minischool

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ school

Noun[edit]

minischool (plural minischools)

  1. A school with a very small student population.
    • 2007 May 9, Samuel G. Freedman, “English Language Learners as Pawns in the School System’s Overhaul”, in New York Times[1]:
      There are 86 ELLs in the four minischools at the Columbus campus, but few if any have been receiving the required level of English-fluency classes because those minischools do not offer them.