school district

noun

: a unit for administration of a public-school system often comprising several towns within a state

Examples of school district in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Olathe Public Schools said in an email to parents last week that regardless of the outcome of Super Bowl LVIII between the Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, the school district would have classes as scheduled this week. Joseph Hernandez, Kansas City Star, 12 Feb. 2024 The school district and county officials have notified people at highest risk of infection, a statement from the county said. City News Service, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Feb. 2024 Developers planted the seeds of the community’s first homes in the Northwest school district in the mid-2000s. Jaime Moore-Carrillo, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 Feb. 2024 An elementary school is near the home, and the local school district said counselors would be available Thursday. Justine McDaniel, Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2024 In the wake of his death, school district officials paid tribute to Johnson. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 8 Feb. 2024 An 11-day strike by teachers in a Boston suburb ended Friday night after their union and the school district tentatively agreed on a new contract. The Associated Press, arkansasonline.com, 4 Feb. 2024 What started as a way to improve pick-up and drop-off for parents evolved into a complex business involving AI, electric vehicles, and public-private partnerships with school districts. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 2 Feb. 2024 The school district provided counseling to the students involved. Amy McDaniel, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of school district was in 1809

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“School district.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/school%20district. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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