consolidated school

  1. a public school formed from the pupils and teachers of a number of discontinued smaller schools, especially in a rural district.

Origin of consolidated school

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15
  • Also called centralized school.

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

How to use consolidated school in a sentence

  • The excellent auditorium of the consolidated school was made the social center of the community.

    Six Thousand Country Churches | Charles Otis Gill
  • Someone has said that every argument for the consolidated school is equally strong for the consolidated church.

    Rural Problems of Today | Ernest R. Groves
  • The school spirit is abroad in the consolidated school district; people are thinking and talking school.

  • Once again we must turn to the consolidated school as the solution of our difficulty.

    New Ideals in Rural Schools | George Herbert Betts
  • A consolidated school means a larger and better-equipped building.

    Society | Henry Kalloch Rowe