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

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Record #32 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Newark, New Castle Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification No. 15, primary day
Length of Session 1st - 30th
Reporting Administrator C.D. Anderson (B)
School Ownership Freedmen
Sponsorship Delaware
Enrollment and Average Attendance 29 total (18 male, 11 female), 23 9/19 average attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 41
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 29
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-14 Geography-7 Arithmetic-14 Higher Branches-0 Writing-27 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 13
Additional Schools x
Public Sentiment More favorable than it has been
Noted Closures 1 day. XVth Amendment celebration, and Good Friday
Teacher's Remarks x
Transcriber's Notes Gives account of Sabbath schools unreported to the superintendent

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