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

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Record #54 from Freedmen's Bureau School Reports, 1869-1870

Report Date April 1870
Location Somerset Co., Maryland
School Name and Classification Deals Island, 1st grade primary day
Length of Session 8th - 8th May
Reporting Administrator Samuel Griffin (B) and Arnold Wallace (trustee)
School Ownership The people
Sponsorship Baltimore Association, Freedmen ($15), local school board
Enrollment and Average Attendance 45 total, 38 avg attendance
Previous Report's Enrollment 50
Number of White Pupils
Number of Students Freed Before Civil War
Courses and Enrollment Alphabet-0 Advanced Reading-18 Geography-6 Arithmetic-13 Higher Branches-0 Writing-17 Needle Work-0
Students with Basic Literacy 23
Additional Schools Sabbath school with 13 teachers, 65 enrolled
Public Sentiment x
Noted Closures Inclimency of the weather
Teacher's Remarks "The people continue to ___ their desire to see the prosperity of the children intellectually"
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