Nord Anglia Education
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23 May, 2017

Age Requirements and Grades

Please reference the below chart to determine which US Grade and UK year group your child is eligible for based on their current age. Please contact the Admissions Team with any questions regarding appropriate placement for your child.

The following chart details age requirements and grades for admission for the 2022-2023 school year. Please note that children can enroll in PreNursery as soon as they turn 15 months, depending on availability.

Birth Date 

Age     

US Grade

UK Year Group

School Stage

Sept  1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2020 2-3 Two Year Old PreNursery  Foundation 

Sept 1, 2018 - Aug 31, 2019

3-4

Pre-School

Nursery

Foundation

Sept 1, 2017 - Aug 31, 2018

4-5

Junior Kindergarten

Reception

Sept 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2017

5-6

Kindergarten

Year 1

Primary School

Sept 1, 2015 - Aug 31, 2016

6-7

Grade 1

Year 2

Sept 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2015

7-8

Grade 2

Year 3

Sept 1, 2013 - Aug 31, 2014

8-9

Grade 3

Year 4

Sept 1, 2012 - Aug, 31, 2013

9-10

Grade 4

Year 5

Sept 1, 2011 - Aug 31, 2012

10-11

Grade 5

Year 6

Grades 6-12/Year 7-13 are located at the South Loop Campus. Upon completion of Year 6 at the Lincoln Park campus, students matriculate directly to Year 7 at the South Loop without any additional admissions process.