School grade equivalents in the USA

Moving to a foreign country with your family is daunting enough without having to worry about which grade your child should attend once you have arrived in your new country.

Grade structures are different in France, the United Kingdom and the USA, which can lead to confusion as to which class you should apply for.

The following table will give you an idea of the school grade equivalents in different countries and help you better understand the American system.

Expat US offers comprehensive school search assistance which includes an overview of private and public school options as well as assistance registering your children in their new school. If you are relocating to the USA with your children, Expat US may be able to help you.

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