In Great Britain, any of various schools maintained by the community, wholly or partly under public control, or maintained largely by endowment and not carried on chiefly for profit; specif., and commonly, any of various select and usually expensive endowed schools which give a liberal modern education or prepare pupils for the universities. Eton, Harrow, Rugby, and Winchester are of this class.
In the United States, a free primary, grammar, or high school maintained by the local government.
School funded by taxpayers but run by corporations; generally attended by children of parents who can't afford private schools
(in the U.S.) any elementary or secondary school that is part of a system of free schools maintained by public taxes and supervised by local authorities
confusingly, this term usually refers to private schools - schools not funded by the state but for which parents pay fees. Sometimes referred to as independent schools.
Elementary and secondary schools funded by the state and regulated by the state and federal laws.
a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board
private independent secondary school in Great Britain supported by endowment and tuition
an independent secondary school
a place of learning, and the attire of students and staff establishes the tone of the school atmosphere, and impacts the attitudes and environment surrounding the learning process
a school that is financed and run by government and does not charge tuition fees in which children attend
A school that receives most of its funding from government sources.
In the U.S., a school operated by the government of a city, county, district, state, or the federal government. In England, a privately owned or run school.
a private boarding school normally divided into residential houses
School operated by a School Board and receiving grants from public funds of the Province provided for education.
Most public institutions are supported by the state, county or city where the school resides. Most public institutions have two fee structures: one for students who are legal residents of the state and another for students from other states or countries.
Actually a private school. It's only 'Public' inasmuch as it's open to the public - if they can pay
Public colleges and universities are funded by the state or local government, and are therefore usually less expensive than private schools.
A body of students, teachers, other staff, and facilities organized as a unit for educational purposes under the supervision of an administrative officer and administered by a district school board. [Detailed Technical Glossary of Terms
A body of students, teachers, other staff, and facilities organized as a unit for educational purposes under the supervision of an administrative officer and administered by a district school board. Types of public schools include standard, continuing education, and distance education schools.
private, fee-paying school (the term 'independent school' is now preferred by the schools themselves and their representative bodies, while 'public school' remains prevalent in conversation and the media)
free, government-provided school; (UK) state school
An institution that provides educational services for at least one of grades 1â€“12 (or comparable ungraded levels), has one or more teachers to give instruction, is located in one or more buildings, receives public funds as primary support, and is operated by an education or chartering agency. Public schools include regular, special education, vocational/technical, alternative, and public charter schools. They also include schools in juvenile detention centers, schools located on military bases and operated by the Department of Defense, and Bureau of Indian Affairs-funded schools operated by local public school districts.
A public school, has two distinct meanings: elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials, or in the United Kingdom, a private boarding school for pupils age 12-18.