- junior high school
- nouna secondary school usually including 7th and 8th grades (Freq. 1)• Syn: ↑junior high
* * *noun, pl ⋯ schools [count]US : a school usually including the seventh, eighth, and sometimes ninth grades — called also junior high — compare ↑high school, ↑middle school, ↑senior high school
* * *(in the US) a school for young people between the ages of 12 and 14Culture:A junior high school is between the levels of ↑elementary school and ↑high school. A junior high school is linked to a particular high school. If the high school has the usual four years of education, the junior high school will have two years, called seventh and eighth grades. In some systems each of the two offers three years of education, so the junior high school includes a ninth grade.
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