Tuesday, June 22, 2010

School Board Records--1897

In 1897 the board voted to open 16 schools, 10 for white students, and 6 for black students. These schools were 1st Ward, schools for white students at Trinity, Troxler and Hahnville or Fashion and a school for black students at Baumgardners.

In the 2nd Ward there were schools for black students at Flaggville, Gassenville and Madisonville and white schools at Gassenville and Madisonville.

In the 3rd Ward there was a school for white students at Delhomer and for black students at Prattville.

In the 4th Ward there were schools for white students at Boutte and Des Allemands and for black students at 28 Mile Point.

In the 5th Ward there were two schools at Elkinsville, one for black students and one for white students.

There was one teacher for each school and the schools opened in Februrary for five months.

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