14–15
10th grade15–16
11th grade16–17
12th grade17–18
  • Groups that fall outside 6th grade threshold shaded in grey.