high school age

high school age

All children of compulsory school age must be enrolled in school and attend every day – this is the law. All children must attend school up until they are 16 years old. Sixteen and 17 year olds must be enrolled in school or a training organisation, be employed or be in a combination of school/training/employment.
You need to apply to enrol your children in school for 2021 if they are:

High school age
This information was produced by the staff of the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development (B-BC) at the University of Iowa (belinblank.org). The resources and information listed here are for informational purposes; there is no direct or implied endorsement by the B-BC. Services provided by the B-BC include programs for academically talented K-12 and college students, professional development for teachers, the Assessment and Counseling Clinic, the Acceleration Institute (accelerationinstitute.org), and graduate programs and research in gifted education.
Our pages are formatted to be printer-friendly. Simply click and print.

We find that a one-year delay in school entry is associated with a 0.303 decrease in standard deviation of test scores.
The negative effect of starting age is caused by human capital accumulation prior to primary school entry.