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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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ERIC Descriptors: Educational Change; Work Environment; Human Resources; Middle School Teachers; Teacher Persistence; Faculty Mobility; Middle Schools; Secondary School Teachers; Teacher Surveys; Case Studies; Prediction; Statistical Analysis; School Administration; Discipline; Principals; Educational Environment; Urban Schools
Both schools hope the evenings will show pupils and parents the advantages smaller middle schools have over larger high schools.
The best middle schools have students who are active learners employing higher-order thinking skills to resolve long-term issues.
In 2010, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (North Carolina) school district shuttered four of its eight middle schools, opting to serve students in elementary schools spanning kindergarten through grade 8.
Shaw has been active in the New England League of Middle Schools and has been instrumental in developing the modern middle school concept, according to Mr.
Thus, one important message is that middle schools can profitably encourage families from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds to help their children with homework, as (a) only about two thirds of the middle school students in this study reported receiving such help, and as (b) the previous studies suggest that the kind of direction parents give to children matters more than if the parents have higher education (Xu & Corno, 2003, 2006).
Furthermore, most teachers certified for middle schools are not trained to diagnose reading problems or help students with reading deficiencies, Smith adds.
As such, the programs and counselors who implement the programs are integral to the mission of middle schools and to meeting students' personal/social, educational, and career development needs.
Option 1: Duchess High School to become 11-19 secondary school on new site; middle schools to close and 14 first schools to become primaries.
Its common theme is that middle schools should emphasize academic excellence and provide developmentally appropriate, equitable instruction.
All leaders in the middle school movement, the authors present an excellent status report describing the best practice in middle schools across the nation.

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