Public school

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Public school may refer to:

  • State school (known as a "public school" in some countries), a no-fee school, funded and operated by the state
  • Public school (United Kingdom), fee-charging independent schools in the United Kingdom
  • Public school (India), a group of historically elite fee-charging privately owned and managed schools in India
  • Charter school, a no-tuition United States or Canadian school that operates outside the public school system, but receives government funding
  • In Australia the Great Public Schools are privately run schools for boys, but otherwise Public School is the typical name for a state-run primary school
  • Public university, in some countries, e.g. the United States, any university operated by the state, as opposed to a privately owned organization

See also[edit]