Spanish word for School

The Spanish word for “school” is “escuela”.

How to pronounce “escuela” in Spanish:

Sounds like – es-co-ay-lah
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Translation for school in Spanish

escuela = school in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “school” using these sentences:

Example 1:
My school is near my house.

Mi escuela está cerca de mi casa.

Example 2:
I like going to school.

Me gusta ir a la escuela.

Example 3:
I’m glad school is over.

Me alegro que terminó la escuela.

Example 4:
I will be attending my school reunion.

Voy a asistir a la reunión de mi escuela.

Do you know any other Spanish word for “school”?

  • David Corcoran

    In Chile, another word for school is “pinguino”.

  • sandiamar

    Another word in Spanish for “school” is “Colegio”

    You have to go to school everyday at 8:00 am

    Tienes que ir a la escuela todos los días a las 8:00 am

  • Sandra

    Tienes que ir al colegio todos los días a las 8:00 am

  • David Corcoran

    Sandra, in english there are names for all levels of school, such as,
    elementary school, high school, university, ect.

    Are there names to distinguish these types of schools in Spanish?

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