Meaning of “charter school” in the English Dictionary


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charter schoolnoun [ C ]

/ˈtʃɑr·t̬ər ˌskul/

a school that is paid for with public money but is organized by a private group for a special purpose and admits only students who meet its standards:

They formed a charter school for girls who are good at math and science.

(Definition of “charter school” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)