Definition of Public school

1. Noun. A tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board.

Generic synonyms: School
Specialized synonyms: Charter School



2. Noun. Private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition.

Definition of Public school

1. Noun. (UK England) A fee-charging private or independent school. ¹

2. Noun. (North America Australia) A publicly administered school. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Public School

public offices
public opinion
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public policies
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public prosecutor
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public relations
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public school (current term)
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Literary usage of Public school

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Nat Educ Assn 1915:88-97 public school administration, by EP Cubberley. Review. El School J 16:406-8 Ap '16; Educ R 52:191-4 S '16 Reorganization of the ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"See Playgrounds public school costs. See School finance public schools ... School and Soc 4:913-18 D 16 '16 public school troubles in the South. JQ Rice. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... in the public schools, and the actual cost of schooling under the Catholic, system is only about one-third of what it is under the public school system. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... is under the public school system. It has been estimated that the average annual per capita cost of parish school education in the United States is $8. ..."

5. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"public school law of Maryland as contained In the Maryland code, public general ... public school laws as contained in code of public general laws of 1904, ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Finally, education has as its chief aim the formation of character, and hence the national character can be best formed through the public school. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The idea of a free public school maintained entirely at municipal or State expense and altogether under State and secular control is a modern development, ..."

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