What type of noun is school?

The term school when used to refer to a group of individuals subscribing to an approach to art, such as the Hudson River School, is definitely a collective noun. It is not a single building or even a formal institution. As noted in comments, school when refering to a group of animals is also collective.

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Likewise, is school a common noun or proper noun?

When it's generic, it's a common noun, and uncapitalized: “Where did you attend school?” Or, “How many schools are there in Tennessee?” As soon as you attach a name to the word school, it becomes a proper noun—i.e., part of the name—and thus gets capitalized.

Secondly, is student a collective noun? Answer and Explanation: There are a few possible collective nouns for students. Some collective nouns for students are: class, school, and cohort.

Likewise, what is the noun form of school?

Merriam Webster lists school as a noun and a verb but not as an adjective! Merriam lists school bus as a noun. It seem that they consider these words – school days, school bus, school boy, school books – to be all open form compound word.

Is school singular or plural?

The plural form of school is schools.

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