parochial school

noun
a primary or secondary private school supervised by a religious organization, especially a Roman Catholic day school affiliated with a parish or a holy order.
Compare church school.


Origin:
1745–55

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Example sentences
Possibly the only area in which they receive enthusiastic support is in their
  dedication to the parochial school system.
In a parochial school, the bad teachers get bounced pretty regularly, and new
  blood is introduced.
If they want religion in school, they can go to parochial school.
They try to convince students at a parochial school to join them.
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