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School-Age (6 to 12 Years)

While all children may grow at a different rate, the following indicates the average for school-aged children 6 to 12 years old.

  • Weight: average gain of about 5 to 7 pounds a year
  • Height: average growth of about 2.5 inches per year
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Last Updated: 05/2013