an elementary school.
British. a secondary school corresponding to a U.S. high school.
(formerly) a secondary school in which Latin and Greek are among the principal subjects taught.
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How to use grammar school in a sentence
I had come to the school as a seventh-grader, having graduated from a grammar school across town.Raped by a Teacher: One Woman’s Tragic Past at the Horace Mann School | Abigail Pesta | September 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
ND: I think I was always achievement-oriented—I worked hard for good grades in grammar school and high school.Industry Trailblazer to Aspiring Women Pros: Stand Up and Be Counted | Daily Beast Promotions | November 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maybe that was true in grammar school, but not in their adult lives.
By the end of that November, I had written off my grammar-school days entirely.
Campbell was educated at the grammar school and university of his native town.
Benjamin, however, was intended for the church, and at eight years of age was put to a grammar school.The Life of Benjamin Franklin | Samuel G. Goodrich
The Shrewsbury playwright was Thomas Ashton the first master of the grammar school.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
As a boy at the grammar school of his native town, it is to be feared he loved to play truant.East Anglia | J. Ewing Ritchie
Your brother Robert entered grammar school on September 8, 1938.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for grammar school
US another term for elementary school
Australian a private school, esp one controlled by a church
NZ a secondary school forming part of the public education system
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