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Boys K-5

English translation: Kindergarten through 5th grade

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English term or phrase:Boys K-5
English translation:Kindergarten through 5th grade
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08:07 Jun 21, 2005
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Education / Pedagogy
English term or phrase: Boys K-5
Boys K-5 Required Dress Uniform

Does anyone know what K-5 stand for? they also have "Boys 6-8 Required Dress Uniform" so I assume 6-8 is the age. But what does K stand for?
xxxNathalieVVT
Local time: 15:06
Kindergarten through 5th grade
Explanation:
first year of school in US, about 5/6 years old if I remember correctly.

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-06-21 08:15:39 GMT) Post-grading
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... and 6-8 would be six through eighth grades.

We do things backwards in the US, by the way. We begin in Kindergarten, then go to first grade, finally graduating high school in 12th grade!
Sixième and sixth grade happen to correspond as far as age goes ...
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boys k-5
Kindergarten through 5th grade


Explanation:
first year of school in US, about 5/6 years old if I remember correctly.

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-06-21 08:15:39 GMT) Post-grading
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... and 6-8 would be six through eighth grades.

We do things backwards in the US, by the way. We begin in Kindergarten, then go to first grade, finally graduating high school in 12th grade!
Sixième and sixth grade happen to correspond as far as age goes ...

Merit
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Thanks Merit!

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agree  GILOU
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agree  Melanie Nassar
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agree  airmailrpl: both correct
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agree  roneill: yes, elementary school, whereas 6th through eighth grades are middle school
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agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
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