the age set by law for children to start school attendance.
the period of school attendance required by law.
- school-age, adjective
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How to use school age in a sentence
The only reason why a Covid-19 vaccine mandate would need to apply to adults is that the virus recently emerged, so most Americans were well past school age when they needed a vaccine.
Early on in the pandemic, 93 percent of parents reported that their children were engaging in some form of distance learning, while the New York Times reported that 72 percent of high school age students struggled with their mental health this year.
Though written for adults, this is a book that can also be enjoyed by young people of high school age, maybe younger, as long as they don’t mind gunplay and dastardly villains.The best audiobooks for your summer drive, sorted by length — and who’s in the car | Katherine A. Powers | May 27, 2021 | Washington Post
The Malala Fund projects that an additional 20 million girls of secondary school age may never return to the classroom.Melinda Gates: Why Women's Voices Must Be at the Center of Rebuilding After COVID-19 | Melinda Gates | January 15, 2021 | Time
There’s an “exceptionally small risk” of primary or secondary school age children dying from coronavirus if it’s contracted, they said.Boris Johnson is urging parents to send their children back to school this fall | kdunn6 | August 24, 2020 | Fortune
“The jailer had a high-school-age daughter and was uncertain how to help her get in college,” writes Ferris.
Kids ranging from 17 down to elementary-school age mill about, waiting to be called by the court.
School-age children with rumbling tummies move their styrofoam trays in an orderly lunch line.The Schools That Starve Students to Punish Deadbeat Parents | Brandy Zadrozny | January 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Of those there are perhaps 50,000 children—roughly 25,000 are school age; the rest are younger.
Before Mean Girls, high-school-age girls probably spent hours preparing elaborate Halloween costumes.From ‘Mean Girls’ to ‘Clueless’: Pop Culture’s Best Back-to-School-Lessons | Amy Zimmerman | October 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
There seemed to be no disagreement on the question of educating boys and girls of primary-school age together.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents | Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
It accordingly searches out illiterate children of school age, or persons smitten with infectious disease.English Poor Law Policy | Sidney Webb
That was William Frantz so he was of school age at the time we are talking about.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
A system of compulsory education is enforced in Japan, and 98 per cent, of the children of school age attend.Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
From the beginning of school age to about fourteen years of age the improvement of most aspects of memory is rapid.The Science of Human Nature | William Henry Pyle