elementary school

noun

Definition of elementary school

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

1818

First Known Use of elementary school

1818


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

elementary school

noun

Definition of elementary school for English Language Learners

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



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