Carolus-Magnus-School in Burundi
is compulsory in Burundi
for six years, between the ages of 7 and 13. Theoretically, primary education is free at point of use.
Primary education in Burundi spans six grades between the ages of 7 and 13. The next educational tier, known as Lower Secondary, comprises an additional four grades. Upper Secondary includes three further grades. Students sit exams in their penultimate year of primary school known as the Sixth Year Certificate (Certificat de la Sixième
) as well as examinations in their tenth year to determine their eligeability for Upper Secondary. Finally, a final examination is set in the final year of Upper Secondary known as the Diploma for the End of Secondary Study (Diplôme de Fin d'Études Secondaires
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