Primary Education in Mauritius

Primary education in Mauritius is compulsory for all students of ages 5 to 11. Primary school lasts for six years, termed as Standard 1, Standard 2, Standard 3, Standard 4, Standard 5, and Standard 6. The Mauritius Examinations Syndicate administers examinations for primary school students, leading up to the award of the Certificate of Primary Education for students who successfully complete primary school studies with passing marks on the final exams.