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primary school School providing elementary education for children. In the UK, primary school education starts at five, and children progress to secondary schools at 11 or 12. In the USA, primary education starts at first grade and continues through to the third or fourth year of elementary school.

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el·e·men·ta·ry school • n. a school for the first four to six grades, and usually including kindergarten.

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elementary school: see school.