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What is the common height of boy in age of 16 ?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
5'3" to 6'1" -ish: One common growth chart shows a 16yo to be between 63" (5th percentile) and 73" (95th percentile) for height range. Numbers below should be evaluated by a doctor to be sure there is not a medical condition slowing growth before it stops. Larger numbers suggest future in basketball!
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