27. Middle Schools in the U.S.

Once a child finishes 5th or 6th grade elementary school, they graduate and go on to school or junior high school. This school is separate building or set of buildings. Most students middle school are between the ages of 10 14. The grade system continues in middle school. school usually starts with 6th or 7th grade ends with 8th grade. While they are less , some elementary schools go from kindergarten to 8th .

Most students are assigned a middle school based where they live. However, there are charter, private, specialized public middle schools that have an application . The purpose of middle school is to provide transition period between elementary school and high school. school prepares students for high school life. In school students don't stay in one classroom all with one teacher. Students change classrooms for different and have different teachers for each subject. In school some students may even be able to some of their own classes, called electives. There a set of core classes that all students to take. These include English, math, science, and studies or history classes. Gym or physical education are also required.

A common feature of middle is a homeroom, which is a classroom students at a scheduled time once a day or a week. A homeroom teacher takes attendance and announcements of things students need to know. The also helps students feel like there is one place and one common teacher they see regularly. is to help with the transition from elementary to secondary school. Once a student finishes middle , they have a graduation ceremony and go to high school assigned to them or a high they picked.
   




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