senior high school

noun

Definition of senior high school 

: a school usually including grades 10 to 12

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Karen began by winning San Diego's Ink Tournament (for junior and senior high school students) six straight times. sandiegouniontribune.com, "July 8, 1962: Susman triumphs at Wimbledon," 8 July 2018 That is a problem common to many exams, but the supreme importance of the gaokao means that schools usually focus only on cramming students for it during their three years of senior high school. The Economist, "The world’s most important exam is flawed," 28 June 2018 The days of waiting until a player's senior high school season before making a final decision on a scholarship offer are long-gone. Josh Bean, AL.com, "Taulia, Tyson and Nix have committed, and it's good news for Alabama and Auburn," 22 Apr. 2018 Buy Photo Many of the top senior high school players in the country participated in the second annual Allen Iverson Roundball Classic on Saturday night at Souderton Area High. Rick O'brien, Philly.com, "Jahvon Quinerly and Brandon Slater make Villanova fans swoon," 21 Apr. 2018 The teen was among some dozen junior and senior high school students in the shop at 2010 Madison Road one recent afternoon, there to try on prom dresses and shoes and to take them home without stopping at a cash register. Jeanne Houck, Cincinnati.com, "O'Bryonville shop makes sure girls of modest means have their prom 'princess moment'," 26 Apr. 2018 But on the flip side, being a senior high school student definitely has its perks, including senior prank day. Julia A. Morales, Seventeen, "18 Craziest Senior Pranks of All Time That'll Make You ROFL," 5 Apr. 2018 That campus includes Henryville's elementary school and junior and senior high schools. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville's hepatitis A outbreak: Cases spread to Indiana and now some schools are closed," 16 Mar. 2018 The move, officials say, will help congestion when students are arriving and dismissing from the freshman and senior high schools. Sue Kiesewetter, Cincinnati.com, "Fairfield plans to widen North Gilmore Road," 15 Mar. 2018

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1909, in the meaning defined above

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senior high school

noun

English Language Learners Definition of senior high school

: a school that includes the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades and often also the 9th grade

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