Stamford follows an August 31st birth date cut off for the academic year. For example if your child was born on October 5th, 2011 your child will be in G2 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Please see the table below to match your child’s date of birth with the appropriate grade. Currently, Stamford is accepting applications for mid-year entry (2018/2019) for Pre-primary to Grade 8; please contact us to inquire about places as some grades are full.

Applications are open for the 2019/2020 academic year, Pre-primary to Grade 9, apply now!

We also accept applications for 2020/2021 and beyond and process applications in priority of application date. 

Stamford American School Hong Kong Grade Placement 2018-2019

SectionClassAgeDate of Birth
Lower ElementaryPre-Primary (Kindergarten)Age 5-6Sept 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2013
Lower ElementaryGrade 1Age 6-7Sept 1, 2011 - Aug 31, 2012
Lower ElementaryGrade 2Age 7-8Sept 1, 2010 - Aug 31, 2011
Upper ElementaryGrade 3Age 8-9Sept 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2010
Upper ElementaryGrade 4Age 9-10Sept 1, 2008 - Aug 31, 2009
Upper ElementaryGrade 5Age 10-11Sept 1, 2007 - Aug 31, 2008
Middle SchoolGrade 6Age 11-12Sept 1, 2006 - Aug 31, 2007
Middle SchoolGrade 7Age 12-13Sept 1, 2005 - Aug 31, 2006
Middle SchoolGrade 8Age 13-14Sept 1, 2004 - Aug 31, 2005

Please note that only Pre-Primary to Grade 8 classes are offered for the 2018-2019 academic year. Stamford will introduce Grades 9 through 12 in the subsequent academic year(s).

Stamford American School Hong Kong Grade Placement 2019-2020

SectionClassAgeDate of Birth
Lower ElementaryPre-Primary (Kindergarten)Age 5-6Sept 1, 2013 - Aug 31, 2014
Lower ElementaryGrade 1Age 6-7Sept 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2013
Lower ElementaryGrade 2Age 7-8Sept 1, 2011 - Aug 31, 2012
Upper ElementaryGrade 3Age 8-9Sept 1, 2010 - Aug 31, 2011
Upper ElementaryGrade 4Age 9-10Sept 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2010
Upper ElementaryGrade 5Age 10-11Sept 1, 2008 - Aug 31, 2009
Middle SchoolGrade 6Age 11-12Sept 1, 2007 - Aug 31, 2008
Middle SchoolGrade 7Age 12-13Sept 1, 2006 - Aug 31, 2007
Middle SchoolGrade 8Age 13-14Sept 1, 2005 - Aug 31, 2006
High SchoolGrade 9Age 14-15Sept 1, 2004 - Aug 31, 2005

Please note that only Pre-Primary to Grade 9 classes are offered for the 2019-2020 academic year. Stamford will introduce Grades 10 through 12 in the subsequent academic year(s).

Stamford American School Hong Kong Grade Placement 2020-2021

SectionClassAgeDate of Birth
Lower ElementaryPre-Primary (Kindergarten)Age 5-6Sept 1, 2014 - Aug 31, 2015
Lower ElementaryGrade 1Age 6-7Sept 1, 2013 - Aug 31, 2014
Lower ElementaryGrade 2Age 7-8Sept 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2013
Upper ElementaryGrade 3Age 8-9Sept 1, 2011 - Aug 31, 2012
Upper ElementaryGrade 4Age 9-10Sept 1, 2010 - Aug 31, 2011
Upper ElementaryGrade 5Age 10-11Sept 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2010
Middle SchoolGrade 6Age 11-12Sept 1, 2008 - Aug 31, 2009
Middle SchoolGrade 7Age 12-13Sept 1, 2007 - Aug 31, 2008
Middle SchoolGrade 8Age 13-14Sept 1, 2006 - Aug 31, 2007
High SchoolGrade 9Age 14-15Sept 1, 2005 - Aug 31, 2006
High SchoolGrade 10Age 15-16Sept 1, 2004 - Aug 31, 2005

Please note that only Pre-Primary to Grade 10 classes are offered for the 2020-2021 academic year. Stamford will introduce Grades 11 and 12 in the subsequent academic year(s).

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