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elementary school

the lowest school giving formal instruction, teaching the rudiments of learning, and extending usually from six to eight years.
Also called primary school.
Origin of elementary school
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for elementary school
  • Dinosaurs regularly popped up during my early elementary school education.
  • Even my elementary school made real mashed potatoes.
  • They only know the date from elementary school history lessons.
  • In elementary school, they copy their reports directly from encyclopedias and other sources.
  • Direct instruction in reading stops in late elementary school.
  • When you were in elementary school you probably scored well on standardized reading tests.
  • In fact, they had not yet finished elementary school.
  • After leaving elementary school, he set out to seek his fortune.
  • elementary school students have performed well in some local tests, but their scores in national exams have hardly budged.
  • As the news reported that they will try this in elementary school kids and not colleges.
British Dictionary definitions for elementary school

elementary school

(Brit) a former name for primary school
(US & Canadian) Also called (in the US) grade school, grammar school. a state school in which instruction is given for the first six to eight years of a child's education
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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