School Vocabulary Words in Meanings – A to Z

We all have been to school and are well aware of the importance of schooling in child development. These days children are gearing up and within no time they would be adults who would be contributing to a country’s development. Hence it is very important for kids to be adept with the education system.

This time we would be learning about the things that are related to school along with their meaning. This list includes different materials and facilities we have in schools, each of it is given a specific name.

School Vocabulary Words for Kids

Following is a list of common school terms kids should know when they start studying in school.

  1. Art: The study of drawing, painting and other creative activities.
  2. Artroom: The room where art is taught
  3. Assembly: School auditorium where pupil gathers together.
  4. Assignment: A piece of work to be done at home
  5. Attend: To be present in school
  6. Answer: Teacher asked students for the right answer
  7. Arithmetic: We have full attendance in arithmetic class
  8. Atlas: We have atlas in each classroom
  9. Backpack: The school backpack are easily available from school
  10. Ballpoint Pen: We are not allowed to use ballpoint pen in class
  11. Binder: We get the book binder done at school
  12. Bag: A container for carrying books and school items.
  13. Baseball: A sport played with a bat and ball
  14. Basketball: A sport played on a court with a ball and two teams
  15. Bell: The machine that makes a loud noise to signal
  16. Biology: The scientific study of animals and plants
  17. Blackboard: A board to write with chalk.
  18. Break: A break time for students to play and eat.
  19. Bookcase: All books are nicely kept in bookcase
  20. Bool: Any of various objects with a curve or bend such as a semicircular handle, the bow of a key or scissors
  21. Bool Mark: A strip of leather, card, or other material, used to mark one’s place in a book.
  22. Chalk Board: A chalkboard is a dark-colored board that you can write on with chalk.
  23. Class Clown: A student who tries to make other students laugh His classmates remember him as the class clown
  24. Caretaker: The person responsible for cleaning and fixing buildings
  25. Chair: An object to sit.
  26. Chalk: The object to write on board.
  27. Changing Room: A place to change clothes.
  28. Chemistry: The scientific study of matter and substances. 
  29. Class: A group of children who all study together.
  30. Classroom assistant: An adult who helps a teacher look after and teach children
  31. Classroom: The place where teachers teach children
  32. Collect: To gather something
  33. Computer lab: A lab where information technology is taught.
  34. Course Work: A large essential work to be done at home.
  35. Cricket: A sport played with a bat and ball between 2 teams.
  36. Classroom: A room, as in a school or college, in which classes are held
  37. Clip Board: Where important information is clipped on a board
  38. Colored Pencils: For making the colorful artwork, sketches
  39. Compass: An instrument for drawing circles and arcs and measuring distances between points, consisting of two arms
  40. Composition Book: A notebook that is used in schools to copy down schoolwork and notes.
  41. Computer: An electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program
  42. Construction Paper: A type of thick colored paper used for making models, designs, and other craftwork
  43. Department: The different room allotted for different subjects
  44. Deputy head: The second most important person in a school
  45. Principal: The head of the school.
  46. Desk: A small table for students to do their work.
  47. Dropoff: To leave something
  48. Education: The knowledge that is learned from other people
  49. Elementary school: School for age group 5 to 11 yrs.
  50. English: A study of the grammar and mechanics of using English
  51. Exam: A formal test to check the knowledge of the students
  52. Geography: The study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere,
  53. Globe: Goods from all over the globe
  54. Glossary: An alphabetical list of words relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations
  55. Glue: An adhesive substance used for sticking objects or materials together
  56. Glue Stick: A product in the form of a tube that contains a solid stick of adhesive
  57. Grades: A particular level of rank, quality, proficiency, or value
  58. Home Word: Being or going in the direction of home
  59. Holidays: The days when students do not have to go to school.
  60. Ink: A colored fluid or paste used for writing, drawing, printing, or duplicating
  61. Intelligent: Having or showing intelligence, especially of a high level.
  62. Mechanical Pencil: A pencil made of metal or plastic with a lead that is moved forward by a mechanical device
  63. Memo Pad: A bloc with tear-off pages for writing notes on
  64. Memorize: Commit to memory; learn by heart
  65. Morning Assembly: A religious, social, or other gathering held in the morning
  66. Mortar Board: An academic cap with a stiff, flat, square top and a tassel
  67. Physical Education: Instruction in physical exercise and games, especially in schools.
  68. Portfolio: A flat case used for carrying loose sheets of paper or a combination of completed works.
  69. Poster Paint: An opaque paint with a water-soluble binder, used for posters and children’s paintings.
  70. Scissors: For cutting the paper or fabric
  71. Sharpener: For sharpening the pencil
  72. Smart: Clean, tidy, and well dressed.
  73. Staple Remover: A device that allows for the quick removal of a staple from a material without causing damage
  74. Stapler: A device for fastening together sheets of paper with a staple or staples.
  75. Student: A person who is studying at a university or other place of higher education
  76. Uniform: The distinctive clothing worn by children attending certain schools
  77. Vocabulary: The body of words used in a particular language.
  78. Watercolors: Artists paint made with a water-soluble binder such as gum Arabic, and thinned with water rather than oil, giving a transparent color
  79. Whiteboard: A wipe able board with a white surface used for teaching or presentations.
  80. Word Problems: A matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome.
  81. Word Processor: Computer program used to write and revise documents, compose the layout of the text, and preview on a computer monitor how the printed copy will appear.
  82. World Map: A map of most or all of the surface of Earth.
  83. Writing: The activity or skill of writing
  84. Yardstick: A measuring rod a yard long, typically divided into inches.

A school is a place that takes the responsibility to educate kids and prepare them to be responsible citizens. It helps to stimulate curiosity in the young group. Their impressionable minds can be easily equipped with the tools to be better human beings. The learning process is quite intuitive and the list of words will help them in speeding the process of learning.

You can also classroom and school worksheets to boost your practice and learn quickly.

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