- The definition of high school is an academic institution providing education more advanced than elementary school or middle school but less advanced than college, typically grades 9, 10, 11 and 12.
An example of high school is the local public school where 15 year olds attend.
The entrance to a modern high school building.
- high school′er
(plural high schools)
- (education) An institution which provides all or part of secondary education.
- secondary school (used in this way in parts of Australia and Canada)
Variant of high school