church school

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

Origin of church school

First recorded in 1860–65

Words Nearby church school Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use church school in a sentence

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

  • Many people feel that the purpose of the church school is to transmit the content of the Christian faith.

    Herein is Love | Reuel L. Howe
  • Some of his educational responsibility is delegated to the organization known as the church school.

    Herein is Love | Reuel L. Howe
  • They have everything any church school has, and probably more than most church schools, for what I want.

    John Wesley, Jr. | Dan B. Brummitt
  • Parents were suspicious of a non-sectarian school, the idea of which was so contrary to that of the traditional church-school.

    History of Education | Levi Seeley