High Schools

Educational institutions for the third level of (usually compulsory) education for children, entered after elementary school and middle or junior high school. The grades or forms included in high schools vary by location, but often include grades 9 to 12. If the school district has no middle or junior high school, high school may include grades 7 to 12.

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high schools
high school
senior high schools
schools, high
escuelas secundarias Spanish
escuela secundaria Spanish

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Educational institutions for the third level of (usually compulsory) education for children, entered after elementary school and middle or junior high school. The grades or forms included in high schools vary by location, but often include grades 9 to 12. If the school district has no middle or junior high school, high school may include grades 7 to 12.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300343452. The J. Paul Getty Trust.