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 2016. 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: 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.