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preparatory school

Translation of preparatory school in Spanish:

noun

[formal]
  • 1.1 (in US)
    (colegio secundario privado)
    Example sentences
    • School 1, a private preparatory school with some boarding pupils, had extensive facilities and 9.0 hours a week of physical education in the curriculum.
    • The preparatory school for children aged seven to 13, which attracts boarders from all over the North of England, began taking younger day pupils five years ago, and demand has grown.
    • Others have a different structure - there are, for example, senior schools, junior schools and preparatory schools.
    1.2 (in UK)
    (colegio primario privado)

Cultural Note: preparatory school

En EEUU los preparatory schools son colegios secundarios donde se les proporciona a los alumnos un régimen especial de enseñanza preuniversitaria. En Gran Bretaña, es un colegio privado, también llamado prep school, para alumnos de edades comprendidas entre siete y trece años. Algunos tienen régimen de internado y otros no, pero la mayoría son una mezcla de ambos. Normalmente no es un colegio mixto. Gran parte de los alumnos pasa, a continuación, a un colegio privado public school.

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