## What should a 8th grader know in math?

The major math strands for 8th grade curriculum are number sense and operations, algebra, geometry and spatial sense, measurement, and data analysis and probability. While these math strands might surprise you, they are all critical lessons for an 8th grade math curriculum.

**What do you learn in 8th grade algebra?**

Algebra and Patterning In eighth grade, students will analyze and justify the explanations for patterns and their rules at a more complex level. Your students should be able to write algebraic equations and write statements to understand simple formulas.

**Is 8th grade hard?**

As you’ve suspected, though, you can usually expect 8th grade to be somewhat harder than 7th grade. The 8th grade is a really good time to focus on good study habits. If you find your schoolwork hard, then you’ve got the year to learn how to work through it before it starts to count in high school.

### What grade is a 15 year old in USA?

ninth grade

**How old are 8th graders in Japan?**

School gradesAgeGradeEducational establishments11–126Elementary school (小学校 shōgakkō) Compulsory Education12–131 (7th)Junior high school/Lower secondary school (中学校 chūgakkō) Compulsory Education13–142 (8th)14–153 (9th)18

**What are 8th graders called?**

Junior High School/Middle School (In some districts, elementary/primary schools go from Kindergarten through 8th grade; in others, there is an intermediate level. If the intermediate level covers 5th-8th grade, it is usually called a Middle School; if it covers 7th-8th, it is called Junior High School.

#### What are 10 graders called?

In the U.S., a student in the tenth grade is also known as a sophomore.

**Are you a freshman in 8th grade?**

These same terms apply in the same way to the four years of a standard high school: 9th grade is freshman year, 10th grade sophomore year, 11th grade junior year, and 12th grade senior year. But these same words are not used to describe the years of graduate school.

**What is 11th and 12th grade called?**

What is a Sixth Form College? A Sixth Form College is the equivalent of 11th and 12th in India. In the UK, at the age of 16, students give their school final exam called GCSE, which is also known as matriculation or SSC board exams in India. Students go to a Sixth Form College after giving the 10th board exams.

## What is 11th and 12th called in USA?

Secondary education in the United States is the last seven years of statutory formal education grade 6 (age 11–12) through grade 12 (age 17–18). It occurs in two phases. The first is the ISCED lower secondary phase, a junior high school or middle school for students grade 6 (age 11–12) through grade 8 (age 13–14).