The Singapore’s ministry of education's recent policy of ‘Teach less, learn more’ is highly popular and has catapulted its education system onto the top rungs in the world. The rapid changes and increased complexity of today’s world present new challenges and put new demands on our education system. As compared to the yesteryears, education received by today’s students is more structured and conceptualized. States are also considered to have education systems. For most children, compulsory schooling starts at around the age of five to six, and runs for 12 consecutive years. Such differentiation within the educational system is closely linked to the system of social stratification and mobility. There has been generally a growing awareness of the necessity to change and improve the preparation of students for productive functioning in the continually changing and highly demanding environment. 7. The term education system generally refers to public schooling, not private schooling, and more commonly to kindergarten through high school programs. Education is mandatory to the age of at least 16 in all states, with some requiring students to stay in a formal education setting to 18. While there was no formal education system in the primeval period, the modern days have come up with different types of education classified according to a person’s potential and age. Schools or school districts are typically the smallest recognized form of “education system” and countries are the largest. Introduction. The American education system has varied structures which are set at state level. The educational system whether industrial societies or in developing societies like India tend to create and maintain a broad division between elites and masses, between education for intellectual and for manual occupations.