upper school

noun

: a school or part of a school for students between the ages of 14 and 18

Examples of upper school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More recently, the property has added other facilities and become self-contained with shops, a market, a hair salon, even the Windsor School for middle and upper school students, drawing various shareholders to take up full time residence in what was normally a second or third home. Laurie Werner, Forbes, 11 Feb. 2024 Most notably, the principal of the upper school was attacked and seriously injured by a 16-year-old student in 2021. Yvonne Abraham, BostonGlobe.com, 27 May 2023 Bayshore just this week broke ground on a new upper school campus off Highway 13 in Daphne that is scheduled to open in the fall of 2024. Ben Thomas | Bthomas@al.com, al, 4 May 2023 From 1997 until retiring in 2018, Mr. Tracey was the director of the middle and upper school counseling program at The Park School. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 9 Apr. 2023 In a letter to the upper school community Tuesday, Head of School Stephanie Sibley said staff immediately notified police, the school system’s safety services, the school nurse, and the students’ families. Matt Yan, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Mar. 2023 In 2002, the school broke ground on the first phase of an $18 million expansion, which shifted parking to land where the homes once stood and added new upper school classrooms, along with a gymnasium. The Courier-Journal, 8 Mar. 2023 City Futsal’s success at the Farmers Market has led to work on a second facility near Richardson in partnership with Dallas International School, which has an upper school campus across from the University of Texas at Dallas. Dallas News, 17 Feb. 2023

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“Upper school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upper%20school. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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