Elementary-school meaning

Elementary school is defined as a period of formal education following pre-school but before high school. It usually encompasses grades 1-8 and students learn basic skills in areas such as reading, writing and math.

An example of elementary school is a local public educational institute where you can sign your child up for kindergarten.

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A school of the first six grades (sometimes, the first five or eight grades), where basic subjects are taught.
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(education) A school for children, typically older than toddlers and younger than adolescents. In the U.S., elementary schools cover grades 1 through 5, and the ages of the children are usually 6-11 years. At a minimum, elementary schools will teach basic reading, writing, arithmetic, and history.
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The first four to eight years of a child's formal education.
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A school for the first four to eight years of a child's formal education, often including kindergarten.
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