Going to school is a basic right for every child in Canada. In Manitoba, the law says that boys and girls aged seven to 16 must go to school.Most children are six years old when they start Grade 1.
Education in a public school is free from Kindergarten to Grade 12. It is important that your children finish Grade 12. Most jobs in Manitoba today require at least a minimum Grade 12 education. If your children want to study at college or university, they must finish Grade 12.
Manitoba Schools offer the following grades: