Grading, Academic Year and Language of Instruction in Argentina
School Education Grading System
The school education system- primary and secondary education use a 1-10 grading scale.
| Grade|| Description|
| 10|| Outstanding, Excellent|
| 9,8|| Highly Satisfactory|
| 7,6|| Satisfactory|
| 5,4|| Barely Satisfactory|
| 3,2,1|| Fail|
Higher Education Grading System
| Scale|| Grade Description (In Spanish)||Grade Description (In English) ||US Grade |
| 10.00|| Sobresaliente|| Outstanding|| A+|
| 9.00-9.99|| Distinguido|| Very Good|| A|
| 8.00-8.99|| || || A-minus-|
| 7.00-7.99|| Bueno|| Good|| B+|
| 6.00-6.99|| || || B|
| 5.00-5.99|| Aprobado|| Pass|| B-minus-|
| 4.00-4.99|| || || C|
| 2.00-3.99|| Insuficiente|| Insufficient|| F|
| 0.00-1.99|| Reprobado|| Fail|| F|
Language of Instruction
Argentina's official language is Spanish. The language of education is Spanish.
School Academic Year
The school year in Argentina runs from March to December. The school year in Argentina lasts for 200 days. Schools are closed on national holidays, and 2 weeks in July for holidays. The public primary schools are in session for four and a half hours each weekday. The extracurricular school activities are done on Saturdays. Schools have morning and afternoon sessions.
Higher Education Academic Year
The academic year comprises of two, 4-month terms, and full-time pupils generally take 3 classes per term for 6 hours each week.
The academic year commences in March and concludes in December; however the calendar may vary depending on the department within the university.