day school


Definition of day school

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

Examples of day school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Krug attended the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, a Jewish day school located in the suburb of Overland Park, followed by the Barstow School, a prep school in the city proper. Lauren Michele Jackson, The New Yorker, "The Layered Deceptions of Jessica Krug, the Black-Studies Professor Who Hid That She Is White," 12 Sep. 2020 That represents less than half the average day school cost of $22,910, according to a 2020 report by Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools. Josefin Dolsten,, "Virtual Jewish day school founded amid pandemic suspends operations due to low enrollment," 9 Sep. 2020 The Northbrook Jewish day school is operating mostly in person with a virtual option to livestream classes via Zoom. Karen Ann Cullotta,, "Some north suburban private schools with in-person classes see enrollment bump as parents ‘figure out the best option for their children'," 25 Aug. 2020 Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump will be sending their three children — the grandchildren of President Donald Trump — back to in-person classes at their Jewish day school this fall. Marcy Oster,, "Jared Kushner says he and Ivanka Trump ‘absolutely’ will send their kids back to school," 19 Aug. 2020 Mercersburg Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Staff Report,, "Student academics and performances honored," 18 Aug. 2020 Cuomo said that the daily infection rate must remain below 3% using a 14-day average in order for schools to stay open, with all regional schools closing if the infection level rises to 9% or greater before the day school opens. Emma Specter, Vogue, "Cuomo Has Given the Okay for New York Schools to Reopen This Fall," 7 Aug. 2020 Twenty years later it would be sold again and transformed into a college preparatory day school. Mola Lenghi, CBS News, "For Sale: "Gargantuan" NYC mansion, home to Epstein horrors," 5 Aug. 2020 One significant difference between Yesod and a traditional day school is the tuition. Josefin Dolsten,, "Rabbi, a father, creates online Jewish day school," 4 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of day school

1718, in the meaning defined above

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16 Sep 2020

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“Day school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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