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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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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The ystanbul Public Transportation Authority (yETT) has canceled the discounted transit cards for both the teachers and students of preparatory schools which were recently targeted by the government.
About Texas Online Preparatory School Texas Online Preparatory School (TOPS) is an accredited, full-time online public school program authorized by Huntsville Independent School District that serves students in grades 3 through 12.
Mrs Bowser will replace Nicholas Lovell who joined King Henry VIII Preparatory School, which is based on Kenilworth Road and is part of the Coventry School Foundation, as headmaster in July 2002.
Ruckleigh School also rises to third position in England amongst preparatory schools that use SATs to assess children's progress.
The College has grown most rapidly in its Preparatory School which boasts 89 pupils, up 42 since September 2012.
Bill Sawyer, head of Yarm Preparatory School, said: "I am extremely proud of our talented netball and hockey teams, who have represented the school in an excellent manner and are a great advert for our sports programmes.
More than 90 ex-pupils from what was the Linden Preparatory School in Forest Hall, North Tyneside, met each other for the first time since leaving the school as youngsters.
Once again, St George's Diocesan Preparatory School excelled at the recent Khomas Regional Science Fair at the SKW in Windhoek.
It first served as a preparatory school, and then as Assumption College.
Connor Bozzi, from US college preparatory school Tabor Academy, met Crown Prince's International Scholarship Programme (CPISP) director Dr Cynthia Gessling.
The wraps have come off plans to convert part of a former preparatory school near Worcester into homes with views of the Malvern Hills.
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.