an elementary school that has its pupils grouped or classified into grades.
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Also graded school .
Origin of grade school
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
Words nearby grade school
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Example sentences from the Web for grade school
Just recall that grade-school lesson about the Dutch grabbing Gotham for a string of beads.
British Dictionary definitions for grade school
US another name for elementary school
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