Public school may refer to:
- State school in Australia, Canada, Scotland, and the United States, a school funded with tax revenue and administered by a government or governmental agency
- Public school (United Kingdom) – a group of around 10% of the fee-paying independent schools in the United Kingdom which are considered especially prestigious.
- Public university, in some countries, e.g. the United States, any university operated by the state, as opposed to being a private enterprise.
Famous quotes related to public school:
“I have found it; I have discovered the cause of all the misfortunes which befell him. A public school, Joseph, was the cause of all the calamaties which he afterwards suffered. Public schools are the nurseries of all vice and immorality.”
—Henry Fielding (17071754)