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preparatory school

noun as in preliminary educational institution

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The bulk of the returned payment was used to establish a Western-style preparatory school, which became Tsinghua University, China’s premier technological institution.

He was the 1954 valedictorian of what is now Northfield Mount Hermon, a preparatory school he attended on a scholarship and with money from summer jobs at hayfields.

The speaker, Emma Warnecke, was a senior at Saint Mary’s Hall, a private college preparatory school in San Antonio, Texas.

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They come in and actually helped them to form this new organization, to where it was referred to as a preparatory school for NATO.

He went to public school until the 7th grade, and then attended Flintridge Preparatory School in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

After preparatory school in Illinois, Hay went to Brown University, where he amused men and charmed women.

It wasn't just any dining room, but part of a sprawling nine-story townhouse that once housed an entire preparatory school.

And going to college was quite another thing from looking forward to a term at a preparatory school.

So she remained faithful to her home duties, but each year kept up with the graduating class of a local preparatory school.

Before night the study looked as homelike as the old room had at the preparatory school.

A strict, disciplinary master required to teach English at a preparatory school for the Army.

It put a singing in my heart to find myself at last a student in a regular preparatory school, with my face set toward college.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preparatory school, such as: prep school, and private school.

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