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What age are students in sophomore year?

Hi there, I'm a bit confused about the grade level and typical ages in high school, especially for a sophomore. How old are students generally in their sophomore year of high school? Thanks!

8 months ago

Hi! Happy to clear up the confusion for you. In the United States, high school students are typically classified as sophomores in their second year of high school. The age range for sophomores is generally 15 to 16 years old. Most students start their sophomore year at age 15 and turn 16 during the school year, depending on their birthday and the cutoff date for school entry in their state.

It's kind of like being the 'middle child' of high school – not quite new anymore but not yet an upperclassman. It's a great time to start exploring interests more deeply and thinking ahead to college plans. Hope this helps, and best of luck to you or your sophomore!

8 months ago

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