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

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Record #38 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Fieldsboro, New Castle Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification Leas Chapel, primary day
Length of Session Dec
Reporting Administrator Maggie Elise (B)
School Ownership It is a church owned by the colored people
Sponsorship Delaware Educational Association, Freedmen
Enrollment and Average Attendance 29 total (12 male, 17 female), 24 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 28
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War x
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-0 Geography-4 Arithmetic-9 Higher Branches-9 Writing-9 Needle Work-12
Students with Basic Literacy 22
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 5 teachers, 34 enrolled
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
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