twelfth grade

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twelfth grade

n
(Education) (in the US) the final year of secondary school after which students usually graduate at age 17 or 18
ˌtwelfth-ˈgrader n
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Twelfth-grader and co-developer Sarah McCann said, speaking for the group of student developing team, "We're hoping that this app will help the school not only be a safer place, but bully free.
Our research is on xenophobia in Russia," said Ammar Keshodia, a DIA twelfth-grader who will be Chair of the make-believe version of the HRC.
Twelfth-grader Amanda Blair, who is straight, says she brought another girl to the homecoming dance at Big Piney High School in rural western Wyoming because she wanted to take a stand for her lesbian and gay fellow students.
Twelfth-grader Nancy Doremus instantly rolled her eyes good-naturedly, recognizing the title as one she'd read for a class in Churchill's International High School, an accelerated global studies program.
Though they did not speak about specific media or texts, twelfth-grader Nino, eleventh-grader Rain, and tenth-grader Joan believe "the media" portray teenagers and geography in a limited, negative way that does not match their experiences.
Only one-quarter of American twelfth-graders is proficient or better in math.
According to the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the nation's twelfth-graders have not shown improvement in their knowledge of economics since 2006.
This report provides results of the economics assessment in 2012 based on a nationally representative sample of nearly 11,000 twelfth-graders.
Half of all twelfth-graders could not pinpoint glaciation as the catalyst for the formation of the Great Lakes.
Twelfth-graders are counting the days, but also settling within them is a gentle nostalgia for the familiar that will soon be lost to an uncertain future.