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OVERVIEW OF NOUN SCHOOL

1) school: an educational institution; “the school was founded in 1900″

2) school, schoolhouse: a building where young people receive education; “the school was built in 1932″; “he walked to school every morning”; “An elementary school in Agrestina (Pernambuco), Brazil.”

Image of school
Image of school

3) school, schooling: the process of being formally educated at a school; “what will you do when you finish school?”

4) school: an educational institution’s faculty and students; “the school keeps parents informed”; “the whole school turned out for the game

5) school, schooltime, school day: the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session; “stay after school”; “he didn’t miss a single day of school”; “when the school day was done we would walk home together

6) school: a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; “the Venetian school of painting”

7) school, shoal: a large group of fish; “a school of small glittering fish swam by

OVERVIEW OF VERB SCHOOL

1) school: educate in or as if in a school; “The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions”

2) educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise: train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; “Cultivate your musical taste”; “Train your tastebuds”; “She is well schooled in poetry”

3) school: swim in or form a large group of fish; “A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait”

noun school has 7 sense(s) (first 6 from tagged texts)


school (Wikipedia)
This article is about institutions for learning. For the concept of "schooling", see Education. For other uses of the word "school", see School (disambiguation) and Educational institution.
A standard school picture
School building and recreation area in England.
Students at school in an Indian village.

A school is an institution designed for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers. Most countries have systems of formal education, which is commonly compulsory.[citation needed] In these systems, students progress through a series of schools. The names for these schools vary by country (discussed in the Regional section below) but generally include primary school for young children and secondary school for teenagers who have completed primary education. An institution where higher education is taught, is commonly called a university college or university.

In addition to these core schools, students in a given country may also attend schools before and after primary and secondary education. Kindergarten or pre-school provide some schooling to very young children (typically ages 3–5). University, vocational school, college or seminary may be available after secondary school. A school may also be dedicated to one particular field, such as a school of economics or a school of dance. Alternative schools may provide nontraditional curriculum and methods.

There are also non-government schools, called private schools. Private schools may be required when the government does not supply adequate, or special education. Other private schools can also be religious, such as Christian schools, hawzas, yeshivas, and others; or schools that have a higher standard of education or seek to foster other personal achievements. Schools for adults include institutions of corporate training, Military education and training and business schools.

In homeschooling and online schools, teaching and learning take place outside of a traditional school building.

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