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United States of America
Around age six, U.S. children begin primary school, which is most commonly called “elementary school.” They attend five or six years and then go onto secondary school. ... After graduating high school (12th grade), U.S. students may go on to college or university. College or university study is known as “higher education.”

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Jamaica West Indies

For many years, Jamaica has achieved universal primary education. The six years of primary school education in Jamaica is compulsory and free. Children receive their instruction in English, and remain there between the ages of 6 and 12. Schools may be state-owned, or private preparatory schools.

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Trinidad and Tobago
Education in Trinidad and Tobago is free and compulsory between ages 5 and 16. Trinidad and Tobago is considered one of the most educated countries in the World with a literacy rate exceeding 98%. This exceptionally high literacy rate can be attributed, in part, to free tuition from Kindergarten (Pre-School) to University.


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Primary education begins at age 4 and continues until age 11, when students sit the Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination (BSSEE) and transition to secondary school. There are no school fees at public primary schools. Secondary education is provided for children ages 11 to 18 years.

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Kenya Africa
Under the new 2-6-3-3-3 education system, learners will spend two years at pre-primary before proceeding to Primary School Grade 1 to 6. They will then transit to Junior Secondary School (Grade 7 to 9) before joinig Senior Secondary School (Grade 10 to 12). University Education will last for a standard three years.

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Grenada, a tiny island in the Caribbean. It is 344 square kilometers (about twice the size of Washington, DC) and, in 2000, the population was estimated at approximately 99,700 persons. English is the official language, but a French patois is also spoken. In Grenada,  is free and compulsory between ages 6 and 14.

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St. Vincent & the Grenandines

Education in St. Vincent and the Grenadines differs greatly from other places around the world. Primary education is free, but secondary, post-secondary or tertiary school, they must pay fees. Education is also not compulsory, meaning that children are not required to go to school. 


Antigua & Barbuda

Education in Antigua and Barbuda is compulsory for children between the ages of five and 16. This basic level of education is free and provided to all without discrimination. Free education is covered up until the age of 18, but is only compulsory until 16. 



The education system in Belize is has its roots in the English system but has been greatly influenced by the U.S. academic syllabus primarily through the influence of the Jesuits. Students move through forms, from first form in primary school to sixth form (junior college). 

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Cayman Island

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St. Lucia

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