The education system in China can be simply summarized as “four educations” and “7 levels”.
The “four educations” refers to pre-school education, primary education, secondary education and higher education.
The “7 levels” refers to kindergarten, primary school, junior high school, senior high school, higher college education, undergraduate education and postgraduate education.
China implements compulsory education system. Children at the age of 6-7 should study in a primary school and begin the nine-year compulsory education.