A private school supported by a particular church or parish.
- 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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