USA: School starting age, primary school

(measure: years; source: UNESCO)

USA: Primary school starting age

: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for the USA from 1970 to 2015. The average value for the USA during that period was 6 years with a minumum of 6 years in 1970 and a maximum of 6 years in 1970. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.