parochial school


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parochial school

n.
A primary or secondary school supported by a religious organization.

paro′chial school`


n.
a primary or secondary school maintained by a religious organization.
[1745–55]

parochial school

- A school established and maintained by a religious body, from Latin parochialis, "of a parish."
See also related terms for maintained.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parochial school - a private religious school run by a church or parishparochial school - a private religious school run by a church or parish
religious school - a school run by a religious body
Catholic school - a parochial school maintained by the Catholic Church
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parents of school-aged children have a child in public school, while 9% send their child to private school, 3% send theirs to parochial school and 3% home-school.
Lois Robinson, a member of the Friends of Whickham Parochial School group, said: "The school doesn't get a lot of support.
If religious women would be able to speak their regret for-the deeds of their predecessors, the resentments of a generation of parochial school students would be diminished, and perhaps stories about the "brutal sisters" would decrease.
Meyer, who attended a parochial school himself, says that he's not counting them out.
Enhanced with the addition of 'Fun Fish Facts', 'Bible Bread Facts', and 'Servant Ideas' (four suggestions for activities children can participate in arising from the story that they've just read--or had read to them), "This Is The Lunch That Jesus Served" is a wonderful addition to family, Sunday School, and Parochial School picturebook collections.
STD diagnosis was not associated with feelings of connectedness to family or school, reported importance of religion, attending a parochial school, family mental health, taking a virginity pledge, parental disapproval of contraception, self-reported physical appearance, same-sex attraction, expectations of dying young or time spent doing paid work.
Along with paying off the tax lien, the refinancing allowed me to put tuition funds aside for my two daughters in college and for my three younger children in parochial school.
Osgood attended a parochial school, followed the minor league Baltimore Orioles, delivered newspapers, and engaged in preteen escapades with his sister and his friend Wally.
But while you can't write off your child's parochial school education as a deduction, you can get some tax benefit by establishing a Coverdell Education Savings Account (formerly an Education IRA that pays qualified education expenses for a designated beneficiary.
I am a life-long Anglican and, since attending a parochial school in my youth, feel a close bond with Roman Catholics.
It has to be this way because, as a parochial school, we are constantly referring interested students to it so that they can become better informed as to what we do here on a daily basis.