Definition of junior high school in English:

junior high school

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  • (In the US and Canada) a school intermediate between an elementary school and a high school, generally for children in the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades.
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    • 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.

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