preparatory school

noun

Definition of preparatory school

1 : a usually private school preparing students primarily for college
2 British : a private elementary school preparing students primarily for British public schools

Examples of preparatory school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Langlandses established a boys’ preparatory school, which Elspeth attended as the only girl. New York Times, 19 May 2022 The school is the first college and career preparatory school specializing in STEM for students on the autism spectrum, according to marketing firm DRA Collective. AZCentral.com, 30 Jan. 2022 The school is the first college and career preparatory school specializing in STEM for students on the autism spectrum, according to marketing firm DRA Collective. AZCentral.com, 30 Jan. 2022 The school is the first college and career preparatory school specializing in STEM for students on the autism spectrum, according to marketing firm DRA Collective. AZCentral.com, 30 Jan. 2022 The school is the first college and career preparatory school specializing in STEM for students on the autism spectrum, according to marketing firm DRA Collective. AZCentral.com, 30 Jan. 2022 The school is the first college and career preparatory school specializing in STEM for students on the autism spectrum, according to marketing firm DRA Collective. AZCentral.com, 30 Jan. 2022 The school is the first college and career preparatory school specializing in STEM for students on the autism spectrum, according to marketing firm DRA Collective. AZCentral.com, 30 Jan. 2022 La Salle Academy appoints new leader After more than 20 years at La Salle Academy, a co-educational, Catholic college preparatory school in Providence, principal Donald Kavanagh will be stepping down. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of preparatory school

1822, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 Jun 2022

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“Preparatory school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preparatory%20school. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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