Trinidad & Tobago Grade School Levels



School Years Comparison
Age LevelTnTEnglandCanadaUSA
3-4Nursery/Infant SchoolNursery (3)/Year Reception (4)Nursery/Pre-SchoolNursery/Pre-School
4-5First & Second YearYear Reception (4)/Year 1 (5)KindergartenKindergarten
6-7Standard 1Year 2 (6)/Year 3 (7)Grade 1Grade 1
7-8Standard 2Year 3Grade 2Grade 2
8-9Standard 3Year 4Grade 3Grade 3
9-10Standard 4Year 5Grade 4Grade 4
10-11Standard 5Year 6Grade 5Grade 5
11-12First FormYear 7Grade 6Grade 6
12-13Second FormYear 7Grade 7Grade 7
13-14Third FormYear 8Grade 8Grade 8
14-15Fourth FormYear 9Grade 9Grade 9
15-16Fifth FormYear 10Grade 10Grade 10
16-17Lower Sixth FormYear 11Grade 11Grade 11
17-18Upper Sixth FormYear 12 & 13Grade 12Grade 12
18+College or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech School
notes:
  • applies to both private and public schools.


  • School Levels Comparison
    School LevelTnTEnglandCanadaUSA
    Nursery/Pre-School or Head Start (Canada & USA)

    or

    Nursery/Infant School/Year Reception (TnT & England)
    Year 1 & Year 2Year Reception & Year 1Pre-Elementary School LevelPre-Elementary School Level
    Elementary School (Canada & USA)

    or

    Primary/Junior School (TnT & England)
    Standards 1 to 5Year 2 to 6Kindergarten or Grades 1 through Grades 7 or 8Kindergarten to Grades 62
    Junior High School or Middle/Intermediate School (Canada & USA)

    or

    Secondary School/High School (TnT & England)
    Forms 1 to 5Year 6 to 13Grades 7 to 91Grades to Grades 82
    High School (Canada & USA)

    or

    Secondary School/Sixth Form College (TnT & England)
    Lower and Upper Sixth FormYear 6 to 13Grades 9 to 121Grades 9 to 12
    Post-Secondary SchoolsCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech School
    notes:
  • 1 - in many areas of Canada, Grade 9 is the first grade of high school level.
  • 2 - in many areas of United States, Grade 6 is part of the elementary school level.
  • applies to both private and public schools.
  • for schools in Canada and USA depending on the region Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8 can either be in the Primary or Secondary Education levels.
  • for schools in UK, depending if the school offers a 6 form (Year 13); some school do not have this and students need to attend and external 6 form (Year 13) college.
  • Some Private/Public school students an attend from 8 year old to 6 form. While some attends from 13years old to 6 form, depending on the school.


  • School Levels Comparison (Canada & USA only)
    LevelHigh School LevelCollege/University Level
    FreshmanGrade 91st year
    SophomoreGrade 102nd year
    JuniorGrade 113rd year
    SeniorGrade 124th year


    Education Levels Comparison
    Education LevelTnTEnglandCanadaUSA
    Primary EducationNursery/Infant School to Standard 5Nursery, Year Reception to Year 6Grade 1 to 8Grade 1 to 8
    Secondary EducationForm 1 to 6Year 7 to 13Grades 5 to 12Grades 5 to 12
    Tertiary/Post-Secondary EducationCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech SchoolCollege or University or Trade /Tech School
    notes:
  • for schools in Canada and USA depending on the region Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8 can either be in the Primary or Secondary Education levels.
  • for schools in UK, depending if the school offers a 6 form (Year 13); some school do not have this and students need to attend and external 6 form (Year 13) college.
  • Some Private/Public school students an attend from 8 year old to 6 form. While some attends from 13years old to 6 form, depending on the school.
  • school term 2015-2016







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