school_year has definitions from the field of education
[ noun ] (education) the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying



Used in print

(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)

And acculturation into the world at_large is likely to occur for the Brooklyn_College student after college rather_than during the four school_years .

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

The `` diversified occupations '' program is a part-time trade preparatory program conducted over two school_years on a cooperative basis between the school and local industrial and business employers .