educational institution

Definitions of educational institution
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n an institution dedicated to education

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preschool
an educational institution for children too young for elementary school
school
an educational institution
school
an educational institution's faculty and students
college
an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university
university
a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
academy
a school for special training
correspondence school
a school that teaches nonresident students by mail
crammer
a special school where students are crammed
dancing school
a school in which students learn to dance
direct-grant school
formerly a school that charged tuition fees and also received government grants in return for admitting certain non-paying students who were nominated by the local authorities
driving school
a school where people are taught to drive automobiles
business college
a school for teaching the clerical aspects of business and commerce
finishing school
a private school for girls that emphasizes training in cultural and social activities
flying school
a school for teaching students to fly airplanes
junior college
a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree
grad school, graduate school
a school in a university offering study leading to degrees beyond the bachelor's degree
language school
a school for teaching foreign languages
nursing school, school of nursing
a school for training nurses
religious school
a school run by a religious body
riding school
a school where horsemanship is taught and practiced
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school
a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
secretarial school
a school where secretarial skills (typing and shorthand and filing etc) are taught
tech, technical school
a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
training college
a school providing training for a special field or profession
training school
a school providing practical vocational and technical training
multiversity
a university system having several separate campuses and colleges and research centers
Open University
a British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school
veterinary school
a school teaching veterinary medicine
conservatory
the faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts
alma mater
your alma mater is a school you graduated from
public school
a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board
private school
a school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition
dance school
a school where students are taught to dance
day school
a school giving instruction during the daytime
night school
a school that holds classes in the evenings for students who cannot attend during the day
kindergarten
a preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school
nursery school
a small preschool for small children
play group, playschool
a small informal nursery group meeting for half-day sessions
Sabbath school, Sunday school
school meeting on Sundays for religious instruction
elementary school, grade school, grammar school, primary school
a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades
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establishment, institution
an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

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