German High School Structure

When primary school ends with the fourth grade pupils go to secondary schools: Volksschule/Hauptschule or Realschule or Gymnasium:

School yearYear in gymnasium
FifthSexta
SixthQuinta
SeventhQuarta
EighthUntertertia (lower Tertia)
NinthObertertia (upper Tertia)
TenthUntersekunda (lower Secunda)
EleventhObersekunda (upper Secunda)
TwelfthUnterprima (lower Prima)
ThirteenthOberprima (upper Prima)

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