Age-Grade Level Placement Information

 

Placement at the Beacon School Age in years
(as of August)
Placement Equivalent in National Systems
Philippines U.S. / Canada U.K.
IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME (PYP) Pre-K 4 Nursery Pre-School Kindergarten
Kindergarten 5 Pre-School Kindergarten Year 1
Grade 1 6 Kindergarten Grade 1 Year 2
Grade 2 7 Grade 1 Grade 2 Year 3
Grade 3 8 Grade 2 Grade 3 Year 4
Grade 4 9 Grade 3 Grade 4 Year 5
Grade 5 10 Grade 4 Grade 5 Year 6
IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME (MYP) Grade 6 11 Grade 5 Grade 6 Year 7
Grade 7 12 Grade 6 Grade 7 Year 8
Grade 8 13 Grade 7 Grade 8 Year 9

Placement in the Beacon Academy
IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME (MYP) Grade 9 14 1st Yr HS Grade 9 Year 10
Grade 10 15 2nd Yr HS Grade 10 Year 11
Year 11 and 12 will prepare students to sit for the IB (International Baccalaureate) Examination
IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (DP) Grade 11 16 3rd Yr HS Grade 11 Year 12
Grade 12 17 4th Yr HS
/ 1st Yr
College
Grade 12 Year 13