School Age Calculator France

Want to check your child's eligibility for admission to the entry classes in France. Select state/province of France and date of birth below to find out school admission age for your child to begin kindergarten/Preschool and primary school.

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Education System in France

In France, education is compulsory for all children between the ages of three and 16. French education system consists of four stages/levels

  1. Preschool (écoles maternelles) – ages three to six
  2. Primary school (école élémentaire) – ages six to 11
  3. Middle school (collège) – ages 11 to 15
  4. High school (lycée) – ages 15 to 18

Grade/Class Age Equivalent Chart by Country

You can use the below international grade comparision chart for age and grade comparision by popular countries.

Age of ChildEngland & WalesScotlandUSAAustraliaIndiaThailandKoreaMalaysiaSwedenJapan
3NurseryPlaygroupPre-schoolPre-schoolNurseryEarly ChildhoodKinderPlaygroupPre-schoolKinder
4ReceptionNurseryPre-schoolPre-schoolKG 1KinderKinderKinderPre-schoolKinder
5Year 1P1KinderKinderKG 2KinderKinderKinderPre-schoolKinder
6Year 2P2Grade 1Year 1Grade 1Pratom 1Grade 1Star. 1Skolar 1Grade 1
7Year 3P3Grade 2Year 2Grade 2Pratom 2Grade 2Star. 2Skolar 2Grade 2
8Year 4P4Grade 3Year 3Grade 3Pratom 3Grade 3Star. 3Skolar 3Grade 3
9Year 5P5Grade 4Year 4Grade 4Pratom 4Grade 4Star. 4Skolar 4Grade 4
10Year 6P6Grade 5Year 5Grade 5Pratom 5Grade 5Star. 5Skolar 5Grade 5
11Year 7P7Grade 6Year 6Grade 6Pratom 6Grade 6Star. 6Skolar 6Grade 6
12Year 8P8Grade 7Year 7Grade 7Matayom 1MS 1Form 1Skolar 7Lower 1
13Year 9P9Grade 8Year 8Grade 8Matayom 2MS 2Form 2Skolar 8Lower 2
14Year 10P10Grade 9Year 9Grade 9Matayom 3MS 3Form 3Skolar 9Lower 3
15Year 11P11Grade 10Year 10Grade 10Matayom 4HS 1Form 41 anHigh 1
16Year 12P12Grade 11Year 11Grade 11Matayom 5HS 2Form 52 anHigh 2
17Year 13P13Grade 12Year 12Grade 12Matayom 6HS 3Form 63 anHigh 3

School Admissions Age Calculator. Select country to determine school grade level and year of entry based on child age.