Day school

A day school[1]—as opposed to a boarding school—is an educational institution where children[2][3] (or high school age adolescents)[4] are given instruction during the day, after which the students return to their homes. The term can also be used to emphasize the length of full-day programs as opposed to after-school programs, as in Jewish day school.

The term one-day school may be used for a one-off series of lectures or classes, taking place on a single day, usually on a particular topic and usually directed at adult learners with little time to spare.[5]


  1. ^ "Day school definition, a school open for instruction on weekdays only, usually from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. "Day school -".
  2. ^ "Founded in 1969. The Day School is one of the best preschools in the ... area." "Preschool, Mothers Morning Out - The Day School".
  3. ^ "It was graduation day for the Steppingstone Day School in Kew Gardens, Queens, and the 5-year-olds in their little white gowns and mortarboards ..." Michael T. Kaufman (June 23, 1993). "A Graduation Ceremony Earns Special Cheers". The New York Times.
  4. ^ "... for students in grades 3K-12. "Day School: Independent Private School".
  5. ^ "One-Day School. This 1-day, 4-hour school is designed to give players an overview of golf in a shortened time period." "One-Day School - Chelsea Piers NYC".
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