Grades: 1-6 (Nigerian Equivalent is Primary 1- 6)

Age Group: 6-12 (approximately)

Semesters:September to January, the second from January to March or April, and the third from March or April until June.

Elementary covers the first six years of compulsory education, and the curriculum focuses on basic subjects such as mathematics, sciences, languages, social studies, physical education, introductory arts and health, which are all necessary for the child to function and be a useful member of society.

For immigrant parents with children within this age group, it is advisable to bring documents such as transcript/report card, course outlines and even samples of the child’s previous school work. These documents will help with placing the child in an appropriate grade, where s/he can excel.