Definition of schoolhouse
: a building used as a school and especially as an elementary school
Recent Examples of schoolhouse from the Web
Marie, raised on a dairy farm, educated in a one-room country schoolhouse, degreed in engineering at Michigan Tech in Houghton, and employed in Upper Peninsula iron mines for nearly four decades.
Besides her duties at the nearby one-room schoolhouse, Lisa Phipps has published two children’s books.
Today, Hosanna is a living schoolhouse museum, attracting visitors from all over the country.
Like many other states, North Carolina doesn’t allow taxpayer money to be used to provide the start-ups with a schoolhouse, limiting charter expansion.
The museum maintains Heritage Village, a collection of historic buildings including the Wells Corner schoolhouse, the Symerton Depot and the Mokena jail.
Some of these styles share certain elements, as the inviting porch in Marilynn Nelson’s converted schoolhouse shows.
The jumble of driftwood tables, schoolhouse chairs, and chaises before us is Biquet Plage, a café that looks like an artsy yard sale spilling out of a shipping container onto the wide beach.
The 1930 schoolhouse features a former classroom with 10-foot-high windows, blackboards, shelves of books and eight beds, which can be rented as dormitory or private accommodations.
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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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