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## What percentile is my child in for weight?

A percentile shows the relative position of the child’s BMI, Weight, or Height among children of the same sex and age. For example, a boy at the 25th percentile for weight weighs more than 25% of boys his age. If a girl is at the 40th percentile for weight, she weighs more than 40% of girls at that same age.

**What is the weight percentile for a 12 year old boy?**

Average weight of a 12-year-old boy Twelve-year-old boys most often weigh somewhere between 67 and 130 pounds , with 89 pounds marking the 50th percentile.

### What is normal percentile for weight?

What is a BMI percentile and how is it interpreted?

Weight Status Category | Percentile Range |
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Underweight | Less than the 5th percentile |

Healthy Weight | 5th percentile to less than the 85th percentile |

Overweight | 85th to less than the 95th percentile |

Obesity | Equal to or greater than the 95th percentile |

**What percentile should a child be in?**

What’s the Ideal Percentile for My Child? There is no one ideal number. Healthy children come in all shapes and sizes, and a baby who is in the 5th percentile can be just as healthy as a baby who is in the 95th percentile.

## What age does a boy have a growth spurt?

Changes in Boys They tend to grow most quickly between ages 12 and 15. The growth spurt of boys is, on average, about 2 years later than that of girls. By age 16, most boys have stopped growing, but their muscles will continue to develop.

**Is 50th percentile good?**

The growth charts show this by using ‘percentiles’. A baby on the 50th percentile for weight, for example, is right in the middle of the normal range: 50% of babies their age are lighter, and 50% are heavier. A baby on the 5th percentile weighs less than 95% of other babies of that age.

### What is the average weight for a 8 year old boy?

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Babies to Teens Height to Weight Ratio Table | ||
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6 yrs | 44.0 lb (19.9 kg) | 45.5″ (115.5 cm) |

7 yrs | 49.5 lb (22.4 kg) | 47.7″ (121.1 cm) |

8 yrs | 57.0 lb (25.8 kg) | 50.5″ (128.2 cm) |

9 yrs | 62.0 lb (28.1 kg) | 52.5″ (133.3 cm) |

**What is the average height of a boy?**

Average Height. Doctors often refer to height and weight charts developed by the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to see if a child’s measurements fall within the normal range. The average height for a 10-year-old boy is 54.5 inches. However, the charts also identify a normal range of anywhere from 50.5 to 58.8 inches.

## What is the average weight of a 5 month old boy?

The average weight for a 5-month-old baby is 15.2 pounds for girls and 16.6 pounds for boys; the average length (aka height) is 25.2 inches for girls and 25.9 inches for boys.

**What is healthy BMI for teenage boys?**

For any given age, a measurement between the 5th and 85th percentile on the BMI-for-age charts is considered healthy. For a boy who’s just turned 13, BMI is anything between 15.5 and 21.9. As adolescents get older, their BMI increases, so the healthy range for a boy who’s just turned 18 would be between 18.2 and 25.7.

### What percentile is my baby weight?

A percentile of 50% represents the average or mean weight. A value below 50 percent means a baby weighs less than the average. A value greater than 50 percent means a baby is above average. This does not mean your baby is overweight or underweight. A doctor or physician should always be consulted to determine weight status.