junior high school


: a school usually including grades seven to nine

called also junior high

Examples of junior high school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tatiana returned to junior high school in Scotts Valley. Jason Mastrodonato, The Mercury News, 30 June 2024 In the state’s District 35, Jessie McGruder, a junior high school football coach, is competing against Raymond Whiteside, a community development specialist. Marina Pitofsky, USA TODAY, 1 Apr. 2024 Opened in 2005, the Suzhou Japanese School offers six-year elementary school and three-year junior high school curriculums, according to its website. Nectar Gan, CNN, 25 June 2024 This unfortunate approach reminds me of kids in junior high school. Washington Post, 14 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for junior high school 

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of junior high school was in 1907

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“Junior high school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/junior%20high%20school. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

junior high school

: a school usually including the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades

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