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Definition of "interscholastic" [interscholastic]

  • Existing or conducted between or among schools. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "interscholastic" in a sentence
  • "Yet according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, an NBA team will eventually draft only 3 in 10,000 high school senior boys playing interscholastic basketball."
  • "Only 8 in 10,000 -- still less than one tenth of one percent--of high school senior boys playing interscholastic football will eventually be drafted by an NFL team."
  • "In tough economic times can we really afford to maintain interscholastic teams at the expense of text books, class size, and other essential academic concerns?"