training school


Definition of training school 

1 : a school preparing students for a particular occupation

2 : a correctional institution for the custody and reeducation of juvenile delinquents

Examples of training school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Joining Burgess and Chancellor of Higher Education John Carey in backing the bill have been several leaders of career training schools in the state. Patrick O'donnell,, "Transparency, voter voice concerns spark opposition to state education merger, limits to board," 12 Mar. 2018 At TDDS Technical Institute, an independent truck driving training school in Lake Milton, Ohio, opinion is mixed on whether lowering the age is a wise move. Heather Long,, "Amid trucker shortage, Trump team pilots program to drop driving age requirement to 18," 29 June 2018 On Thursday, Malloy lauded the closure of the training school, which opened in 2001 under Gov. John G. Rowland. Josh Kovner,, "Connecticut Juvenile Training School Closes," 12 Apr. 2018 Many of those who finished graduate school or officer-training school in the late ’80s or early ’90s bear the scars of having studied a subject that became seemingly irrelevant overnight. Keith Gessen, New York Times, "The Quiet Americans Behind the U.S.-Russia Imbroglio," 8 May 2018 The higher education secretary’s vision for the for-profit fund resembles the state’s guarantee fund for private career training schools. Danielle Douglas-gabriel, Washington Post, "Maryland lawmakers and state higher ed commission at odds over for-profit college fund," 3 Mar. 2018 Proceeds from the recent luncheon benefit Na'amat's 250 daycare centers located all over Israel, as well as 17 vocational training schools that educates more than 3,500 students in 20 vocational and technological high schools. Sergio Carmona, Jewish Journal, "Na'amat's celebration of Israel at 70 includes honorees, entertainment," 4 May 2018 Watkins said she's been running a CPR training school in Flossmoor, Ill., since 2011. Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune, "Merrillville approves plan for Broadway auto repair shop," 26 Apr. 2018 After that, Leos learned the art of Paperwork Fu at an Air Force training school for office management. Roy Bragg, San Antonio Express-News, "Better running through paperwork," 15 Apr. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'training school.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of training school

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about training school

Share training school

Statistics for training school

Last Updated

22 Aug 2018

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for training school

The first known use of training school was in 1829

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on training school

See words that rhyme with training school Encyclopedia article about training school

Comments on training school

What made you want to look up training school? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!