Reference: Student Age to Class

Below is a reference table relating the chronological age of students to their class in ARIS, in comparison with the United States system.

Chrono Age

UK School / ARIS

ARIS Programme

US School

French  

India CBSE

Ghana

England

0-3

Pre-Playgroup / Playgroup

EYP

N/A

 

 

N/A

N/A

3-4

Nursery

IB PYP

Pre-Kindergarten 1

PS

KG1

N/A

Nursery

4-5

Reception

IB PYP

Pre-Kindergarten 2

MS

KG2

Kindergarten 1

Reception 

5-6

Year 1

IB PYP

Kindergarten

GS

Grade 1

Kindergarten 2

Year 1 

6-7

Year 2

IB PYP

Grade 1

CP

Grade 2

Class 1

Year 2 

7-8

Year 3

IB PYP

Grade 2

CE1

Grade 3

Class 2

Year 3

8-9

Year 4

IB PYP

Grade 3

CE2

Grade 4

Class 3 

Year 4 

9-10

Year 5

IB PYP

Grade 4

CM1

Grade 5

Class 4

Year 5 

10-11

Year 6

IB PYP

Grade 5

CM2

Grade 6

Class 5

Year 6 

11-12

Year 7

IB MYP 1

Grade 6

Sixième

Grade 7

Class 6

Year 7 / Form 1

12-13

Year 8

IB MYP 2

Grade 7

Cinquième

Grade 8

JHS 1

Year 8 / Form 2 

13-14

Year 9

IB MYP 3

Grade 8

Quatrième

Grade 9

JHS 2

Year 9 / Form 3 

14-15

Year 10

IB MYP 4

Grade 9

Troisième

Grade 10

JHS 3

Year 10 / Form 4 

15-16

Year 11

IB MYP 5

Grade 10

Seconde

Grade 11

SHS 1

Year 11 / Form 5 

16-17

Year 12

Upper Secondary: IBDP-1

Grade 11

Première

Grade 12

SHS 2

Year 12 / Lower 6

17-19

Year 13

Upper Secondary: IBDP-2

Grade 12

Terminale

Uni 1

SHS 3

Year 13 / Upper 6 

 

'I am as young as the most beautiful wish in my heart and as old as all the unfulfilled longings of my life.' San proverb