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

Record Detail

Record #39 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Kent Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification Whatcoat, primary
Length of Session Jan 4 - June
Reporting Administrator Joseph H. Rodgers
School Ownership Colored people
Sponsorship Delaware Association, Freedmen
Enrollment and Average Attendance 42 (20 male, 22 female), 38 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 45
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War 42
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-5 Advanced Reading-17 Geography-14 Arithmetic-25 Higher Branches-0 Writing-18 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 20
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 15 teachers, 75 enrolled
Public Sentiment Favorably inclined
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks "We still have a good attendance"
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