prep school


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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.
The aim is to give each child in the Prep school an opportunity to experience classroom brass lessons at some point in their school career.
Specifically tailored to increase accessibility for parents who may not have previously considered private education as re viable option, the exciting scheme will be available at the college''s new prep school, which is due to launch this September.
These are normal families with average incomes who believe that giving children the best possible start in life with a prep school education is the most important priority for them.
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).
The prep school has recently had a pounds 1m refurbishment and the nursery is now having a facelift.
CONTACT: Elizabeth Norton of York Prep School, +1-212-362-0400
Two years ago, a Manhattan Beach venture capitalist named Mike Mahoney wanted to send his son Shane to a prep school.
He was a teacher at Gilling Castle prep school, attached to Ampleforth College, North Yorks, at the time but left in 1975.
When selecting a prep school, parents should visit as many in their area as possible, get a list of questions in mind and take the children with them to visit if possible.
A PREP school head last night defended teachers who tucked into fish and chips while pupils made do with bread and plain rice.