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Old 06-17-2008, 01:46 PM
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What's Your Country's Education System

Turkey's Education System That

Students are Started To Scholl in 5 years old

and they're go to 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 classes

to the end of 8th students are take an examination this examination's name is OKS

When Oks's Appear Came

Student's Are Prefer A High Scholl

Oks's Appear This İt Come Point Example my Point That 315.328 This Point Too Low to Prefer A high Scholl

This High Scholl's Name These Anatolian High Scholl And Science High Scholl

Anatolian High Scholl's Point Low Then Science High Scholls

İf Students Don't Win This Examination Students Are Go Normal High Scholl

And Student's go 9-10-11-12

To The End Of 12th Students Are Take An Examination This Examination's name That ÖSS

And Students Come To The University

Students Go 13-14-15-16(for Engineering,Architect.....)

13-14-15-16-17-18(For Medical Faculty)

İ Depict This Subject or i don't depict this subject
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Old 06-17-2008, 02:02 PM
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elementary school- prek- 5th grade (start at age 5)
middle school- 6-8th grade
high school- 9-12th grade at 10 if you have good enough grades you can either go to college or vocational

Each state has different tests to determine moving on the next grade in Florida we have the FCAT. To go to university you need the SAT or ACT but for 2-year you just need atleast a GED (something you get if you drop out of HS)
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Old 06-17-2008, 05:28 PM
Location: Maryland not Murlin
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preschool--4 to 5 years old
kindergarden--5 to 6 years old
elementary school; grades 1 through 6--6 to 12 years old
junior high school; grades 7 and 8--12 to 14 years old
high school; grades 9 through 12--14 to 18 years old

Then you have:

community college/technical college--2 to 3 years for an AA, AS, AAE degree (among others)
college--2 to 5 years for BA or BS depending on prior college attendance
grad school; masters--1 to 2 years.
PhD--4 to 6 years.
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Old 06-17-2008, 05:56 PM
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Both of the above scenarios can be true but as we all know you can have school districts with tiny schools or private schools that are K-12. Middle schools can be 5th - 8th. My nephews in Arizona had a High School that started at grade 10.

There is no single correct answer, except the majority of students in the United States start Kindergarten around the age of 5 and graduate 12th grade around the age of 18. Each state has different graduation requirements.

Colleges also have different standards for admittance. Some do not require SAT's or ACT's, but most require one or the other. A GED is not "given" if you don't graduate from HS, it's a test you take so that you can get the equivalant on a HS diploma.
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Old 06-18-2008, 04:36 PM
Location: Alaska
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There's also pre-school that can start at age 3, but it's a choice made by parents to enroll their kids and not a requirement.
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:57 PM
Location: Moon Over Palmettos
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Public - Grade 1-6
HS 1st - 4th

Private -
Preparatory, 1 - 7
HS 1st - 4th
Some with optional K
NCEE (National College Entrance Exam) prerequisite to college admission

College -
Most 4 years incl. pre-med, pre-law
5 as required by degree (Engineering, Architecture, Nursing, Pharmacy e.g.)

MBA/Graduate - 2 years FT
As needed to graduate, PT

Medium of Instruction - English except subjects related to Philippines (Filipino, Philippine Literature, sometimes Philippine History)

Spanish - mandatory as senior HS in private schools, mandatory in college (as much as 12 units required for graduation)

Religion - mandatory in Catholic schools (all private) 1-HS
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Old 06-19-2008, 07:39 AM
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We Learn Religion in 4-5-6-7-8-9 Classes
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Old 06-19-2008, 10:27 AM
Location: TX
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- Year 1 to 6 (should be similar to Grades 1 to 7: not entirely sure, since never been taught in US public schools)
- Year 6 has final exam called PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examination). If failed PSLE, student will remain in Primary for two more years. Called "Extended Stream".
- core subjects: English, second language, Math, Science

- Year 1 to 4 (should be similar to Grades 8 to 12)
- If failed Year 2, student will be moved to a 3-year "Normal Stream". It's Year 3 spread over two years, then a final exam called "N" Levels. If failed "N" Levels, student repeats year. If passed, continue to Year 4 and finish with "O" Levels.
- core subjects (years 1 to 2): English, second language, Math, Science, History, Geography, Literature
- core subjects (years 3 to 4 (or 5)): English, second language, Math, Physics, Chemistry, History

Private schools follow similar method, but minus Extended Stream, Normal Stream and "N" Levels. If failed, automatic ejection or transfer to school that offers afore-mentioned.

Public schools are similar to those in United States: generally mediocre. Better schools are religion-affiliated missions schools, aka government-aided schools, and private schools. Private schools' fees cost more than my college tuition!

English and a second language compulsory. Choices include Mandarin, Malay, Tamil; (for students that are not Chinese, Malay or Indian) German and French.

- 1st-step: choice of 3-year polytechnic, 2-year junior college or 3-year pre-university; alternative option of 2- to 3-year vocational institution (graduated students either qualify to polytechnic with one year exemption, or enter workforce).
- 2nd-step: upon graduation from 1st step, to university. Many students prefer to go overseas. Some went as early as after finishing Secondary School. Singapore has only 2 universities, and the wait list is super long!
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Old 06-19-2008, 10:42 AM
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In the US, there are other variations as well... one town over from me, they have primary school with K-2 (ages 5-7/8), intermediate school with grades 3-5 (ages 8-10ish), middle school with grades 6-8 (ages 11-13), and then high school for grades 9-12 (ages 14-18).

Many parents also opt to send their kids to private school, which might be K-8 or K-12.

And a growing segment of the population chooses not to send their kids to school at all!
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Old 06-19-2008, 12:28 PM
Location: Moon Over Palmettos
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This is a very informative thread! Keep posting posters!
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