On average, 11-12 , but it can vary depending on the child's birthday, the cutoff date for beginning school in whatever state they live in, when the school year starts, and whether or not the child was ever held back.
Generally, children start kindergarten at age 5, so they should be 11 when they begin 6th grade. In most states, they require kids to be 5 by September 1st to start kindergarten (meaning that in 6th grade, a child would have to be 11 by then). School usually starts in late August, in which case the very youngest students won't quite be 11 yet, but again, they would be by Sept. 1st. In some places school doesn't start until early September, so in that case, the youngest will have just turned 11 and the oldest will already be turning 12 right as school begins.
But, the cutoff dates can vary a bit. Even though it's Sept. 1st in most states, it can be as early as August and as late as December. If the cutoff is in August, this ensures that NO 4 year olds can enter kindergarten and that also means no 10 year olds in 6th grade. So all students will be at least 11 and the oldest will have already been 12 for a couple weeks or even a month when school starts. But if the cutoff is not until December, then children can potentially be 10 for nearly half of their 6th grade year.
But, all kids whose birthdays fall after the cutoff date but before the end of the year (usually late May or early June) will turn 12 sometime during their 6th grade year. And if they have a birthday in the summer after school has ended, then they will just be 11 for all of 6th grade and then turn 12 the following summer.
Finally, a kid could be as old as 13 in 6th grade. This could happen if they ever struggled and had to repeat a year of school. They would start the year at 12 and turn 13, rather than starting at 11 and turning 12. Or if their birthday isn't until the summer, then they'll already be 12 when they start 6th grade but won't actually turn 13 until after they've finished the year.
So, on average, 6th graders are 11-12, but in some cases they can be 10-11 or 12-13.
A 12 year old is probably in 6th grade.
6th grade in the US
Sixth grade is a little young, but people occasionally start even younger. The generally agreed upon age for dating in the US is sixteen.
English years are on the left and US are on the right: age 3-4: Nursery - Preschool age 4-5: Reception - 2nd year of Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten age 5-6: Year 1 - Kindergarten age 6-7: Year 2 - 1st grade age 7-8: Year 3 - 2nd grade age 8-9: Year 4 - 3rd grae age 9-10: Year 5 - 4th grade age 10-11: Year 6 - 5th grade age 11-12: Year 7 - 6th grade age 12-13: Year 8 - 7th grade age 13-14: Year 9 - 8th grade age 14-15: Year 10 - 9th grade age 15-16: Year 11 - 10th grade age 16-7: Year 12/Lower Sixth - 11th grade age 17-18: Year 13/Upper Sixth - 12th grade age 18+: University - College/University (The US uses the two terms interchangeably and doesn't have any equivalent to Sixth Form which is what the UK refers to as "college")
I am going to get revenge on Dawson because he hit me with his sandwich in 6th grade
In Great Britain they refer to grades as years. They count preschool in England, Connie is in year 7 as of 2012 which is equivalent to 6th grade in the US.
Probably.Yes, there are werewolves in America cause my bff in 6th grade is a werewolf.
10 year olds can be anywhere between 4th and 6th grade in the US. Normally, they are in 4th-5th grade. You normally begin 4th grade at age 9 and turn 10 during the school year or the summer after (depending on when your birthday is), so then you are 10 when you start 5th grade. But all different states have different cut-off dates for starting kindergarten (the first year of compulsory education in the US). You normally start kindergarten at age 5 but the "cut off date" means the child has to be 5 by that date, which can be as early as August or as late as December. So since some states will allow kids who are still 4 to start kindergarten, that means they would still only be 10 by the time they are entering 6th grade.
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In the US, it's generally: age 5-6: Kindergarten age 6-7: 1st grade age 7-8: 2nd grade age 8-9: 3rd grade age 9-10: 4th grade age 10-11: 5th grade age 11-12: 6th grade age 12-13: 7th grade age 13-14: 8th grade age 14-15: 9th grade age 15-16: 10th grade age 16-17: 11th grade age 17-18: 12th grade Though this can vary a bit. For example, some US states have later cutoff dates for starting school. Usually they want you to be 5 by September 1st to start kindergarten (which is right around when school starts, and usually not more than a couple weeks into the school year) but in a couple states the cutoff is as late as December. So in that case the youngest kindergartners will still be 4 and not turn 5 till Dec., then in 1st grade they will be 5 and not turn 6 till Dec., etc. And also, some kids may get held back and have to repeat a year of school if they are struggling, so they can end up being a year older than "normal" in these grades. For example, if a child struggles in 2nd grade and ends up having to repeat it, then they may be 8-9 for their second time in 2nd grade, then 9-10 in 3rd grade, etc.