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Recent Examples on the Web Before his senior season, Olewiler considered transferring to a prep school but decided to remain at Central. Matt Allibone, USA TODAY, 22 July 2022 Gossip Girl is one of the classic New York City shows, set an exclusive prep school on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 12 July 2022 After their season-ending loss to Glenville, both coach Matt Futch and Peterson spoke candidly about the possibility that his freshman year could be his only one at CVCA before transferring to a prep school. Matt Goul, cleveland, 26 June 2022 After playing just one season of varsity high school basketball, Obi played a post-graduate season at a prep school before signing with Dayton in 2017. Jon Hale, The Courier-Journal, 13 July 2022 Innocent bystanders Kris Minners, a resident adviser at Girard College prep school in Philadelphia, and Alexis Quinn, were killed in the shooting. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 8 June 2022 His play there earned Preston a shot at a prep school in Tennessee, where a former manager for the Ohio basketball program passed along a tip about a point guard with poofy red hair. Los Angeles Times, 26 Mar. 2022 After spending a year at a prep school in New Hampshire, Cooley played four years at Stonehill College, a Division II program in Easton, Mass., about 30 miles from Providence. Tim Casey, Forbes, 25 Mar. 2022 After finishing up at Klein Forest, Williams spent a year at prep school in Oklahoma before going to University of Evansville for two years. Matt Young, Chron, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of prep school

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Prep school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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