Middle school

What is a middle school?

A middle school which is also known as an intermediate school is an educational stage that provides education between primary and secondary school.

How long does a middle school education last?

A middle school education usually lasts from three to five years (from 5th Grade to 9th Grade) depending on the country and school system.

Who is eligible to apply?

After completing your primary education, you are eligible to apply to middle school. Some schools may need further exams, this depends on the school acceptance process and requirements.

What core subjects are covered during middle school?

The specific answer depends on the country and the school curriculum. The main subjects in secondary school are:

  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Language
  • History
  • Geography

What are some middle school curriculums?

There are many middle school national and international curriculums. Some examples would be:

  • US-oriented core curriculum
  • Cambridge Assessment International Education
  • English National Curriculum
  • International Baccalaureate (MYP)
  • International Middle Years Curriculum