Glossary of Terms - Letter H


Glossary of Terms - Letter H

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Headmaster - Term usually used in British schools, the Headmaster is the high school principal or chief administrator.

High school - The last three or four years of the twelve-year school education program in the United States; secondary school, usually including grades 9 through 12.

Homestay - Staying with an American family.

House - It describes a physical group of students in a residential or boarding facility that provides the structure and social framework in which adolescents interact, compete and enjoy social activities.

Houseparent - A staff member is responsible for the supervision and care of boarders in a boarding house. He or she is assisted by members of staff with specific duties, such as a tutor or a matron.