- a high school or a school of corresponding grade, ranking between a primary school and a college or university.
Origin of secondary school
First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for secondary school
As the need arises, our secondary-school girls will respond in like manner.Our Schools in War Time—and After
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- a school for young people, usually between the ages of 11 and 18