|Playing Segment||Size of Ball||Height of Basket|
|Ages 7-8||Boys and Girls size 5 (27.5”)||8′|
|Ages 9-11||Boys and Girls size 6 (28.5”)||9′|
|Ages 12-14||Girls size 6 (28.5”) Boys size 7 (29.5”)||10′|
|Grades 9-12||Girls size 6 (28.5”) Boys size 7 (29.5”)||10′|
How high should a basketball hoop be for a 13 year old?
6-foot rims for kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades; 8-foot rims for 3rd and 4th grades (8 to 10 year olds); 9-foot rims for 5th graders; 10-foot rims for 6th grade and above.
How tall is a 7th grade basketball goal?
An eight-foot basket for ages 7-8 and a nine-foot basket for ages 9-11, when possible. Lowering the basket height for younger players assists with developing proper shooting form and increases the opportunity for shooting success.
What is the average height for a 13 year old?
Height by age
|Age (years)||50th percentile height for boys (inches and centimeters)|
|11||56. 4 in. (143.5 cm)|
|12||58.7 in. (149 cm)|
|13||61.4 in. (156 cm)|
|14||64.6 in. (164 cm)|
Are high school rims 10 feet?
For junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA, NBA and FIBA, the rim is exactly 10 feet off the ground. Rims at every level of play are 18 inches in diameter. Backboards are also the same size at each of these levels. A regulation backboard measures 6 feet wide and 42 inches (3.5 feet) tall.