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secondary school:

see schoolschool,
term commonly referring to institutions of pre-college formal education. It also properly includes colleges, universities, and many types of special training establishments (see adult education; colleges and universities; community college; vocational education).
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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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Bangor has a long history of training teachers in its School of Education, which has well-established partnerships with Primary and Secondary Schools throughout North Wales.
Director of children and young people's services at St Helens council, Andy Dempsey, said: "We are aware of the low proportion of our secondary schools currently judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted and are working intensively with schools to improve this.
A third of the region's secondary schools students still do not attend schools that are good or better.
After Queen Rania's visit to the school in 2008, the Royal Commission for Developing Al Salt Secondary School for Boys was formed to oversee and complete the development of the school.
According to the conditions for joining the military service, the applicant should be a UAE male citizen with a minimum age of 18 and should have completed secondary school.
The report added: "The large majority of additional secondary school places required will be provided through combined refurbishment and new-build expansions of existing schools.
He continued: "Parents will still be able to apply to the secondary school of their choice, with the school's catchment only being taken into consideration if the school is over subscribed.
In the second quarter- final, Sri Ramakrishna Saratha Higher Secondary School, Subramanaya Nagar, Salem thrashed Our Lady of Rosary High School, Dona- Paula, Panaji 5- 2.
Ahmed Al-Ghazali, head of the project, said that after visiting 15 schools in Sana'a, it was found that 80 percent of secondary school students have not decided what to study at university.
Good Secondary School - the head encourages excellence amongst the star kids to help recruit teachers.
Participating schools were Omar Bin Al-Khattab Educational Complex for boys, Al Wakrah Independent Secondary School for boys, Doha Independent Secondary School for boys, Ahmad bin Hanbal Independent Secondary School for boys, Jassim bin Hamad Independent School for boys, Khalifa Secondary Independent School for boys, Nasser Bin Abdullah Al-Attya Independent Secondary School for boys, Rowda Bint Mohamed Secondary Independent School for girls, Al-Sheema Independent Secondary School for girls, Um-Ayman Secondary Independent School for girls, Al-Resala Independent Secondary School for girls, Qatar Independent Secondary School for girls and Arwa Bint Abdul Muttalib Independent School for girls.
Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test results for local high schools showed a downward trend for student literacy this year.

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