Grade & Age chart

Admission age and grade-level nomenclature at QF schools.

Age on 1st September

(at the start of the academic year).

QF Schools

US schools

UK schools

IB programmes

3

Pre-3

Nursery

Nursery

EC1

4

Pre-4

Pre-kindergarten

Reception

EC2

5

Kindergarten

Kindergarten

Year 1

KG

6

Grade 1

Grade 1

Year 2

PYP 1

7

Grade 2

Grade 2

Year 3

PYP 2

8

Grade 3

Grade 3

Year 4

PYP 3

9

Grade 4

Grade 4

Year 5

PYP 4

10

Grade 5

Grade 5

Year 6

PYP 5