consolidated school


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

Nearby words

  1. console table,
  2. consolette,
  3. consolidate,
  4. consolidated,
  5. consolidated fund,
  6. consolidation,
  7. consolidation loan,
  8. consolidator,
  9. consols,
  10. consolute

Origin of consolidated school

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15

Also called centralized school. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019