Can an undergraduate publish a research paper?
As long as the quality of research is good, most journals would have no problem if the author is an undergraduate. However, there are certain journals that are dedicated exclusively to the publication of undergraduate research. It might be easier for an undergrad student to publish in such journals.
How do you publish an academic paper?
How to Get Published in an Academic JournalGive yourself enough time. Early-career researchers are busy, and while the need to publish is pressing, they have lots of other responsibilities which can make writing difficult. Ask for help. Target the right journal. Follow instructions. Accept and embrace criticism. Re-submit. Be Patient.
What counts as an academic publication?
Most scientific and scholarly journals, and many academic and scholarly books, though not all, are based on some form of peer review or editorial refereeing to qualify texts for publication. Peer review quality and selectivity standards vary greatly from journal to journal, publisher to publisher, and field to field.
How do you publish a high school research paper?
One way for a HS student to publish research is to do it online. There are many online research journals where you can submit your work for free. https://researchjournal.cf is one of them. It is a fairly new international journal for students, so your odds of research being accepted if you submit is very high.