Fifth grade (called Grade 5 in some regions) is a year of education in many nations, and some other regions call it Year 5. In the United States, the fifth grade is the fifth and last school year of elementary school in most schools. Students are usually 10-11 years old unless the child has been held back or skipped a grade. In England and Wales, the equivalent is Year 6. In Ireland, the equivalent is 5th class. In the US, a 5th grader is considered a senior if they are going to another school. In Scotland a 10-11 year old is usually in primary, not year 6.
In the United States, 41 states have implemented Common Core standards for 5th grade curriculum in English Language Arts/Mathematics.
Key English Language Arts Common Core standards for 5th grade students include:
Key Mathematics Common Core standards for 5th grade students include:
In Australia, this level of class is called Year 5. Children generally start this level between the ages of ten (120 months) and eleven (132 months).