Definition of schoolhouse
: a building used as a school and especially as an elementary school
Recent Examples of schoolhouse from the Web
Opening the schoolhouse to the public during the summer is a tradition for the historical society.
Only then can teachers see what their students lose in a classroom that reflects and reinforces the power structure that exists outside schoolhouse walls, and especially in popular culture.
Brimming with history, the park commemorates the early days of San Diego and includes many historic buildings such as a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, San Diego’s first newspaper office and a stable with a carriage collection.
A short walk from the statue, the American Language Center occupies a third-floor office in a redbrick schoolhouse.
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First Known Use of schoolhouse
SCHOOLHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schoolhouse for English Language Learners
: a building that is used as a school
SCHOOLHOUSE Defined for Kids
Definition of schoolhouse for Students
: a building used as a place for teaching and learning
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