Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas. Page: 321 of 1,110

HISTORY OF DALLAS COUNT'Y.

provided for them. Their schoolhouses are
large, commodious and as comfortable as.
those of the white population, and they have
competent teachers.
Below is the statement of Prof. J. T.
Hand, then superintendent of these schools,
the same being for the school year ending
June 30, 1891.
(The writer has failed to get the report
of Prof. 'Harris, the present superintendent
for year ending June, 1892, as he llas been
informed that it has not yet been completed.)
REPORT FOR YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 189 .--GENERAL
STATISTICS.
Population of Dallas (not including suburbs) 40,000
Scholastic population (census 1891).......... 8,134
Assessed value of taxable property ....... $32,000,000
City tax for school purposes...........[ of 1 per cent.
SCHOOL PROPERTY.
Estimated value of sites ............... ...$109,000
Estimated value of buildings .......... .... 163,000
Estimated value of furniture ................ 14,000
Estimated value of library.................. 350
Total value ..... ... ... $287,600

Number of school buildings ..............
Number of school rooms....................
Number of rooms heated by warm air.........
Number of rooms heated by stoves............
Number of seats for study .................

TEACHERS.
White -male, 14; female, 49; total..........
Colored-male, 7; female, 8; total.............
Supernumeraries ........................
Total....................................

PUPILS.
Number of pupils enrolled:
White . ....... . ...............
Colored ...............
Total ........... .. . .................
22

14
77
16
61
3,364

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3,624
1,131
4,753

Average number of pupils belonging:
White ....... .........................
Colored .. . ............ ........
Total ..................................

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1884-85.............. ............... 1,457
1885-86 ........... ..................1,582
1886-87... ..... ... ....2,189
1887-88 ............................,39
1888-89 ............................3,266
1889-90 ... ..... .................. 1, 85.
1890-91 ..... ...................4,755

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ATTENDANCE FOR 1890-91.

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Name of School.
Central HIigh School ....... 2..........
East Dallas School .... ...... ............. 710
Oak Grove School ......................38
Cumberland Iigh School.............. 17
South Side School ......................319
McKinncy Avenue School..............251
School No. 3 .....................2.....39
School No. 1 ... ................... .192
Colored SchoolsSchool
No. 1 .........................88
School No. 2..........................56
School No. 3................... ........ 1:30
School No. 4 ....5........... ...... 52
School No. 5 ........9.....3............
School No. 6 ........ ....................2

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NIROLLMENT BY GRADES AND SCHOOLS.


Graded-.
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Cent'l I.School .... ......... 24 175 123 96 52 2 13 28

-.Dajiias School 161 148 137 156

Qak Grove Sch'l 196
Cumberland Rill
School........ 199
South S. Sch'l.. 91
McKinney Ave.
School........ 77
School No.3 ... 55
School No.1 ... 62
Colored Schools:
No.1........... 125
No.2............ 145
No.3............ 42
No.4.......... 119
104 119

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Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas., book, 1892; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20932/m1/321/ocr/: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.