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preparatory school:

see schoolschool,
term commonly referring to institutions of pre-college formal education. It also properly includes colleges, universities, and many types of special training establishments (see adult education; colleges and universities; community college; vocational education).
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preparatory school

1. (in Britain) a private school, usually single-sex and for children between the ages of 6 and 13, generally preparing pupils for public school
2. (in the US) a private secondary school preparing pupils for college
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A teacher at Anafen preparatory school stated, "Our colleagues had to return from the bus stop.
But she says the board recommends preparatory school as the best basis from which to sit the exams.
Don Hutton, regional director for the Independent Schools Information Service says: "The best way to prepare your child is to enter them into a preparatory school.
Only last week nearby Cabin Hill Preparatory School made a formal apology to a former pupil for the way it handled allegations of sexual abuse by an older boy at its boarding school.
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A former employee of Waseda Academy, a leading preparatory school chain in Tokyo, has been arrested on suspicion of fraud and embezzling 150 million yen from the company, police said Wednesday.
We welcome this beautiful new Harmony campus and commend Canyon-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund and EAGLE College Preparatory Schools for their contribution to excellence in education," the Mayor said.
However, according to the statement, applications to preparatory schools have boomed, especially in the southern provinces of Turkey.
Abdulla bin Ali Al Misnad Secondary Independent School for Boys, Mozah Bint Mohammed Preparatory School for Girls and Abu Baker Aseedeq Preparatory School for Boys (in scientific research category) and Al Doha Secondary School for Boys, Raba'a Adawiya Secondary School for Girls and Abdulrahman Bin Jassim Preparatory School for Boys (in humanities categories) were the other winners.
Preparatory schools help to give your child the very best start in independent education.