A publicly funded primary or secondary school that offers instruction in a specific religious denomination.
Separate-school Sentence Examples
In 1871, the New Brunswick legislature abolished the separate school system, and a contest arose which was finally settled by the authority of the legislature being sustained, though certain concessions were made to the Roman Catholic dissentients.
In the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, formed in 1905, certain educational privileges (though not amounting to a separate school system) were granted to the Roman Catholics.
In general each city, town and township in the state constitutes a separate school district, although two or more of these may unite to form a single district.