secondary school

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of secondary school

:a school intermediate between elementary school and college and usually offering general, technical, vocational, or college-preparatory courses

Examples of secondary school in a Sentence

  1. a job that requires at least a secondary school education

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First Known Use of secondary school

1835


SECONDARY SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

secondary school

noun

Definition of secondary school for English Language Learners

  • : a school for children between the ages of 11 and 16 or 18


SECONDARY SCHOOL Defined for Kids

secondary school

noun

Definition of secondary school for Students

:a school for students above elementary school level and below college level

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