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elementary school

noun

  1. the lowest school giving formal instruction, teaching the rudiments of learning, and extending usually from six to eight years.


elementary school

noun

  1. a former name for primary school
  2. Also called (in the US)grade schoolgrammar school a state school in which instruction is given for the first six to eight years of a child's education


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Word History and Origins

Origin of elementary school1

First recorded in 1835–45
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Example Sentences

Some may have friends who don’t have kids, so they’re kind of in a different orbit and want friends in this orbit so it isn’t a lonely decade of pretending to be fascinated by elementary school basketball.

Wilson first met Ballard in elementary school and the two became friends after performing in a school talent show.

We’ve even got kids in elementary school who, with their parents, make daily precipitation observations and go online and enter them as part of a national database.

Minna-Choe said she’d never heard of climate change until she moved to San Diego at the end of elementary school.

Salmon and Hogan urged in-person instruction for students with special needs and at least hybrid instruction with some in-person schooling for elementary school students.

Although Huckabee's condescending tone - like that of an elementary school history teacher - makes it difficult to take seriously.

And then I did teachers all throughout elementary school and junior high for my friends.

Supporters pointed to math and literacy gains, while critics noted that those improvements disappeared in elementary school.

A small-town Ohio elementary school teacher just racked up 25 charges on an otherwise clean record for allegedly raping her son.

Determined, she dropped out and taught herself everything from the elementary school level through high school.

A child enters the elementary school at the age of about six years.

A longer period of elementary school life during which no child shall be employed for other than educational purposes.

Elementary school children have a large measure of initiative; all they need is a real chance to exercise it.

The method by which elementary school children pass to the secondary school is by means of competitive scholarships.

They were expected however to help the children at their lessons for the elementary school before the family retired.

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