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middle school

n.
A school at a level between elementary and high school, typically including grades five or six through eight.

mid′dle-school′ adj.
mid′dle-school′er n.

middle school

n
(Education) (in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 8 or 9 and 12 or 13. Compare first school

mid′dle school`


n.
a school encompassing grades five or six through eight.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.middle school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and collegemiddle school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
academy - a secondary school (usually private)
trade school, vocational school - a secondary school teaching the skilled trades
high school, highschool, senior high, senior high school, high - a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12; "he goes to the neighborhood highschool"
junior high, junior high school - a secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades
prep school, preparatory school - a private secondary school
public school - private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
grammar school - a secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college
secondary modern school - a former British secondary school emphasizing practical rather than academic education
composite school, comprehensive school - a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities
Translations

middle school

nscuola media (per ragazzi dagli 8 o 9 anni ai 12 o 13 anni in Gran Bretagna e dagli 11 anni ai 14 anni negli Stati Uniti)
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