P.S. stands for pre-school shoe sizes. These sizes range from 10.5 to 3.
Many brands add P.S. along with the size of the shoe so buyers can recognize the shoe isn’t a men’s or big kids shoe.
P.S. shoe sizes are not to be confused with bae sizes. Bae sizes are larger than pre-school sizes.
What does grade school mean in shoes?
Grade school sizes are for kids in elementary or primary school ages. These sizes are marked with a GS after the number and range from 3.5-7.
P.S. SHOE SIZES FAQ
Q. How to identify the age group shoes are for?
A. There will likely be a letter that comes after the size number for preschoolers and kids shoes. Pre-school sizes might have a Y after the bigger sizes (13K or 3Y). Bigger kids sizes have a GS after the size (5.5 GS).
Q. What size do men’s sizes begin at?
A. Men’s sizes start at 7.5 and continue upward from there. The last grade school (GS) size is a 7 GS.
Q. Do P.S. shoe sizes hold resell value?
A. Depending on the brand, pre-school sizes can hold their resell value on the aftermarket. Air Jordan pre-school shoes can be a very profitable sneaker brand to sell pre-owned.
To reiterate, P.S. stands for pre-school shoe sizes. These sizes range from 10.5-3.
Related: Learn about the best shoe size to resell.