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

Record Detail

Record #42 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Kent Co., Delaware
School Name and Classification No. 18 Camden, secondary day
Length of Session Oct 11 - June 30
Reporting Administrator Maggie Elliott (W)
School Ownership Colored people
Sponsorship Delaware Association, Freedmen ($16)
Enrollment and Average Attendance 28 total (14 male, 14 female), 26 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 39
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War All
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-2 Advanced Reading-9 Geography-7 Arithmetic-10 Higher Branches-0 Writing-16 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 19
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 3 teachers, 28 enrolled
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures x
Teacher's Remarks x
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