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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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Although the Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that preparatory schools will not be closed down, the yETT has canceled the discount transit cards without any prior warning.
EDUCATION A POPULAR independent school in Solihull has been named Independent Preparatory School of the Year in the Sunday Times Parent Power survey.
Connor Bozzi, from US college preparatory school Tabor Academy, met Crown Prince's International Scholarship Programme (CPISP) director Dr Cynthia Gessling.
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.
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.
Naval Academy combined spend tens of millions of dollars to operate preparatory schools that provide an alternative avenue for about 700 students annually to gain admission to the service academies.
In the example, the Connecticut and Georgia boarding schools were actually college preparatory schools for emotionally challenged students and the medical/mental care was incidental to education, Thus, C could deduct any direct medical/mental care costs that could be segregated from the cost of attending these schools.
Waseda Academy operates some 40 preparatory schools targeting elementary and junior high school students in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
I am genuinely impressed by the success of EAGLE College Preparatory Schools to date, and delighted we can help them serve even more students in South Phoenix.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Representatives of the Union of Private Preparatory Schools (EuZDEByR), GE-ven Preparatory Schools Owners Association (GE[pounds sterling]VENDER), the All Private Schools Association (TEuDER) and the Private Education Association (EuZDER) have issued a joint statement saying that their prep schools (dershanes), which have played an important role in the Turkish education system for the past 30 years, will start their educational programs as usual on Aug 26, despite a new law that orders the closure of the prep schools by September 2015 and the fining of any that continue to operate.