The American School System
The ages for compulsory education in the US vary by state. It begins from ages five to eight and ends from ages fourteen to eighteen.
In most public and private schools, education is divided into three levels: elementary school, middle school (sometimes called junior high school), and senior high school.
In almost all schools at these levels, children are divided by age groups into grades, ranging from kindergarten for the youngest children in elementary school, up to twelfth grade, the final year of high school.
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Freshman: a student in the first year of high school or college
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