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Sixth grade (or grade six in some regions) is the sixth year of schooling. Students are typically 11–12 years old, depending on when their birthday occurs. Different terms and numbers are used in other parts of the world. It is commonly the first or second grade of middle school, and the sixth school year since kindergarten.
In Afghanistan, Grade 6 is the first year of middle school. Students are aged 11–12.
In Israel, Grade 6 (called Kita Vav) is the final year of elementary school.
In Kuwait, Grade 6 can be the first year of middle school but it can also be the final year of elementary school (depending on the education system in place).
In Laos, Grade 6 is the first year of middle school.
In Malaysia, the equivalent is Year 6 also known as Standard 6, as the Malaysia academic year starts in January. Students will sit for an important exam called Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR), which translates from Malay into English as "Low/Elementary School Assessment Test", before graduating from elementary education. Standard 6 is the final primary/elementary school year before embarking into secondary /high school (Form 1). In Malaysia, primary education are commonly broken down into primary school and secondary school. There is no existence of middle school. Middle school and high school are lumped as secondary school.
“Primaria” education, in its current form became compulsory in 2009, and runs from grade one through grade six, for students aged 6 – 12 years. The Secretariat of Public Education (SEP) officially determines primary school a part of ‘Basic Education’, making it free of charge, with one year of mandatory pre-school education. SEP standardizes curriculum content for public and private schools, which includes Spanish, mathematics, natural sciences, history, geography, art, and physical education. The National Institute for Assessment of Education monitors standards and provides quality control. Middle Education
In Peru, grade 6 is the final year of primary school.
The educational system that has been in use since 1945 was entirely phased out upon the implementation of K-12 curriculum on Grade 6 in June 5, 2017.
In Portugal, grade 6 (6º ano de escolaridade) is the second year of middle school.
In Brazil, grade 6 (6º Ano or 6ª Série) is the first year of middle school. It is the sexto ano do Ensino Fundamental II.
In Saudi Arabia, Grade 6 is the last year of elementary school.
In South Korea, Grade 6 is the final year of elementary school.
In Sweden, Grade 6 is the final year of middle school (mellanstadiet). Students are often 12-13 years old unless they've been promoted or held back. The following grade (Grade 7) is then the start of high school (högstadiet).
In Vietnam, Grade 6 is the first year of middle school.
The sixth grade is the sixth school year after Kindergarten. Students are usually either 11 or 12 years old, though could be younger or older, if they are promoted, (skip grades) or held back for not reaching a specific school standard.
In some local school districts, it is the last year of elementary school. This can be seen at the local school district level, where adjacent districts can differ on what level the sixth grade occupies.
In Mathematics, Students learn about decimals, order of operations, ratios and proportions, geometry, algebraic equations, data, and statistics.
In Science, Kids Are the Unit of Earth Science where they learn Astronomy, Rocks and Minerals, Tectonic Plates, And Weather.
In Social Studies, Kids learn about ancient civilizations like Ancient Egypt, Ancient India, Ancient China, and Ancient Mesopotamia
In English, Kids learn about theme, citing textual evidence, central idea, Greek and Latin roots, writing essays, and figurative language.
In Uruguay, the sixth grade is the sixth and final year of primary school. Students are usually 11 1/2 years old.
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