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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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Julia Richman opened as a comprehensive girls' high school in the 1920s, a five-story, red-brick structure that stretches from 67th to 68th streets on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
Students who graduate from high school with low achievement can have college plans but, at a minimum, they need to know about the high risk of college dropout as well as being informed of other potentially more desirable options.
Fifty years ago, 60 percent of the jobs in this country were unskilled, meaning that dropouts or those with high school diplomas could perform them.
Of course, GED recipients include many older youth and adults who are unlikely to return to high school, even without the GED program.
What is the degree of medical coverage for a typical high school athlete?