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school age

noun as in the time when one attends compulsory school

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The only reason why a Covid-19 vaccine mandate would need to apply to adults is that the virus recently emerged, so most Americans were well past school age when they needed a vaccine.

From Vox

Early on in the pandemic, 93 percent of parents reported that their children were engaging in some form of distance learning, while the New York Times reported that 72 percent of high school age students struggled with their mental health this year.

From Vox

Though written for adults, this is a book that can also be enjoyed by young people of high school age, maybe younger, as long as they don’t mind gunplay and dastardly villains.

The Malala Fund projects that an additional 20 million girls of secondary school age may never return to the classroom.

From Time

There’s an “exceptionally small risk” of primary or secondary school age children dying from coronavirus if it’s contracted, they said.

From Fortune

“The jailer had a high-school-age daughter and was uncertain how to help her get in college,” writes Ferris.

Kids ranging from 17 down to elementary-school age mill about, waiting to be called by the court.

School-age children with rumbling tummies move their styrofoam trays in an orderly lunch line.

Of those there are perhaps 50,000 children—roughly 25,000 are school age; the rest are younger.

Before Mean Girls, high-school-age girls probably spent hours preparing elaborate Halloween costumes.

There seemed to be no disagreement on the question of educating boys and girls of primary-school age together.

It accordingly searches out illiterate children of school age, or persons smitten with infectious disease.

That was William Frantz so he was of school age at the time we are talking about.

A system of compulsory education is enforced in Japan, and 98 per cent, of the children of school age attend.

From the beginning of school age to about fourteen years of age the improvement of most aspects of memory is rapid.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to school age, such as: early years, juvenescence, juvenility, younger days, and youth.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.