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school district Syllabification: school dis·trict
Pronunciation: /ˈsko͞ol ˌdistrikt/

Definition of school district in English:


North American
A geographical unit for the local administration of schools.
Example sentences
  • For each enrolled homeschooler, the public school district receives state and federal public tax money.
  • Finally, we examine how local schools and school districts have addressed violence and disruption in their buildings and communities.
  • Mainstream students are those who attend public schools within a school district.
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