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OT: School systems

From:Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>
Date:Saturday, April 12, 2003, 22:34
daniel andreasson wrote:
> Garth Wallace wrote: > > >>Where I come from, junior high is two years, and middle school comes >>right before that. Kindergarten (grade 0) through 3rd grade are >>elementary school, 4th through 6th grade are middle school, 7th and 8th >>are junior high, and 9th through 12th are high school. > > > Just to clear up the Swedish school system: > > Age 7-9 : lågstadiet 'low stadium' > 10-12 : mellanstadiet 'middle stadium' > 13-15 : högstadiet 'high stadium' i.e. approx. junior high > 16-18 : gymnasiet, which is approx. like high school > > You graduate in June so half of the people have turned 19 > by then. And it's possible to start school at age 6. And > that's about it. > > Låg-, mellan- and högstadiet are compulsory. Gymnasiet is not, > but I think 96% or so go on to gymnasiet anyway. Then we have > university/högskola ("högskola" is NOT the same as "high school"). > > University is of course free.
You're saying that just to make me jealous, aren't you? I'm still paying off my blasted student loans.


Tristan <kesuari@...>