correspondence school

  1. a school operating on a system in which study materials and tests are mailed to the students, who in turn mail their work back to the school for grading.

Origin of correspondence school

First recorded in 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for correspondence school

Historical Examples of correspondence school

  • I knew this correspondence-school business had become a mighty profitable game—makes suburban real-estate look like two cents!


    Sinclair Lewis

  • And so I now see that my bright dream of a Correspondence-School post-graduate course cannot be realized.

    The Perfect Gentleman

    Ralph Bergengren

British Dictionary definitions for correspondence school

correspondence school

  1. an educational institution that offers tuition (correspondence courses) by post
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