consolidated school

noun

: a public school formed by merging other schools

Examples of consolidated school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The transition to consolidated schools can be disruptive for students, parents, and staff. Debbie Hixon, Sun Sentinel, 11 July 2024 District officials suggested that using the bond money to build new consolidated schools might make more sense than investing in renovations to schools the district may end up closing in the coming years. Silas Allen, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 10 June 2024 If the school board approves the plan, the district would use money from the 2021 bond issue that was designated for school improvements to construct new buildings to house the consolidated schools. Silas Allen, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 13 May 2024 Under the consolidation proposal, the money that was designated to pay for those upgrades would instead go toward the construction of new consolidated schools. Silas Allen, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 19 Apr. 2024 That would hurt the economies of the areas around the consolidated schools, including both job loss and tax revenue decline, the study predicted. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 15 Jan. 2024 Coaches: Parke Heritage coach Rich Schelsky is 93-42 in his fifth season at the consolidated school of Rockville and Turkey Run. Kyle Neddenriep, The Indianapolis Star, 17 Mar. 2023 To complicate matters, the Dollarway School District, which sopped up all of the consolidated school districts from across the river over the years, itself failed and was combined with the Pine Bluff School District. Arkansas Online, 29 Jan. 2023 LaCrosse closed as a school at the end of the 2021-22 school year, but the consolidated school, Tri-Township, still plays its home games in the gym, which was built in 1950 and has a unique old-school atmosphere. The Indianapolis Star, 27 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of consolidated school was in 1869

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“Consolidated school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consolidated%20school. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

consolidated school

noun
: a public school that is formed by joining other schools together
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