Definition of parochial school in English:

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parochial school


North American
A private school supported by a particular church or parish.
Example sentences
  • There would be for-profit schools, charter schools, parochial schools, and government schools.
  • Westminster Christian Academy is a parochial school - a school established and overseen by a congregation as a ministry of the church.
  • The majority of the other county school districts and parochial schools quickly followed the example of Bloomington public schools and voluntarily dropped German language instruction.

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Syllabification: pa·ro·chi·al school

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