Definition of "school-age" [school-age]

  • (adjective) An age of a person when attending lower-level schools is customary. The period in a person's life when one is legally required to attend school.

Use "school-age" in a sentence

  • "Material published on a psychology website confirms that by school-age, children often face prejudices based on their appearances."
  • "In a school-age child, a poor body image may result in social withdrawal and poor self-esteem."
  • "The Administration for Children's Services said that nearly a third of children affected by these closures became school-age and that "many children are going to vacancies in other sites run by the same sponsor or to other centers in the community," according to a spokesman for the agency."

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