middle school

noun
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of middle school

: a school usually including grades five to eight or six to eight

middle schooler

play \-ˌskü-lər\ noun

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First Known Use of middle school

1870

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MIDDLE SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

middle school

Definition of middle school for English Language Learners

  • : a school for children that usually includes grades five to eight or six to eight

  • : a school for children between the ages of 8 and 12 or 9 and 13


MIDDLE SCHOOL Defined for Kids

middle school

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Definition of middle school for Students

: a school usually including grades five to eight or six to eight

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