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Definition of Preparatory school

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school that prepares its students to enter college
Preparatory school Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. a private secondary school
(synonym) prep school
(hypernym) secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school
(hyponym) choir school, schola cantorum
Preparatory school Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Preparatory school or prep school may refer to:
  • University-preparatory school, a high school in North America, either private or public, designed to prepare students aged 14–18 for higher education at a university or college
  • Preparatory school (United Kingdom), an independent school preparing children up to the age of 11 or 13 for entry into fee-paying secondary independent schools
  • Gymnasium (school), the European equivalent of a North American university-preparatory school
  • Classe préparatoire aux grandes écoles
  • Middle school, in some countries such as Egypt and Tunisia.
  • Preparatory school aka prep (Australia) the next level of education after day-care and before kindergarten. Children normally aged 3-4 years old.

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