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high school

1. Brit another term for grammar school
2. US and NZ a secondary school from grade 7 to grade 12
3. Canadian a secondary school, the grades covered depending on the province

high school, secondary school

In the US, a school which provides education beyond elementary school, usually from grade 9 to grade 12 but occasionally including grades 7 and 8.
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The middle and senior high schools did slightly better than the elementary schools this year,'' said Esther Wong, assistant superintendent of planning, assessment and research at LAUSD, adding that a lackluster performance by third-graders likely led to the elementary school decline.
In recent years, there's been a movement among school reformers who argue that size is the enemy of excellence in America's high schools and breaking up super-sized schools into smaller units is the key to improving them.
A recent study in eight diverse urban and suburban high schools found that even if students have poor achievement, school counselors do not dissuade them from attending college, nor do they warn students if they have poor chances of college success (Krei & Rosenbaum, 2001; Rosenbaum, Miller, & Krei, 1997).
The good news is that there are models of alternative high schools and dual-enrollment colleges that are paving the way for change to occur.
The degree ratio is the number of high school diplomas awarded in a given year divided by the number of individuals aged 17.
With only 10-20% of our high schools employing athletic trainers (Powell, 1987), most injuries are being managed by the coaching staffs, especially during practice.
The 2006-2007 Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams come from public, private and technical magnet high schools in urban, suburban and rural communities across the United States.
Paraclete High School and Lancaster Baptist School have already held their graduation ceremonies.
public education, especially related to increasing the high school graduation rate.
This year's Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams come from public, private and technical magnet high schools in urban, suburban and rural communities across the United States.
THE first order of business after celebrating this year's round of 12th- grade high school graduations should be to take steps to make them the last ones.
Gastelum saw a solar boat competition in Arizona and suggested the district sponsor a similar event for high schools in its region.

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