a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board
private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
A fee-charging private or independent school.
A publicly administered school.
Origin: From public (in the English sense, "open to all members of a community"; in the North American/Australian sense, "carried out or funded by the state on behalf of the people") + school.
The numerical value of public school in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of public school in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That's the public-school system all over. They may kick you out, but they never let you down.
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
Today's protests signify an important fact : our Newark Public School students understand that they are not receiving the education they deserve from the Newark Public School system.
After years of advocating by New York City's Muslim community, Muslim public school students will finally and thankfully no longer be penalized for observing their religious holidays.
Chicago's public school educators are united in fighting for the schools our students deserve and ensuring that a fair contract recognizes the hard and dedicated work they do in our school buildings.
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