Elementary Level

The Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 also articulates that elementary education refers to the second stage of compulsory basic education, which consists of six (6) years. The entrance age to this level is typically six (6) years old which is the age requirement for Grade 1.

Elementary education is specifically represented by elementary grades. Elementary grades refer to the levels in the elementary from Grade 1 to Grade 6. These are composed of two key stages of the K-12 Curriculum, namely, Key Stage 1 (Kindergarten to Grade 3 and Key Stage 2 (Grades 4-6). The learners in the elementary grades are generally from six (6) years old to twelve (12) years old.