Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

Record Detail

Record #25 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Caroline Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Bethel School, 2nd grade day
Length of Session April 1 - June 30 1870
Reporting Administrator Richard Andrew (W)
School Ownership Freedmen
Sponsorship Freedmen ($5)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 35 total (19 male, 15 female) 32 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 33
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 12
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-6 Geography-1 Arithmetic-3 Higher Branches-1 Writing-5 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 22
Additional Schools x
Public Sentiment Favorable
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
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