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  • 1.  
  • 2. Educational System in the United States of America
  • 3. Structure and Organization of Basic Education
    • Pre-Primary Education
    • - kindergarten, nursery schools, preschool programmes, child/day care centers
    • Primary Education ( Grades 1 -7, ages 6-14)
    • Middle School Education (Grades 4-8, ages 10-14)
    • Secondary Education (Grades 7-12, ages 12-18)
    • - Junior High school ( ages 12-14)
    • - Senior High school (ages 14-18)
  • 4. Primary Education – varied levels Grade Level Age 1-4 6-10 Transition to middle school 1-5 6-11 Transition to middle school 1-6 6-12 Transition to Junior High School 1-7 6-14 Transition Junior High School
  • 5. Middle School Education Secondary Education – High School Grade Level Age 4-6, 5-7 or 6-8 10-14 Length of program is 3 years Grade Level Age 7-12 or 8-12 12-18 Junior High School 7-8, 7-9 or 8-9 12-14 Senior High School 9-12 or 10-12 14-18 High school diploma is awarded
  • 6. Higher Education Currently : 2, 819 institutions offering Bachelor’s 4, 927 institutions offering shorter non-degrees of 2 years duration
  • 7. Higher Education Categories
    • Research Universities
    • Doctorate
    • Master’s (Comprehensive)
    • Baccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges
    • Associate Arts and Colleges
    • Professional School and other specialized institutions
    • Postsecondary vocational and technical schools
  • 8. Post Secondary Education
    • no real age categories for post secondary education
    • vocational and technical schools operate at either junior or high school levels
    • teaching secretarial, auto-mechanics, photography and nursing
  • 9. College and University Education • usually as 4 years Bachelor’s program • universities may compose of several colleges • from Bachelor’s degree one can proceed to have master’s or doctorate degree Classes : September - June
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