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

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Record #36 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Newport, New Castle Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification Grant (No. 19), primary day
Length of Session Oct - June
Reporting Administrator Edwina B. Kruse
School Ownership Trustees
Sponsorship Delaware Educational, Freedmen ($8.80)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 26 total (15 male, 11 female), 22 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 46
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-6 Advanced Reading-4 Geography-1 Arithmetic-12 Higher Branches-0 Writing-12 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 12
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 3 teachers, 46 enrolled
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures Lost one day on account of the celebration of the passage of the fifteenth amendment (in Wilmington Delaware)
Teacher's Remarks x
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