- a primary or secondary private school affiliated with a Christian denomination.
Origin of church school
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for 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.
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.Curious Church Customs
Do you think that church-school teachers could pass as good an examination on what they undertake to teach as day-school teachers?