Definition of school district noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


school district

BrE BrE//ˈskuːl dɪstrɪkt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskuːl dɪstrɪkt//
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(in the US) an area that contains several schools that are governed together See related entries: Types of school Culture The schools are run by the same school board. The board's members are usually elected. A city school district may only cover part of a large city, but one in the countryside may include several towns.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: school district