What is another word for school principal?

Pronunciation: [skˈuːl pɹˈɪnsɪpə͡l] (IPA)

A school principal, also known as a headmaster, headmistress, or school administrator, is the leader of a school. These synonyms are commonly used interchangeable terms, with the differences mainly based on the gender of the individual in the position. Other terms used to describe the role include director, superintendent, and dean. The word principal originates from Latin 'principalis,' which means 'first' or 'chief.' Regardless of the term used, the school principal is responsible for creating a safe learning environment, developing policies and procedures, and overseeing the daily operations of the school.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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