a primary or secondary private school supervised by a religious organization, especially a Roman Catholic day school affiliated with a parish or a holy order.
- Compare church school.
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How to use parochial school in a sentence
The District’s new health guidance also requires the school system and every private and parochial school to submit a plan to the superintendent’s office detailing how they will reopen schools while adhering to health guidance.D.C. and Maryland say that schools can shrink social distancing to 3 feet | Perry Stein, Donna St. George | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Cooper pinpoints parochial schools as reopening while still serving a socioeconomically diverse student body.Masks, well-ventilated classrooms, and other precautions are key to reopening schools | Rahul Rao | March 4, 2021 | Popular-Science
I was in a parochial school, so I didn’t have some of the bureaucratic constraints that sometimes shape educators’ experience in the city.The Educator Fighting to Rectify the Achievement Gap | Esabelle Lee | February 6, 2021 | Ozy
After years at the head of a parochial school classroom, he could no longer distinguish one blond Irish Catholic kid from another.
Or they're stumping up for parochial school tuition, which their counterparts in Minneapolis don't have to do.
Jrgen Nilson had taught parochial school in Norway for twenty-nine years and continued to do so here for many years.
They first came to Koshkonong, where the former taught parochial school for two years.
A notable incident of the demonstration was the reception by the children of the parochial school.Speeches of Benjamin Harrison | Benjamin Harrison
In very large numbers of cases the parochial school is chosen.New Homes for Old | Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
The Regal High was but a short distance from the parochial school.A Boy Knight | Martin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott