Definition of “high school” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “high school” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“high school” in American English

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high schoolnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈhɑɪ ˌskul/

a school for children who are about 15 to 18 years old that is usually divided into grades nine through twelve or ten through twelve:

[ U ] Cory will be starting high school in September.

(Definition of “high school” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)