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middle school

noun
1.
a school intermediate between elementary school and high school, usually encompassing grades five or six through eight.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • The world is still in middle school anxious to get to high school.
  • Each satellite has a small camera that middle school students can request be aimed at target areas on the moon for study.
  • Kids brainwashed by the time they are in middle school, and then grow up to be brainwashed parents.
  • If college level is too difficult, try high school and middle school texts of the same sort.
  • The receptors of the former are the rods and cones that you all learned about in middle school.
  • They are done at a caliber far beyond what you'd expect from the middle school and high school sciences.
  • As my kids have moved into the upper elementary and middle school grades, the time for a work-free summer has disappeared.
  • Even a middle school science student will understand this criticism.
  • Even middle school science students in decent old wold will understand that melting ice on ocean will not raise water level.
  • Some of them could not even write at a middle school level, much less a college level.
British Dictionary definitions for middle school

middle school

noun
1.
(in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 8 or 9 and 12 or 13 Compare first school
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