An elementary/secondary school with one or more of grades Kâ€“6 that does not have any grade higher than grade 8. For example, schools with grades Kâ€“6, 1â€“3, or 6â€“8 are classified as elementary.
A school classified as elementary by state and local practice and composed of any span of grades not above Grade 6. Combined elementary/middle schools are considered middle schools and combined elementary and secondary schools (e.g., K-12 buildings) are classified as high schools for this report. (If your state uses a different definition, you may use that definition but note the difference in Question 3 on the reporting form.)
a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades