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prep school

n. Informal
A preparatory school.

prep school

n
(Education) informal See preparatory school

prepar′atory school`


n.
1. a private secondary school providing a college-preparatory education.
2. Brit. a private elementary school.
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Noun1.prep school - a private secondary schoolprep school - a private secondary school    
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
choir school, schola cantorum - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education
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It would be a scandal, and the universities were becoming severer in their treatment of accredited prep schools.
The news baffled the students, parents and management of the Anafen prep school because the Constitutional Court and the Council of State recently ruled to repeal a Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government-sponsored law ordering that prep schools be shut down.
Mr Newton, who is the new chairman of the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS), which meets for its annual conference next week, said private prep schools keep pupils healthy by sitting down for cooked meals at lunch time and offering plenty of sport.
Rising numbers of girls as young as two are being enrolled for a traditional education at fee-paying prep schools as parents seek to counter the belief that ignorance is attractive.
The numbers of pupils attending prep boarding schools, which usually cater for seven to 13-year-olds, have risen to 13,945 from 13,426 in 2008, according to data from the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS).
During the week, Teesside and Graystone Prep Schools will be supporting ActionAid's JoinUp campaign, to persuade world leaders to deliver education for all by 2015.
With small classes and a warm, welcoming atmosphere, prep schools provide a unique place in which your child can start to develop into a confident adult.
Prep school pupils heavily outscored their state primary counterparts in the tests this year, according to data released by the Incorporated Association of Prep Schools (IAPS).
Prep school pupils heavily outscored their state primary counterparts in the tests, according to data released by the Incorporated Association of Prep Schools (IAPS).
The ones who are driven into these top schools and are in certain top prep schools or affluent public schools don't have it.
Despite the lip service school catalogues pay to students' emotional development, it is in this area that prep schools prove weakest.