The 9 layer Pagoda is symbolic of scholastic and academic achievements; perhaps because in the past, monasteries, temples and education towers were all built in this design.
Pagodas are found with 5, 7 and 9 layers. Each one serving a different purpose.
The 9 layer Pagoda has been know to support students with good luck and success in their education. It can be placed near their bedside or study table.