grade school

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elementary school, grade school

An educational institution which offers instruction usually from the first year through the sixth or eighth year of schooling.
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Overall the data collected, offers a greater understanding into the nutritional environment of middle grade schools and the principals' role.
Acknowledge the awareness that state policies may create barriers to active participation in the promotion of healthier eating in middle grade schools.
This study stressed the interrelatedness of school leadership and the nutritional environment of middle grade schools.
An important role of the middle grade school principal is to provide an environment for students and teachers conducive to learning (Hanson, 1996, Cross & Rice, 2000).
Assisting middle grade school students in establishing healthful lifetime eating habits is particularly critical (Given, 1998).
One of the particularly interesting findings in this study is that if non-Catholics who attend Catholic grade schools are excluded from the sample, the Catholic grade school effect becomes zero.
They show that Catholic grade schools have no effect on the test scores of Catholics in Catholic grade schools.
This might also be the case for non-Catholics who attend Catholic grade schools.
Thus, non-Hispanic white Catholics who attend Catholic grade schools (in other words, the vast majority of the Catholic grade school population) do not receive a superior education as measured by test scores.
I exclude respondents who did not attend either a public grade school or a Catholic grade school.
In order to qualify for education pricing, the institution must be an accredited college, university, high school, junior high or grade school.
Haywood will not only represent the company, but will be utilized as a spokesperson to grade school and high school students on values, sports and an anti-drug use message.