Grade Placement

Placing your child

We understand that children come to us from a range of countries, and that changing school systems can be a confusing process. The chart below explains how grade placement decisions are made at KLIS, and our Admissions team is available to answer any questions you may have.


GRADE PLACEMENT CHART

 

KLIS
YEAR

 

AGE

 

DATE OF
BIRTH

Preschool Preschool 1

Preschool 2

3-4

4-5

Nov. 1, 2013 – Oct. 31, 2014

Nov. 1, 2012 – Oct. 31, 2013

Lower Primary Year 1 5-6 Nov. 1, 2011 – Oct. 31, 2012
Year 2  6-7 Nov. 1, 2010 – Oct. 31, 2011
Year 3 7-8 Nov. 1, 2009 – Oct. 31, 2010
 

Upper Primary

Year 4 8-9 Nov. 1, 2008 – Oct. 31, 2009
Year 5 9-10 Nov. 1, 2007 – Oct. 31, 2008
Year 6 10-11 Nov. 1, 2006 – Oct. 31, 2007
 

Middle School

Year 7 11-12 Nov. 1, 2005 – Oct. 31, 2006
Year 8 12-13 Nov. 1, 2004 – Oct. 31, 2005
Year 9 13-14 Nov. 1, 2003 – Oct. 31, 2004
High School Year 10 14-15 Nov. 1, 2002 – Oct. 31, 2003
Year 11 15-16 Nov. 1, 2001 – Oct. 31, 2002
Year 12 16-17 Nov. 1, 2000 – Oct. 31, 2001
Year 13 17-18 Nov. 1, 1999 – Oct. 31 2000


Please note:

  • Students seeking enrollment at KLIS are placed per their age on or before October 31st with the terms below taken into priority consideration.
  • Students transferring from a country with a school year that follows a different calendar than KLIS will be required to continue in the same grade level they have just completed. For example, a student who completed Grade 8 in Korea in February would be placed in Year 9 for the remainder of the academic year at KLIS.
  • Students successfully transferring into KLIS during the school year will be required to continue their academic program in the same grade level for the remainder of the KLIS academic year.

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