Synonyms of 'Schools, colleges, and universities'
academe (literary)any place of learning, such as a college or university academya school for training in a particular skill or profession alma materone's school, college, or university approved school (British)boarding schoola school providing living accommodation for some or all of its pupils choir school (British)(in Britain) a school, esp a preparatory school attached to a cathedral, college, etc, offering general education to boys whose singing ability is good city technology college or CTC (British)(in Britain) a type of senior secondary school specializing in technological subjects, set up in inner-city areas with funding from industry as well as the government city academy(in England and Wales) a type of secondary school funded partly by the government and partly by private finance civic university (British)(in Britain) a university originally instituted as a higher education college serving a particular city classical college (Canadian)(in Quebec) a college offering a programme that emphasizes the classics and leads to university entrance co-ed (British)a school or college providing coeducation collegea school or an institution providing specialized courses or teaching college of advanced technology or CAT(formerly) a college offering degree or equivalent courses in technology, with research facilities. In the mid-1960s these were granted university status college of educationa professional training college for teachers collegiate institute (Canadian)(in certain provinces) a large secondary school with an academic, rather than vocational, emphasis community collegea nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study community homea boarding school for young offenders community school (British)a school offering some nonacademic activities related to life in a particular community and often serving as a community centre composite school (Canadian)a secondary school offering both academic and nonacademic courses comprehensive or comprehensive school mainly British)of, relating to, or being a comprehensive school convent or convent schoola school in which the teachers are nuns correspondence schoolcouncil school(esp formerly) any school maintained by the state dame school (old-fashioned)(formerly) a small school, often in a village, usually run by an elderly woman in her own home to teach young children to read and write day schoola private school taking day students only direct-grant school (British, old-fashioned)(in Britain, formerly) a school financed by endowment, fees, and a state grant conditional upon admittance of a percentage of nonpaying pupils nominated by the local education authority district high school (New Zealand)a school in a rural area that includes primary and post-primary classes elementary school (British, old-fashioned)a state school in which instruction is given for the first six to eight years of a child's education faith schoola school that provides a general education within a framework of a specific religious belief finishing schoola private school for girls that prepares them for society by teaching social graces and accomplishments first school (British)a school for children aged between 5 and 8 or 9 grade school (US)grammar school (US)(esp formerly) a state-maintained secondary school providing an education with an academic bias for children who are selected by the eleven-plus examination, teachers' reports, or other means Great Public Schools or GPS (Australian)hedge-school (Irish history)a school held out of doors in favourable weather, indoors in winter hostel (Canadian)independent school(in Britain) a school that is neither financed nor controlled by the government or local authorities infant school(in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 5 and 7 integrated school (New Zealand)(in New Zealand) a private or church school that has joined the state school system intermediate school (New Zealand)a school for children aged between 11 and 13 Ivy Leaguejunior college (US, Canadian)the junior section of a college or university junior school(in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 7 and 11 kindergartena class or small school for young children, usually between the ages of four and six to prepare them for primary education kindy or kindie (Australian, New Zealand)land grant university (US)List D school (Scottish)magnet schoola school that provides a focus on one subject area throughout its curriculum in order to attract, often from an early age, pupils who wish to specialize in this subject maintained schoola school financially supported by the state middle school (British)(in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 8 or 9 and 12 or 13 mixed schoolmultiversity mainly US, Canadian)National School(in Ireland) a state primary school night schoolnormal schoola school, usually with a two-year program, for training high-school graduates to be elementary schoolteachers nursery or nursery schoola school for young children, usually from three to five years old Open CollegeOpen Universitypolytechnic(in New Zealand and formerly in Britain) a college offering advanced full- and part-time courses, esp vocational courses, in many fields at and below degree standard preparatory school, prep school, or (chiefly U.S.) prep(in Britain) a private school, usually single-sex and for children between the ages of 6 and 13, generally preparing pupils for public school primary school(in Britain) a school for children below the age of 11. It is usually divided into an infant and a junior section private schoola school under the financial and managerial control of a private body or charitable trust, accepting mostly fee-paying pupils public school(in England and Wales) a private independent fee-paying secondary school ragged school (British)(in Britain, formerly) a free elementary school for poor children reformatory or reform schoolresidential school(in Canada) a boarding school maintained by the Canadian government for Indian and Inuit children from sparsely populated settlements Sabbath school mainly US)schola cantoruma choir or choir school maintained by a church secondary modern school (British, old-fashioned)(formerly) a secondary school offering a more technical or practical and less academic education than a grammar school secondary schoola school for young people, usually between the ages of 11 and 18 seminaryan academy for the training of priests, rabbis, etc separate school (Canadian)(in Canada) a school for a large religious minority financed by its rates and administered by its own school board but under the authority of the provincial department of education single-sex schoolsixth-form college(in England and Wales) a college offering A-level and other courses to pupils over sixteen from local schools, esp from those that do not have sixth forms special school (British)a school for children who are unable to benefit from ordinary schooling because they have learning or physical disabilities, etc state schoolany school maintained by the state, in which education is free summer schoola school, academic course, etc, held during the summer Sunday schoola school for the religious instruction of children on Sundays, usually held in a church hall and formerly also providing secular education technical college or (informal) tech (British)technology collegetertiary college (British)a college system incorporating the secondary school sixth form and vocational courses trade schoola school or teaching unit organized by an industry or large company to provide trade training, apprentice education, and similar courses university or (informal) univarsity (British, New Zealand, informal)village collegeyeshivaa traditional Jewish school devoted chiefly to the study of rabbinic literature and the Talmud ▷ See school
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