charter school Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "charter school" - American English Dictionary

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)
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