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grade school


grade′school′er (grād′sko͞o′lər) n.

grade school

n
(Education) US another name for elementary school

elemen′tary school`


n.
a school giving instructions in rudimentary subjects in six to eight grades, often with a kindergarten.
[1835–45]

grade school

An elementary school.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grade school - a school for young childrengrade school - a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
junior school - British school for children aged 7-11
infant school - British school for children aged 5-7
Translations
مَدْرَسَة إبتِدائِيَّه
základní škola
grundskole
grunnskóli

grade school

n (US) → ˜ Grundschule f

grade school

n (Am) → scuola elementare or primaria

grade

(greid) noun
1. one level in a scale of qualities, sizes etc. several grades of sandpaper; a high-grade ore.
2. (American) (the pupils in) a class or year at school. We're in the fifth grade now.
3. a mark for, or level in, an examination etc. He always got good grades at school.
4. (especially American) the slope of a railway etc; gradient.
verb
1. to sort into grades. to grade eggs.
2. to move through different stages. Red grades into purple as blue is added.
gradation (grəˈdeiʃən) noun
1. (one stage or degree in) a series of gradual and successive stages. There are various gradations of colour between red and purple.
2. the act or process of grading.
grader noun
(American) a person who marks exams etc.
ˈgrade school noun
(American) a primary school.
make the grade
to do as well as necessary. That new apprentice will never make the grade as a trained mechanic.
References in classic literature ?
Josie Pye never scrupled to ask questions; in this instance the rest of the class felt grateful to her; none of them would have dared to ask it of Miss Stacy, but all wanted to, for there had been alarming rumors running at large through the school for some time that Miss Stacy was not coming back the next year--that she had been offered a position in the grade school of her own home district and meant to accept.
How possible for foreigners that have no allegiance, sense of pride or belonging of a society to inculcate patriotic values or consciousness through the teaching of history into our grade school going population?
Herrera, Ateneo de Manila Grade School (Age Group 2)
Practices will be held on Sundays every week 30 minutes before each team's first game (grade school divisions).
Is it any wonder it took me 40 years to come out, even if the evidence was in when I was in grade school that I was a little gay boy?
There is also a tiny (5 students) Catholic private grade school in Fredericton, Our Lady of Grace, and a larger one in Saint John, Divine Mercy (New Freeman, May 13, 2005).
Prevalence data from both the National Household Survey (NHS) and Monitoring the Future Survey (MTF) indicate that inhalant abuse continues to be a major public health concern among grade school children, adolescents, and some adults.
Michael the Moose, given his nickname in grade school due to his hair that "stuck up like antlers" and his big, clumsy body, lives up to his name as the star defensive player on his school's football team.
Learning to read 2,500 pictorial symbols, as Chinese students do in grade school, yields a 5-point advantage on IQ tests, compared with the scores of Westerners whose languages are based on alphabets, according to a new analysis of mental capabilities of Greek and Chinese children.
My team spent hours folding and re-folding a piece of paper, trying to design the traditional type of plane that most of us played with in grade school. But none of our grown-up prototypes made it to the other end of the room.
Topics addressed in its programs are geared to each grade school level as they correlate with the New York City Board of Education curricula for grades 2 through 5.