Share this entry

junior high school Syllabification: jun·ior high school
Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞onyər hī sko͞ol/

Definition of junior high school in English:

noun

Another term for middle school.
Example sentences
  • The village only has an elementary school and a junior high school.
  • Thirty junior high schools, nine high schools and three higher secondary schools have been affected.
  • The foundation conducted the survey among 1,501 teachers at elementary and junior high schools in June.

Definition of junior high school in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources