Secondary school

Camberwell High School, a public secondary school in Australia
High school in Bratislava, Slovakia (Gamča)
The first taxpayer-funded public school in the United States was in Dedham, Massachusetts.
The red-brick building of the Kallavesi High School in Kuopio, Finland.
Hugo Treffner Gymnasium in Tartu, Estonia
Rangpur Cadet College is one of the Cadet colleges in Bangladesh, which is quite well known for its quality Secondary and Intermediate education, along with a well-disciplined boarding system.

Institution that provides secondary education and also usually includes the building where this takes place.

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Public school (United Kingdom)

Fee-charging endowed school originally for older boys that was "public" in the sense of being open to pupils irrespective of locality, denomination or paternal trade or profession.

The playing fields of Rugby School, where in 1845 the rules of rugby football were codified
A bird's eye view of Eton College by David Loggan, published in his Cantabrigia Illustrata of 1690
2009 photograph of UK Leader of the Opposition and future Prime Minister David Cameron (left), Lib Dem spokesman and future Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne (centre left) and Lib Dem leader and future Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (centre right), all of whom had attended English public schools.

The independent schools' representative body, the Independent Schools Information Service (ISIS) defined public schools as long-established, student-selective, fee-charging independent secondary schools that cater primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18, and whose head teacher is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC).

Middle school

Students of Nan Hua High School, a secondary school in Singapore, in the school hall
Indianola Junior High School in Columbus, Ohio, the first middle school in the U.S.

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

Primary school

School for primary education of children who are four to twelve years of age.

A primary school class in Japan
Elementary school in Višňové (Slovakia)
Classroom with chairs on desks in the Netherlands
The Catechism Lesson by Jules-Alexis Meunier
Classroom from 1910 in a late 19 century elementary school, Het Hoogeland Openluchtmuseum.
A current classroom for 6–7-year olds in Switzerland
The first taxpayer-funded public school in the United States was in Dedham
An old primary school in the rural village of Lepsämä, Finland
A classroom library in the US

In South Africa, primary school starts from Grade R (age 5-6) till Grade 7 (age 12-13). It typically comes after preschool and before secondary school.

High school in the United States

Hibbing High School in Hibbing, Minnesota
The first taxpayer-funded public school in the United States was in Dedham, Massachusetts.

High school is the education students receive in the final stage of secondary education in the United States.

State school

State schools (in England, Wales, Australia and New Zealand) or public schools (Scottish English and North American English) are generally primary or secondary schools that educate all children without charge.

Public education expenditure as a share of GDP and of total public expenditure, countries below both benchmarks, 2017 or most recent year
Chio Min Secondary School (government-sponsored schools) in Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia.
La Sorbonne
One of the schools in France
A school in Germany
School named after Goethe
More modern school in Germany
Cheadle Hulme High School is an 11–18 mixed coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
Sutton Grammar School is a selective grammar school for boys aged 11–18 with a coeducational sixth form.
Pediment above entrance showing name of Mearns Street Public School, built for Greenock Burgh School Board.
Old Scona High School in Edmonton, Alberta.
Secondary School in the pampas city of Bragado. Argentina's secondary schools belong to a provincial system.
Stone plaque marking the site of the first public school in America in Dedham, Massachusetts
The Seward School, Seattle, Washington.

All schools up to high school are publicly funded in Romania and regulated by the Ministry of National Education.


Country in the western part of South America.

Lautaro, toqui and hero of the Arauco war
Pedro de Valdivia, conqueror of Chile
Bernardo O'Higgins, Libertador and the Supreme Director of Chile
The Battle of Iquique on 21 May 1879. The victory of Chile in the War of the Pacific allowed its expansion into new territories.
Chile's Almirante Latorre dreadnought in 1921
Salvador Allende
Fighter jets bombing the Presidential Palace of La Moneda during the Chilean coup of 1973
Augusto Pinochet
Five presidents of Chile since Transition to democracy (1990–2022), celebrating the Bicentennial of Chile
The Palacio de La Moneda in downtown Santiago
The Palace of Justice in Santiago
Chile's territorial gains after the War of the Pacific in 1879–83
Karel Doorman-class frigate
F-16 Fighting Falcon
Chile map of Köppen climate classification.
Araucaria araucana trees in Conguillío National Park.
Andean condor (Vultur gryphus), the national bird of Chile.
Topographic map of Chile. To view maps based on SRTM topographic relief of the country, see here.
Osorno Volcano and the Petrohué River
Nef Glacier and the Plomo Lake
General Carrera lake, the largest in the country.
Population of Chile from 1820, projected up to 2050
Mapuche women of Tirúa
Chileans with flags of Chile
Chilean students in Santiago de Chile
German immigrants in southern Chile
Neoclassical Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC).
FONASA is the funding branch of the Ministry of Health.
A proportional representation of Chile exports, 2019
Chilean (blue) and average Latin American (orange) GDP per capita (1980–2017)
The financial district in Santiago de Chile
Santiago Stock Exchange
Chuquicamata, the largest open pit copper mine in the world
Vineyard in the Casablanca Valley
Elqui Valley, wine and pisco region
Puerto Varas
The Santiago Metro is South America's most extensive metro system
Torre Entel in Santiago de Chile, with the Andes mountains in the background
La Zamacueca, by Manuel Antonio Caro.
Chilean asado (barbecue) and marraqueta
Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
The Chilean national polo team with President Michelle Bachelet and the trophy of the 2015 World Polo Championship.

Students then attend secondary school until graduation at age 17.

Buffalo, New York

Second-largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Erie County.

Approximate extent of Wenro territory c. 1630
Buffalo in 1813
Pan-American Exposition, 1901
Iron ore unloaded at Buffalo, c. 1900
Satellite image of the Niagara Peninsula and Niagara Frontier; Buffalo is at the lower right.
Buffalo in winter, 2019
Racial distribution in Buffalo in 2010: Each dot represents 25 residents.
Temple Beth Zion
Kleinhans Music Hall
Buffalo wings with celery and blue cheese
The Albright–Knox Art Gallery, seen from Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park
Tifft Nature Preserve
Looking down Canalside’s Central Wharf
Common Council Chamber, Buffalo City Hall
The Buffalo News headquarters
City Honors School
The quad at Buffalo State College
Reading Park at Buffalo's Central Library
Buffalo Metro Rail train at the Amherst Street station
Reddy Bikeshare at 250 Delaware Avenue

The district administers about sixty public schools, including thirty-six primary schools, five middle high schools, fourteen high schools and three alternative schools, with a total of about 3,500 teachers.

Achill Island

Largest of the Irish isles, and is situated off the west coast of Ireland.

Our Escort into Glenaragh, from the sketch book and diary of Elizabeth Thompson.
View of the "Colony", prior to 1900.
Memorial for the victims of the Clew Bay Drowning on 15 June 1894 at Kildavenet Graveyard
View of the deserted village from beside the ruins of one of the houses
Inside the ruins of one of the houses at the deserted village
Keem Bay
Croaghaun, the third highest sea cliff in Europe
Slievemore mountain dominates the centre of the island
Caisleán Ghráinne, also known as Kildownet Castle
The "Deserted Village" at the foot of Slievemore was a booley village; see Transhumance
The location of the village is relatively sheltered

The parish's main Gaelic football pitch and secondary school are on the mainland at Poll Raithní.

Professional certification

Designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task.

The Zirkel of a German Student Corps. This symbol captures the letters "v, c, f, A", as post-nominal for that fraternity.

Most provision worldwide is through the state school system of each individual country, and as such, the instructors tend to be trained primary- or secondary school teachers who are native speakers of the language of their pupils, and not of English.

Community college

Type of educational institution.

Long Beach City College
Los Angeles City College campus, c. in 1922
A community college in Pasir Gudang, Johor.
Joliet Junior College main campus, in Joliet, Illinois, established in 1901 as the first community college in the US
Fullerton College, the oldest community college (originally "junior college") in continuous operation in California, established in 1913
Monroe Community College main campus, in Rochester, New York
Collin College Plano, Texas campus

The term can have different meanings in different countries: many community colleges have an "open enrollment" for students who have graduated from high school (also known as senior secondary school or upper secondary school).