Over 100+ School Words: Vocabulary for School

From essays and admissions to even the word glue, these school words may be simple, but they are useful even after graduating. Take time to read this article and learn new words to incorporate into school work and everyday conversations.Β 

Common School Words 

Photo showing some common school words

Whether you are a ninth grader or a high school student, you’ll often use and hear these common school words. 

  • Teacher 
  • Assignment 
  • Kids 
  • Students
  • Grades
  • Playground 
  • Lessons 
  • Prom
  • Admissions 
  • School Counselor 
  • Recess
  • Paper 
  • Textbook 
  • Quiz 
  • Exams 
  • Late 
  • Recess
  • Gym Class 
  • School Administrator 
  • Classmates 

School Classroom Objects 

Whether at school or home, you’ll use these objects to complete a project or make yourself comfortable while finishing an assignment! 

  • Pens 
  • Pencil 
  • Paper 
  • Books
  • Desk 
  • Chair 
  • Marker 
  • Colored Pencil 
  • Electronic Devices 
  • Projector 
  • Ruler 
  • Watercolor 
  • Calculator 
  • Eraser

School Subjects 

There are many school subjects as you move a grade up. Here are some school subjects you’ll come across:

  • Math
  • Calculus 
  • Trigonometry 
  • Spanish 
  • Biology 
  • Chemistry 
  • Art 
  • Philosophy 
  • Literature 
  • Science
  • English
  • History
  • Music
  • Geography
  • Physical Education

All School Words 

There are many more school words associated with the academic world. High school vocabulary words can be used in conversations to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of school-related topics. Here is a list of school vocabulary in alphabetical order. 

 School Words Starting with A 

  • Academic
  • Attendance
  • Assignment
  • Agenda
  • Art 
  • Art Room 
  • Antonyms 

 School Words Starting with B 

  • Backpack
  • Baseball Fiel 
  • Back to school 
  • Bulletin Board
  • Bell
  • Books
  • Break
  • Breakfast 

 School Words Starting with C 

  • Classroom
  • Curriculum
  • Computer
  • Computer Room 
  • Calendar
  • Chalk 
  • Colleagues 
  • College 
  • Colored Pencil 
  • Chalkboard
  • Composition Book

 School Words Starting with D 

  • Dictionary
  • Detention
  • Diploma
  • Discussion
  • Discipline
  • Desk
  • Dormitory

School Words Starting with E 

  • Exam
  • Equipment
  • Exercise Book
  • Education
  • English Language Arts (ELA)
  • Ethics
  • Essay
  • Exercise
  • Enrichment
  • Evaluation
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Exchange Program
  • Experiential Learning
  • Experiment
  • Extra Credit
  • Excursion

 School Words Starting with F 

  • Field Trip
  • Final Exam
  • Faculty
  • Fellowship Program
  • Financial Aid

 School Words Starting with G 

  • Grade
  • Goggles
  • Graduate
  • Guardian
  • Gymnasium
  • Group Projects
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Graduation Ceremony
  • Good Conduct
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

 School Words Starting with H 

  • Hall Monitor
  • Honor Roll
  • Homework
  • Halls
  • Health Education
  • Home Study Program
  • Hygiene Practices
  • Honor Code
  • Head of School
  • Homeroom Teacher

 School Words Starting with I 

  • Internship
  • Interschool Competition
  • Independent Study
  • Instructors
  • Infirmary

 School Words Starting with J 

  • Journal
  • Junior Class
  • Jamboree
  • Joint Curriculum Planning
  • Jogathon

 School Words Starting with K 

  • Keystone Exams
  • Kindergarten
  • Knowledge Bowl
  • Kickball
  • Knowledge Commons
  • Kumon Program
  • Kinesiology
  • Key Clubs

 School Words Starting with L 

  • Learning Process
  • Library
  • Lockers
  • Latin Club
  • Laboratory
  • Learning Module
  • Life Skills Training
  • Lecturer

 School Words Starting with M 

  • Model UN
  • Mentor
  • Mentorship Program
  • Mock Trial
  • Marching Band
  • Music Room 
  • Math Club

 School Words Starting with N 

  • Notebook
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper Club
  • Night School
  • Natural Sciences
  • Networking Nights

 School Words Starting with O 

  • Online Learning
  • Odyssey of the Mind
  • Orientation
  • Orchestra
  • Outdoor Education
  • Open House

 School Words Starting with P 

  • Peer Tutoring
  • Play Production
  • Pep Rally
  • Prom
  • Permission 
  • Parent Night
  • Peer Mediation

 School Words Starting with Q 

  • Quiz
  • Quarterly 
  • Quarter System
  • Quantum Mechanics

 School Words Starting with R 

  • Robotics
  • Robotics Club
  • Reading Groups
  • Recess
  • Research
  • Research Projects
  • Reflection Journals
  • Regional Awards

 School Words Starting with S 

  • Student Council
  • Service Learning
  • School Supplies 
  • School Assembly
  • Science Fair
  • Spelling Bee
  • Study Abroad Program
  • SAT/ACT Prep Classes
  • Senior Trip
  • Studious 
  • Skill 
  • Students 

 School Words Starting with T 

  • Talent 
  • Teacher 
  • Talent Show
  • Teacher Appreciation Day
  • Tutor
  • Tenth Graders 
  • Tutoring Program
  • Term 
  • Term Papers
  • Technical Writing
  • Team Sports
  • Training Sessions
  • Textbook

 School Words Starting with U 

  • Uniform
  • Unicycle Club
  • Unity Day
  • Undergraduate
  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Ultimate Frisbee

 School Words Starting with V 

  • Vocabulary Test
  • Virtual Reality Lab
  • Video Production Class
  • Volunteer Program
  • Visual Arts Class
  • Varsity Team
  • Victory Speech
  • Valedictorian

 School Words Starting with W 

  • Welcome Assembly
  • Workshops
  •  Writing Club
  • World Language Classes
  • Web Design Course
  • Webinar

 School Words Starting with X 

  • Xylophone
  • Xtramath
  • Xenon
  • Xylem
  • Xenomorphology

 School Words Starting with Y 

  • Yearbook
  • Yarn
  • Yoga Club
  • Youth
  • YMCA/YWCA School Program
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