In Jordan, the academic year begins in September and ends in June, and the official primary school entrance age is 6. The system is structured so that the primary school cycle lasts 6 years, lower secondary lasts 4 years, and upper secondary lasts 2 years. Jordan has a total of 1,574,000 pupils enrolled in primary and secondary education. Of these pupils, about 849,000 (54%) are enrolled in primary education. Figure 3 shows the highest level of education reached by youth ages 15-24 in Jordan. Although youth in this age group may still be in school and working towards their educational goals, it is notable that approximately 1% of youth have no formal education and 2% of youth have attained at most incomplete primary education, meaning that in total 3% of 15-24 year olds have not completed primary education in Jordan.