[ noun ] (work,education) the educator who has executive authority for a school
"she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
The new school_superintendent is Harry_Davis , a veteran agriculture teacher , who defeated Felix_Bush , a school_principal and chairman of the Miller_County_Democratic_Executive_Committee .(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
His teacher and his school_principal were conferred_with and everyone agreed that , if he kept_up with a certain amount of work at home , there was little danger of his losing a term .