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High school (North America)

Index High school (North America)

High school is a term primarily used in the United States to describe the level of education students receive from approximately 14 to 18 years old, although there is some variation. [1]

60 relations: ACT (nonprofit organization), ACT (test), Adolescence, Adolescent sexuality, Advanced Placement, Agrarianism, American Vandal, Arkansas, Block scheduling, Boston, Boston Latin School, California Child Actor's Bill, Calvinism, Carnegie Unit and Student Hour, Child pornography, College Board, Continental Congress, Cooley High, Dead Poets Society, Dedham Public Schools, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Easy A, Economic inequality, Education in the United States, Election (1999 film), Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Frederick North, Lord North, Friday Night Lights (film), Grading in education, High School Musical, Hollywood, International Baccalaureate, International Standard Classification of Education, Juno (film), List of education ministries, Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Middle school, Monitorial System, Napoleon Dynamite, Ninth grade, Orval Faubus, Pregnancy, Royal High School, Edinburgh, SAT, School district, Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, Scotland, ..., Secondary school, Sexually transmitted infection, Soap opera, State school, The Breakfast Club, The New England Primer, Thomas Jefferson, Twelfth grade, United States, United States Constitution. Expand index (10 more) »

ACT (nonprofit organization)

ACT, Inc. is an American 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (NTEE classification B90, Educational Services, per the IRS), primarily known for the ACT, a standardized test designed to assess high school students' academic achievement and college readiness.

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ACT (test)

The ACT (originally an abbreviation of American College Testing) Name changed in 1996.

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Adolescence

AdolescenceMacmillan Dictionary for Students Macmillan, Pan Ltd.

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Adolescent sexuality

Adolescent sexuality is a stage of human development in which adolescents experience and explore sexual feelings.

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Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students.

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Agrarianism

Agrarianism is a social philosophy or political philosophy which values rural society as superior to urban society, the independent farmer as superior to the paid worker, and sees farming as a way of life that can shape the ideal social values.

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American Vandal

American Vandal is an American television mockumentary series that premiered on Netflix on September 15, 2017.

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Arkansas

Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.

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Block scheduling

Block scheduling is a type of academic scheduling used in schools in the American K-12 system, in which each pupil has fewer classes per day.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Boston Latin School

The Boston Latin School is a public exam school in Boston, Massachusetts.

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California Child Actor's Bill

The California Child Actor's Bill (also known as Coogan Act or Coogan Bill) is a law applicable to child performers, designed to safeguard a portion of their earnings for when they enter adulthood.

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Calvinism

Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians.

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Carnegie Unit and Student Hour

The Carnegie Unit and the Student Hour are strictly time-based references for measuring educational attainment used by American universities and colleges; the Carnegie Unit assesses secondary school attainment, and the Student Hour, derived from the Carnegie Unit, assesses collegiate attainment.

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Child pornography

Child pornography is pornography that exploits children for sexual stimulation.

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College Board

College Board is an American non-profit organization that was formed in December 1899 as the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) to expand access to higher education.

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Continental Congress

The Continental Congress, also known as the Philadelphia Congress, was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies.

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Cooley High

Cooley High is a 1975 American coming-of-age/comedic drama film that follows the narrative of high school seniors and best-friends, Leroy “Preach” Jackson (Glynn Turman) and Richard “Cochise” Morris (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs).

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Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film directed by Peter Weir, written by Tom Schulman, and starring Robin Williams.

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Dedham Public Schools

The Dedham Public School System (Dedham Public Schools) is a PK–12 graded school district in Dedham, Massachusetts.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.

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Easy A

Easy A (stylized as easy A) is a 2010 American teen comedy film directed by Will Gluck, written by Bert V. Royal and starring Emma Stone, Stanley Tucci, Patricia Clarkson, Thomas Haden Church, Dan Byrd, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley, Cam Gigandet, Lisa Kudrow, and Aly Michalka.

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Economic inequality

Economic inequality is the difference found in various measures of economic well-being among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries.

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Education in the United States

Education in the United States is provided by public, private and home schools.

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Election (1999 film)

Election is a 1999 American black comedy-drama film directed and written by Alexander Payne and adapted by him and Jim Taylor from Tom Perrotta's 1998 novel of the same title.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age comedy film directed by Amy Heckerling and written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American coming-of-age comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by John Hughes, and co-produced by Tom Jacobson.

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Frederick North, Lord North

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford, (13 April 17325 August 1792), better known by his courtesy title Lord North, which he used from 1752 to 1790 was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1770 to 1782.

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Friday Night Lights (film)

Friday Night Lights is a 2004 American sports drama film, directed by Peter Berg.

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Grading in education

Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.

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High School Musical

High School Musical is a 2006 American musical television film and the first installment in the ''High School Musical'' trilogy directed by Kenny Ortega.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate (IB), formerly known as the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1968.

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International Standard Classification of Education

The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) is a statistical framework for organizing information on education maintained by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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Juno (film)

Juno is a 2007 American coming of age comedy-drama independent film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody.

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List of education ministries

An education ministry is a national or subnational government agency politically responsible for education.

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Little Rock Central High School

Little Rock Central High School (LRCHS) is an accredited comprehensive public high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States.

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Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Middle school

A middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) is an educational stage which exists in some countries, providing education between primary school and secondary school.

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Monitorial System

The Monitorial System, Madras System, or Lancasterian System was an education method that became popular on a global scale during the early 19th century.

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Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American comedy film produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel and Jory Weitz, written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared Hess.

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Ninth grade

Ninth grade, freshman year, or grade 9 is the ninth post-kindergarten year of school education in some school systems.

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Orval Faubus

Orval Eugene Faubus (January 7, 1910 – December 14, 1994) was an American politician who served as 36th Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967.

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman.

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Royal High School, Edinburgh

The Royal High School (RHS) of Edinburgh is a co-educational school administered by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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SAT

The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States.

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School district

A school district is a special-purpose district that operates local public primary and secondary schools in various nations.

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Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), previously Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (SMET), is a term used to group together these academic disciplines.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Secondary school

A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.

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Sexually transmitted infection

Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sexual activity, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.

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Soap opera

A soap opera or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.

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State school

State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.

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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Hughes.

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The New England Primer

The New England Primer was the first reading primer designed for the American Colonies.

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (April 13, [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809.

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Twelfth grade

Twelfth grade, senior year, or grade 12 is the final year of secondary school in North America.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_school_(North_America)

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