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private school

a school founded, conducted, and maintained by a private group rather than by the government, usually charging tuition and often following a particular philosophy, viewpoint, etc.
Origin of private school
1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • More is learned in a public than in a private school, from emulation.
  • All of this doesn't count if the teacher is in a private school.
  • The other is that they are home-schooled or go to a special private school that addresses their needs.
  • After three months she pulled the younger one out and enrolled her in a private school.
  • G&T allows you to send your kids to private school while claiming they are still in public school.
  • At the typical private school or prosperous suburban public high school one counselor may serve forty to sixty students.
  • They are still going to have the same private school and mortgage payments to make.
  • He was proud that he could send her to a private school, where school fees were a couple of dollars per month.
  • My parents ended up closing it and reopening it as a private school.
  • private school college counselors write letters for their students and often call admission deans to advocate on their behalf.
British Dictionary definitions for private school

private school

a school under the financial and managerial control of a private body or charitable trust, accepting mostly fee-paying pupils
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