The school start time differs by country around the world, but the first day of school is exciting and a big day no matter where you are living.
Take a look below to see the first day of school in 12 countries around the world.
Belarus: Students perform during an event for the first day of school in Minsk.
France: Kids enter the primary school Jules Ferry in Fontenay-sous-Bois, near Paris.
Gaza Strip: Palestinian children sit inside a classroom on the first day of school at al-Shafi’i school in Gaza City.
REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Indonesia: Students wait for a train to pass as they make their journey home after attending the first day of kindergarten in Jakarta.
Japan: Children sit inside a classroom at Shimizu elementary school in Fukushima.
Lebanon: A teacher speaks to her students in a classroom on the first day of a new school term in Tripoli.
Malaysia: A student lays her head on the table during the first day of school in Kuala Lumpur.
AP Photo/Lim Huey Teng
Nicaragua: Students wait in line to enter to their classroom on the first day of school in Managua.
Philippines: Filipino students line up during the first day of school at the President Corazon C. Aquino Elementary School in suburb north of Manila.
AP Photo/Aaron Favila
Syria: A Syrian child inspects a book on his first day back to school in a suburb of Damascus.
Ukraine: First graders take part in a ceremony to mark the start of another school year in Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine.
United States: Students arrive for the first day back at a New York City high school.
Students arrive for the first day of school at Stuyvesant High School, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 in New York.