elementary, middle and high school

Russian translation: начальная школа, неполная средняя школа, полная средняя школа

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English term or phrase:elementary, middle and high school
Russian translation:начальная школа, неполная средняя школа, полная средняя школа
Entered by: artyan

20:25 Jan 30, 2001
English to Russian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: elementary, middle and high school
Need help translating American school divisions into Russian - elementary, middle and high school. Especially middle and high school.
Dmitry Krugovykh
See below.
Explanation:

elementary /primary/ school — начальная школа (nachal’naya shkola)

middle school — неполная средняя школа (nepolnaya srednyaya shkoa)

high school – полная средняя школа (polnaya srednyaya shkola)


Below is some explanation (the definitions are from Webster’s) showing the difference between the middle school and the high school.

middle school (= junior high school),
a school intermediate between elementary school and high school, usually encompassing grades five or six through eight. (=неполная средняя школа)

high school (= senior high school),
a school attended after elementary school or junior high school and usually consisting of grades 9 or 10 through 12. (=полная средняя школа)

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naначальная/неполная средняя /полная средняя школа
Galina Labinko Rodriguez
naмладшие, средние и старшие классы средней школы
Alla Itkis
naSee below.
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46 mins
See below.


Explanation:

elementary /primary/ school — начальная школа (nachal’naya shkola)

middle school — неполная средняя школа (nepolnaya srednyaya shkoa)

high school – полная средняя школа (polnaya srednyaya shkola)


Below is some explanation (the definitions are from Webster’s) showing the difference between the middle school and the high school.

middle school (= junior high school),
a school intermediate between elementary school and high school, usually encompassing grades five or six through eight. (=неполная средняя школа)

high school (= senior high school),
a school attended after elementary school or junior high school and usually consisting of grades 9 or 10 through 12. (=полная средняя школа)

Regards.



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artyan
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51 mins
младшие, средние и старшие классы средней школы


Explanation:
The educational system in Russia is quite different from that in the USA, so it is not always easy to find the appropriate terms to describe specific phenomena.
However, the above translation is, in my opinion, the closest equivalent of the English words in question.

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начальная/неполная средняя /полная средняя школа


Explanation:
Source: Webster's New World Dictionary of American English
Elementary school - начальная школа (nachal’naya shkola)
Middle school - неполная средняя школа (nepolnaya srednyaya shkoa): a school between elementary scholl and high school; usually having three or four grades, variously including grades 5 through 8.
High school - полная средняя школа (polnaya srednyaya shkola): usually grades 9 or 10, 11 and 12, offering the last years of secondary education.


Source: Collins Eng-Russian Dictionary

Elementary (in US) or primary (in Brit) school — начальная школа (nachal’naya shkola)

Middle school — неполная средняя школа (nepolnaya srednyaya shkoa)

High (in US) or secondary (in Brit) school – полная средняя школа (polnaya srednyaya shkola) : usually for 15-18 year old in US and for 11-18 year old in Britain.




    Webster's New World Dictionary of American English
    Collins Eng-Russian Dictionary
Galina Labinko Rodriguez
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