educational institution

Definitions of educational institution
  1. noun
    an institution dedicated to education
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    an educational institution for children too young for elementary school
    an educational institution
    an educational institution's faculty and students
    an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university
    a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
    a school for special training
    correspondence school
    a school that teaches nonresident students by mail
    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
    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
    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
    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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