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$3,568.00.

Fuel: White $23.00; colored $8.00.

Incidentals, $480.00.

Interest paid on bonds or other indebtedness, $100.00.

Balance on hand July 1, 1902, $1,336.



marion, Mcdowell county.

Name of Superintendent, E. E. Sams.
Name of Chairman of the Board, Thos. Morris.
Salary of Superintendent per year, $675.
Number years Superintendent has held present position, 1.
Number hours per week Superintendent gives to class work, 22Yo.
Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision, 5.
Total assessed value of property, real and personal, of Graded
School District, $135,000.



Superintendent of Public Instruction. 233

Is Latin taught in your school? Yes. Through how many years? 2.

Is singing by note taught? No.

Is drawing taught? No.

Is physics taught? It will be. Through what grades? Eighth
and ninth. What year first introduced? Eighth.

Is manual training taught? No. Is domestic science taught? No.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? Super-
intendent of school.

Population of town or city (1900), 1,116.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one): White, boys 133; girls 160—293. Colored, boys S;
girls 13—21. Total, 314.

Total enrollment in schools: White, boys 125; girls 148. Total,
273.

Per cent of school population attending school: White, boys 94;
girls 92. Total, 93.

Average attendance in public school: White, boys 84; girls 96.
Total, 180.

Number of teachers (not including Superintendent) : White,
women 4.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-
ent) : White, women $281.25.

Average number of pupils to teacher: White, boys 17; girls 19.
Total, 36.

Number of grades in school: Eight this year, nine next.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 36.

Number of teachers' meetings held during the year: White 12.

Number of school buildings in use: White 1.

Value of buildings and grounds (owned by district), estimated:
White $6,000.

Value of school furniture, estimated: White $600.00.

Value of school apparatus, estimated: White $100.00.

Financial Report.



From proceeds of lecture: White $132.00.
Apportionment from County School Fund: White $829.30.
From special poll tax: White $95.00.
From special property tax: White $618.79.
From bond issue: White $3,000.00.

What is the levy for special tax? Property 2o cents on $100; poll
75 cents.

From fees (including tuition, if any) : White $32.13.



234 Biennial Report of the

From other sources, stating source: Liquor tax $600.00; Peabody
Fund $100.00.

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries: White $1,586.50.

School furniture: White $500.00.

School apparatus: White $100.00.

Building school-houses: White $2,500.00.

Improving grounds: White $250.00.

Fuel: White $50.00.

Incidentals, including wages of janitor: White $103.76.

Total, $5,090.26.

Balance on hand July 1, 1902: White $186.28.



MONROE, UNION COUNTY.

Name of Superintendent or Principal, Eugene C. Brooks.

Name of Chairman of the Board, Dr. S. J. Welch.

Salary of Superintendent per year, $1,000.

Number years Superintendent has held present position, 2.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to class work, 5.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision, 25.

Total assessed value of property, real and personal, of Graded
School District. $20,000.

Is Latin taught in your school? Yes. Through how many years? 9.

Is singing by note taught? To be introduced this year.

Is drawing taught? Yes. Through what grades? 1-4. What year
first introduced? 1900.

Is physics taught? No.

Is manual training taught? No. Is domestic science taught? No.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? Super-
intendent.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one): White, boys 270; girls 278 — 548. Colored, boys 130;
girls 135—265. Total, 813.

Total enrollment in schools: White 487; colored 224. Total, 711.

Per cent of school population attending school: White 89; colored
84 — average 87.

Average attendance in public school: White 356; colored 129.
Total, 485.

Number of teachers (not including Superintendent) : White, men
1; women 9. Colored, men 2; women 1.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-



Superintendent of Public Instruction. 235

ent) : White, men $500; women $360. Colored, men $225; women
$202.50.

Number of grades in school: White 10; colored 7.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 36; colored 36.

Number of teachers' meetings held during the year: White 18;
colored 9.

Number school buildings in use: White 1; colored 1.

Number volumes in library, 600.

What is the amount of debt on school property, bonds or other-
wise? $9,000.

Financial Report.

receipts.
Balance from year 1900-1901, $3,408.96.
Apportionment from County School Fund, $1,066.34.
From special poll tax and special property tax, $3,080.56.
What is the levy for special tax? Property 40 cents on $100;
poll $1.20.

From fees (including tuition, if any), $238.88.
From other sources, stating source, $3,349.00.
Total $11,143.74.

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries, including Superintendent, $5,258.46.

Building school-houses, $5,620.19.

Fuel, $70.03.

Incidentals, $137.75.

Interest paid on bonds or other indebtedness, paid by town.

Total $11,086.43.

Balance on hand July 1, 1902, $57.31.



MOUNT AIRY. SURRY COUNTY.

Name of Superintendent, J. Davis.

Name of Chairman of the Board, Geo. W. Sparger.

Salary of Superintendent per year, $900.00.

Number years Superintendent has held present position, 1.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to class work, 10.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision 17%.

Total assessed value of property, real and personal, of Graded
School District, $750,000.00.

Is Latin taught in your school? Yes. Through how many years? 4.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? Super-
intendent.



236 Biennial Report of the

Population of town or city (1900): White 2,080; colored 600.
Total, 2,680.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one): White, boys 367; girls 366—733. Colored, boys 150;
girls 162—312. Total, 1,045.

Total enrollment in- schools: White, boys 254; girls 288 — 542.
Colored, boys 69; girls 82—151. Total, 693.

Per cent of school population attending school: White, boys 69;
girls 78 — average 73. Colored, boys 46; girls 51 — average 48.

Average attendance in public school: White, boys 228; girls 278
—507. Colored, boys 27; girls 51—79. Total, 586.

Number of teachers (not including Superintendent) : White,
women 8. Colored, men 1; women 1.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-
ent) : White, women $241.%. Colored, men $295; women $135.

Average number of pupils to teacher: White, boys 26; girls 36 —
62. Colored, boys 13; girls 25—39.

Number of grades in school: White 9; colored 5.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 36; colored 36.

Number of teachers' meetings held during the year: White 36;
colored 36. Total, 72.

Number school buildings in use: White 2; colored 1. .

Value of buildings and grounds (owned by district): White
$4,400.00; colored $600.00. Total, $5,000.00.

Value of school furniture: White $850.00; colored $150.00. Total,
$1,000.00.

Value of school apparatus: White $25.00.

Financial Report.



Apportionment from County School Fund: White $841.48; col-
ored $358.52. Total, $1,200.00.

From special poll tax: White $261.00; colored $39.00. Total,
$300.00.

From special property tax: White $1,629.00; colored $126.00.
Total, $1,755.00.

What is the levy for special tax? Property 25 cents on $100;
poll 75 cents.

From fees (including tuition, if any) : White $204.59.

Peabody Fund: White $34.90; colored $15.10. Total, $50.00.

From other sources, stating source: White, appropriation from
city $210.36; colored $89.64. Total, $300.00.



Superintendent of Public Instruction. 237

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries: White $2,835.00; colored $355.00. Total,
$3,190.00.

Repairs on school-houses: White $73.83.

School apparatus: White $25.00.

Fuel: White $73.90; colored $12.50. Total, $86.40.

Incidentals: White $362.66; colored $5.00. Total, $367.66.

Interest paid on bonds or other indebtedness: White $119.20;
colored $14.89. Total, $134.09.

Deficit for year ending July, 1902, $67.39.



MT. OLIVE, WAYNE COUNTY.

Superintendent, Z. D. McWhorten.

Chairman of Trustees, Robt. Kornegay.

Salary of Superintendent per year, $800.00.

Number of years Superintendent held present position, 1.

Number hours per week given to class work, 25.

Number hours per week given to supervision, 5.

Is Latin taught? Yes. How many years? 3.

Is singing taught? Yes, but not by note.

Is drawing taught? Yes.

Is physics taught? Yes. Through what grades? Seventh and
eighth.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? Super-
intendent.

Population of town: White 580; colored 97. Total, 677.

Enrollment of schools: White, boys 120; girls 130—250. Colored,
boys 80; girls 120—200.

Per cent of population: White 80; colored 56.

Average attendance: White, boys 100; girls 100 — 200. Colored,
boys 40; girls 45 — 95.

Number of teachers: White 3; colored 3.

Average salary: White 240; colored 240.

Number of pupils to teacher: White 40; colored 31.
, Number of grades, 9.

Number of weeks of session, 32.

Number of teachers' meetings, 16.

Number of school buildings, 2.

Value of buildings and grounds: White $1,700; colored $800.00.

Value of furniture: White $375.00; colored $100.00.



238 Biennial Report of the

Financial Report,
receipts.

Apportionment from County School Fund: White $1,300.
From special poll tax and special property tax, $1,800.
From fees (including tuition, if any): White $197.00.
From other sources, stating source: White $100.00.
Total, $3,397.00.

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries: White $240.00; colored $240.00.
Repairs on school-houses: White $300.00; colored $50.00. Total,
$350.00.

School furniture: White $375.00; colored $100.00. Total, $475.00.
Fuel: White $100.00.

Incidentals: White $40.00; colored $20.00. Total, $60.00.
Balance on hand July 1, 1902: Can't find out.



NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY.

Name of Superintendent or Principal, H. P. Harding.

Name of Chairman of the Board, Dr. Geo. Slover.

Salary of Superintendent per year, $1,000.

Number years Superintendent has held present position, three
months.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision, all
of his time.

Is Latin taught in your school? Yes. Through how many years? 3.

Is singing by note taught? No.

Is drawing taught? No.

Is physics taught? Yes. Through what grades? Eighth.

Is manual training taught? No. Is domestic science taught? No.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? Super-
intendent.

Population of town or city (1900): White 3,212; colored 5,878.
Total, 9,090.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one7: White, boys 465; girls 469—934. Colored, boys 881;
girls 888—1,769. Total, 2,703.

Total enrollment in schools: White, boys 335; girls 304 — 639.
Colored, boys 236; girls 339—575. Total, 1,214.

Per cent of school population attending public school: White,
boys 72; girls 63 — average 68. Colored, boys 27; girls 37 — aver-
age 33.



SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION. 239

Average attendance in public school: White, boys 229; girls 218
—447. Colored, boys 134; girls 189—323. Total, 770.

Number of teachers (not including Superintendent) : White, men
1; women 12. Colored, men 3; women 5.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-
ent) : White, men $600.00; women $240.00. Colored, men $240:
women $200.00.

Average number of pupils to teacher: White, boys 18; girls 16 —
34. Colored, boys 19; girls 27—46.

Number of grades in school: White 10; colored 7.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 33; colored 33.

Number of teachers' meetings held during the year: White 10;
colored 18. Total, 28.

Number school buildings in use: White 2; colored 1.

Value of buildings and grounds (owned by district): White
$30,000; colored $5,000. Total. $35,000.

Value of school furniture: White $1,200; colored $300.00. Total,
$1,500.

Number volumes in library: White 340.

Value of books in library: White $250.00.

What is the amount of debt on school property, bonds or other-
wise? None.

Financial Report.

receipts.
Balance from year 1900-1901, $72.03.
Apportionment from County School Fund, $3,759.72.
From special poll tax and special property tax, $2,691.64.
What is the levy for special tax? Property 12% cents; poll 75.
From other sources, stating source: Rents and from Griffin School
Fund, $700.00.
Total, $7,223.39.

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries, $6,118.12.

Fuel, $118.75.

Incidentals, including commissions, $884.17.

Balance on hand June 1, 1902, $102.35.



OXFORD, GRANVILLE COUNTY.

Name of Superintendent or Principal, R. D. W. Connor.
Name of Chairman of the Board, E. T. White.
Salary of Superintendent per year, $900.00.



240 Biennial. Report oe the

Number years Superintendent has held present position, three
months.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to class work, 12%.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision, 20.

Total assessed value of property, real and personal, of Graded
School District, $855,210.

Is Latin taught in your school? Yes. Through how many years? 2.

Is singing by note taught? No.

Is drawing taught? No.

Is physics taught? No.

Is manual training taught? No. Is domestic science taught? No.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? County
Superintendent.

Population of town or city (1900), 2,029.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one): White, boys 175; girls 157— 332. Colored, boys 213;
girls 188—401. Total, 733;

Total enrollment in schools: White, boys 134; girls 121 — 255.
Colored, boys 117; girls 150—267. Total, 522.

Per cent of scliool population attending school: White, boys
76.57; girls 77— average 76.8. Colored, boys 54.9: girls 79.78— aver-
age 66.5.

Average attendance in public school: White, boys 91; girls 88—
179. Colored, boys 61; girls 75— 136. Total, 315.

Number of teachers (not including Superintendent) : White,
women 5. Colored, men 2; women 2.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-
ent) : White, women $240.00. Colored, men $220.0o; women $140.00.

Average number of pupils to teacher: White, boys 27; girls 24—
51. Colored, boys 29; girls 37—66.5.

Number of grades in school: White 8; colored 6.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 32; colored 32.

Number school buildings in use: White 1; colored 1.

Value of buildings and grounds (owned by district) : White
$3,000; colored $1,000. Total, $4,000.

Value of school furniture: White $250.00; colored $100.00. Total,
$350.00.

Number volumes in library: White 150.
Value of books in library: White $50.00.

What is the amount of debt on school property, bonds or other-
wise? White $1,200.



Superintendent of Public Instruction. 241

Financial Repokt.
receipts.
Balance from year 1900-1901: White $1,054.94.
Apportionment from County School Fund: White $851.00; col-
ored $440.00. Total, $1,291.00.

From special property tax, $2,138.00.

What is the levy for special tax? Property 25 cents on $100;
poll 75 cents.
Total, $4,483.94.

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries: White $2,100.00; colored $720.00. Total,
$2,820.00.

Repairs on school-houses: White $1,000.00.

School furniture: White $250.00; colored $100.00. Total, $350.00.

School library: White $23.86.

Fuel, no record.

Incidentals, no record.



RALEIGH TOWNSHIP, WAKE COUNTY.

Name of Superintendent or Principal, Edward P. Moses.

Name of Chairman of the Board, A. M. Powell, Mayor, ex officio.

Salary of Superintendent per year, $2,000.

Number years Superintendent has held present position, 14.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to class work, none.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision, en-
tire time.

Total assessed value of property, real and personal, of Graded
School District, $7,100,000.00.

Is Latin taught in your school? Optional. Through how many
years? 2.

Is singing by note taught? No.

Is drawing taught? No.

Is physics taught? No.

Is manual training taught? No. Is domestic science taught? No.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? Super-
intendent.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one): White, boys 1,701; girls 1,766—3,467. Colored, boys
1,457; girls 1,607—3,064. Total, 6,531.

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242 Biennial Report of the

Total enrollment in schools: White, boys 745; girls 806 — 1,651.
Colored, boys 669; girls 742—1,411. Total, 2,962.

Per cent of school population attending school: White, boys 13.8;
girls 45.6 — average 44.7. Colored, boys 45.9; girls 46.1 — average 46.

Average attendance in public school: White, boys 526; girls 584 —
1,110. Colored, boys 433; girls 498—931. Total, 2,041.

Number of teachers and assistant teachers (not including Super-
intendent) : White, women 39. Colored, men 3; women 26.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-
ent ) : White, women $42.55. Colored, men $45.00; women $27.11.

Number of grades in school: White 7; colored 5.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 36; colored 36.

Number of teachers' meetings held during the year: White 75;
colored 20. Total, 95.

Number school buildings in use: White 3; colored 4.

Value of buildings and grounds (owned by district), $110,000.

Value of school furniture, $3,000.

Value of school apparatus, $300.00.

Number volumes in library, 500.

Value of books in library, $150.00.

Financial Report,
receipts.

Balance from year 1900-1901, $4,064.82.

Apportionment from County School Fund, $12,450.00.

From special poll tax and special property tax, $15,353.92.

What is the levy for special tax? Property 20 cents on $100; poll
60 cents.

From other sources, stating source: Special tax for school bonds,
$9,383.75.

Total, $41,252.49.

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries, Superintendent, Secretary, janitors, $22,501.28.

Repairs on school-houses and supplies, $1,150.88.

School furniture, $38.40.

Fuel, gas, gasoline and water, $1,756.66.

Incidentals, $277.39.

Interest paid on bonds or other indebtedness, $9,383.75.

Total, $35,108.36.



Superintendent of Public Instruction. 243

REIDSVILLE, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY.

Name of Superintendent or Principal, W. Banks Dove.

Name of Chairman of the Board, R. T. Williams.

Salary of Superintendent per year $1,000.

Number years Superintendent has held present position, 3.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to class work, none.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision, 25.

Is Latin taught in your school? Yes. Through how many years? 4.

Is singing by note taught? No.

Is drawing taught? Yes. Through what grades? 1-7. What year
first introduced? First.

Is physics taught? Yes. Through what grades? Ninth. What
year first introduced? Ninth.

Is manual training taught? No. Is domestic science taught? No.

Are teachers examined before election? Yes. By whom? Super-
intendent.

Population of town or city (1900), about 4,000.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one): White 968; colored 834. Total, 1,802.

Total enrollment in schools: White, boys 187; girls 240 — 427.
Colored, boys 211; girls 223—434. Total, 861.

Per cent of school population attending school: White 44; col-
ored 52.

Average attendance in public school: White, boys 157; girls 170
—327. Colored, boys 83; girls 131—214. Total, 541.

Number of teachers (not including Superintendent) : White, men
1; women 10. Colored, men 2; women 4.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-
ent) : White, men $675.00; women $315.00. Colored, men $315;
women $225.0T).

Average number of pupils to teacher: White 40; colored 60.

Number of grades in school: White 10; colored 10.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 36; colored 36.

Number of teachers' meetings held during the year: White 36;
colored 36.

Number school buildings in use: White 1; colored 1.

Value of buildings and grounds (owned by district): White
$17,000; colored $1,500. Total, $18,500.

Value of school furniture: White $1,000; colored $500.00. Total,
$1,500.

Number volumes in library: White 950; colored 200. Total, 1,150.

Value of books in library: White $475.00; colored $100.00. Total,
$575.00.



244 Biennial Repokt of the

What is the amount of debt on school property, "bonds or other-
wise? $640.00, interest on $15,000 of bonds.

Financial Report,
receipts.

Balance from year 1900-1901: White $1,974.18; colored $986.49.
Total, $2,960.67.

Apportionment from County School Fund: White $1,847.00; col-
ored $923.50. Total, $2,770.50.

From special poll tax, $354.54.

From special property tax, $2,569.94.

What is the levy for special tax? Property 18 cents; poll 54 cents.

From fees (including tuition, if any) : White $222.00.

From other sources, stating source: White $1,333.33%; colored
$666.66. Total, $2,000.00.

Total, $10,877.65.

EXPENDITURES.

Teachers' salaries: White $4,424.50; colored $1,395.00. Total,
$5,819.50.

School furniture: White $1,500.

Building school-houses: White $17,000; colored $200.00. Total,
$17,200.

Fuel: White $250.00; colored $150.00. Total, $400.00.

Incidentals: White $177.00; colored $75.00. Total, $252.00. .

Interest paid on bonds or other indebtedness: White $640.00.

Balance on hand July 1, 1902: White $2,960.67.



ROCKINGHAM, RICHMOND COUNTY.

Name of Superintendent, A. B. Hill.

Name of Chairman of the Board, W. C. Leak.

Salary of Superintendent per year, $1,000.

Number years Superintendent has held present position, 1.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to class work, from
10 to 12.

Number hours per week Superintendent gives to supervision, from
8 to 10.

Total assessed value of property, real and personal, of Graded
School District, $636,000.

Is Latin taught in your school? Yes. Through how many years?
Three, but will be increased to four.

Is singing by note taught? No.

Is drawing taught? A little. Through what grades? 1-6. What
year first introduced? First.



Superintendent of Public Instruction. 245

Is physics taught? Yes. Through what grades? Ninth and
tenth. What year first introduced? Ninth.

Is manual training taught? No. Is domestic science taught? No.
Are teachers examined before election? No, optional with Super-
intendent.

Population of town or city (1900), 1,507.

School population of town (all children in town between six and
twenty-one): White, boys 115; girls 127—242. Colored, boys 69;
girls 86—155. Total, 397.

Total enrollment in schools: White, boys 108; girls 126 — 234.
Colored, boys 60; girls 90—150. Total, 384.

Per cent of school population attending school: White, boys 82;
girls 88 — average 85. Colored, boys 70; girls 90 — average 80.

Average attendance in public school: White, boys 94; girls 112 —
206. Colored, boys 43; girls 70—113. Total, 319.

Number of teachers( not including Superintendent) : White, men
1; women 4. Colored, men 1; women 1.

Average salary paid teachers for year (not including Superintend-
ent) : White, men $425.00; women $255.00. Colored, men $200.00;
women $160.00.

Average number of pupils to teacher: White, boys 19; girls 22 —
41. Colored, boys 22; girls 36— 58.

Number of grades in school: White 9; colored 4.

Total number of weeks of school session: White 34; colored 32.

Number of teachers' meetings held during the year: White 24;
colored 12.

Number of school buildings in use: White 1; colored 1.

Value of buildings and grounds (owned by district) : White
$13,582; colored $1,750. Total, $15,332.

Value of school furniture: White $914.00; colored $125. Total,
$1,039.

Value of school apparatus: White $200.00; colored $35.00. Total,
$235.00.

Number volumes in library, in its infancy.

What is the amount of debt on school property, bonds or other-
wise? $11,000, town bonds.

Financial Report,
receipts.

Apportionment from County School Fund, $425.00.
From special poll tax, $211.00.
From special property tax, $2,289.00.



246 Biennial Eepokt of the

What is the levy for special tax? Property, for running expense,



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