high school

a school attended after elementary school or junior high school and usually consisting of grades 9 or 10 through 12.


high-school, adjective
high schooler, noun
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high school
1.  (Brit) another term for grammar school
2.  (US), (NZ) a secondary school from grade 7 to grade 12
3.  (Canadian) a secondary school, the grades covered depending on the province

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Example sentences
He started in high school as a dishwasher at a hotel and never looked back.
Travel scholarship opportunities for high school students are few and far
Pizza is remembered from high school because my sister, two years older than
  me, could count on me to give her half of mine.
All that from a self-taught laborer who had never been to high school, much
  less college.
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