church school


a primary or secondary private school affiliated with a Christian denomination.

Origin of church school

First recorded in 1860–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for church school

Historical Examples of church school

  • It was in front of a new building—a church-school half completed.

    The Iron Puddler

    James J. Davis

  • Especially do these facts hold for the teacher in the church-school class.

    How to Teach Religion

    George Herbert Betts

  • The influence of the constant religious work done in this church-school and school-church is felt a hundred miles around.

  • It originated in the idea of rewarding, after a religious fashion, the most deserving choir-boy or scholar of the church-school.

  • Do you think that church-school teachers could pass as good an examination on what they undertake to teach as day-school teachers?

    How to Teach Religion

    George Herbert Betts