elementary school


Definition of elementary school

: a school including usually the first four to the first eight grades and often a kindergarten

Examples of elementary school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The idea to focus on helping children on the Autism Spectrum came from Gifford wanting to help his wife, an elementary school teacher in West Hartford, CT, one of the leading school districts in the country. Jennifer "jay" Palumbo, Forbes, 18 June 2021 Superintendent Lisa Blough said officials believe the attack initially struck through an email opened by an elementary school teacher, and the district quickly froze its accounts. John Caniglia, cleveland, 17 June 2021 John Miranda left behind a life as an elementary school teacher right before his first art exhibition last month. Christopher Mosley, Dallas News, 14 June 2021 As any parent, daycare worker, or elementary school teacher will attest, children are germ amplifiers. Helen Branswell, STAT, 29 May 2021 Eder, 17, plans to study elementary education at Salisbury University on the Eastern Shore, then become an elementary school teacher, potentially with Harford County Public Schools. David Anderson, baltimoresun.com, 28 May 2021 Candice Thompson, an elementary school science teacher at Bracken Christian School, was one of those customers waiting in line at Strutty’s a year ago. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 14 May 2021 Defying the polls, the elementary school teacher came first in the April 11 voting, albeit with less than 20% of the overall vote. Franklin BriceÑo And Regina Garcia Cano, Star Tribune, 18 Apr. 2021 The daughter of Michelle and Montral Brazile, she was born in Portland and plans to pursue a career as an elementary school teacher. oregonlive, 16 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of elementary school

1818, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jun 2021

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“Elementary school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elementary%20school. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of elementary school

: a school in the U.S. for young children


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