trade school


Definition of trade school

: a secondary school teaching the skilled trades

Examples of trade school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web About 2% of graduates will attend a trade school, 3% will enlist in the military, and 9% will join the workforce. Baltimore Sun, 2 June 2022 She was selected from a pool of children and grandchildren of post/auxiliary members that were all bound this year for college or trade school., 21 Sep. 2020 The scholarship can be put toward any 4-year, 2-year or trade school degree of the student's choosing. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2022 Student borrowing for college, trade school and graduate work has skyrocketed in the last two decades, in large part due to soaring tuitions. Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2022 The following Ohioans will receive the $10,000 scholarships, awarded in Ohio 529 College Advantage plans that can be used at the Ohio college, university, technical and trade school or career program of the winner’s choice. Laura Hancock, cleveland, 30 Nov. 2021 Kim said in the email that 94% of graduating BGHS students were accepted to a college or university, or to a trade school. Chicago Tribune, 24 May 2022 This gap was a bit wider on the second quiz question (58% versus 38%), with college attendees/graduates and trade school graduates both in the middle at 50%. David Paleologos, USA TODAY, 22 June 2022 Another trend that should help is younger people are gravitating toward more education options, like on-the-job training, trade school or apprenticeships. Sean Mcdonnell, cleveland, 18 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of trade school

1829, in the meaning defined above

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2 Aug 2022

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“Trade school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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