day school


: an elementary or secondary school held on weekdays
specifically : a private school without boarding facilities

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web However, just last week, a swastika was painted on the basketball court at Fulton Playground, which borders a Jewish preschool and day school on 834 28th Ave. Danielle Echeverria, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Feb. 2023 The funds went toward ACCEL's all-day school program which provides smaller classrooms and staff to support students with one-on-one instruction. The Arizona Republic, 21 Dec. 2022 The day school will be a 7,780-square-foot education center with six tech-friendly classrooms, a speech therapy center and science lab for students ages 5 to 22. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 July 2022 And Doug Mastriano, who’s running to be the governor of Pennsylvania, has slammed his Democratic opponent, Josh Shapiro, who’s Jewish, for sending his children to a Jewish day school. Brandon Tensley, CNN, 22 Oct. 2022 The 6-6 wing transferred to La Lumiere, a college prep boarding and day school in La Porte, Indiana, for his senior year. The Courier-Journal, 20 Oct. 2022 In 1990, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, launched the first modern-day school voucher program. James Freeman, WSJ, 8 Sep. 2022 So my mother put me into a religious Jewish day school. Karim Abay, Vogue, 4 Oct. 2022 The 73-year-old is a survivor of a day school — part of a system that, like residential schools, aimed to assimilate Indigenous children. Peter Smith,, 24 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1718, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of day school was in 1718

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Cite this Entry

“Day school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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