a school for teaching one or more branches of industry; trade or vocational school.
a school for educating neglected children or juvenile delinquents committed to its care and training them to some form of industry.
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How to use industrial school in a sentence
A lady, who had started an industrial school on a gift of $250 from a clergyman, asked for her help.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
In the South I am safe in saying that there is not more than one effective industrial school for every 400,000 colored people.
The idea of the institution is that of a good industrial school.Commercialized Prostitution in New York City | George Jackson Kneeland
There is also an industrial school for young girls, where 35 or 40 are taught various useful domestic works.The Church Index | William Pepperell
There was a little girl, about eight years old, who attends the industrial school.