It therefore seems desirable that some help should be given to post-primary schools.
The desirability of co-education at the post-primary school level, however, was frequently disputed.
The post-primary departments of district high schools are eligible for all services, including exchanges.
Acts of indecency had occurred long before they went to the post-primary school.
(iii) The Department should consider what type of officer is best suited to help with problem pupils in post-primary schools.
These figures do not include those for post-primary schools, which make use of the information and request service only.
In planning one post-primary school the rate of 0.7 children to a family was adopted.
As a further assistance to both primary and post-primary schools, three additional school psychologists have been appointed.
early 15c., "of the first order," from Latin primarius "of the first rank, chief, principal, excellent," from primus "first" (see prime (adj.)). Meaning "first in order" is from 1802. Primary color is first recorded 1610s (at first the seven of the spectrum, later the three from which others can be made); primary school is 1802, from French école primaire.
The Paris journals ... are full of a plan, brought forward by Fourcroy, for the establishment of primary schools, which is not interesting to an English reader. [London "Times," April 27, 1802]Related: Primarily.
1861, American English, short for primary election (1792, with reference to France; in a U.S. context from 1835); earlier primary caucus (1821).
primary pri·mar·y (prī'měr'ē, -mə-rē)
Being first or highest in importance; principal.
Occurring first in time or sequence; earliest.
Preliminary to a later stage of development; primordial; embryonic.
Of, relating to, or being a sequence of amino acids in a protein.