An institution in which children receive the first stage of academic learning.
A school for children, typically older than toddlers and younger than adolescents. In the U.S., elementary schools cover grades 1 through 5, and the ages of the children are usually 6-11 years. At a minimum, elementary schools will teach basic reading, writing, arithmetic, and history. Historically also used in the UK.
An elementary school or primary school.
The first formal, obligatory school. Usually begins with nursery school or first grade and ends at fifth or sixth grade.