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middle school

Syllabification: mid·dle school

Definition of middle school in English:

noun

A school intermediate between an elementary school and a high school, typically for children in the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.
Example sentences
  • Most of these kids live in neighbourhoods with elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools.
  • The educational system in the city was comprised of fifteen elementary schools, four middle schools, and one high school.
  • A new dimension of this new peace movement is its extension to rural Southern schools, historically black colleges, community colleges, urban public universities, and high schools and middle schools.

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