Middle Schools

Educational institutions for the second stage of a three-tier educational system, falling intermediate between an elementary school and an upper, senior, or high school. The age ranges and grades or forms included in middle schools differ according to the system, but an example would be for children ages 13 to 16, covering grades 6 through 9.

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middle schools
middle school
schools, middle
escuelas primarias intermedias Spanish
escuela primaria intermedia Spanish
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Educational institutions for the second stage of a three-tier educational system, falling intermediate between an elementary school and an upper, senior, or high school. The age ranges and grades or forms included in middle schools differ according to the system, but an example would be for children ages 13 to 16, covering grades 6 through 9.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300343451. The J. Paul Getty Trust.