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Boys - 19.314 23,997

Girls - - 19,097 23,009

Second year-
Boys 7.823 9.930

Girls 9,257 11,159

Third year—

Boys 5,009 6,683

Girls 6,109 8.342

Fourth year-
Boys - -, 4,072 5,576

Girls 5.748 6,909

Total boys 36,218 45,986

Total girls .— 40.211 49,419

Grand total 76.429 95,405

Number ol graduates for year-
Boys 3,525 3.781

Girls -,- 4,851 5.182

Totals 8,376 8,963

Number ol students enrolled in postgraduate departments:

First year-
Boys - 393

Girls 550

Second year-
Boys _ 91

Girls 84

Total boys 484

Total girls _ 634

Grand total _ 1,118

Attendance, etc.:

Average daily attendance _ 53,397 58,881

Average length of term (in days) _-_ 185 187

Number of volumes in libraries. 367,924 413,477

Financial Statement.

Receipts from— 1915. 1916.

Balance on hand $2,856,830 57 $2,656,299 69

State apportionments 725,412 12 827,200 52

County taxes 3,326,893 22

District taxes for maintenance 6.651,756 70 3,802,076 52

District taxes for building.™ 2,185,013 73 117.713 20

Sale of bonds - 1,717.016 93

Miscellaneous sources 133,481 13 756,006 70

Totals - .— $12,516,494 25 $13,203,206 78

Note. — The law providing county tax for high schools went Into effect August,

1915. Special tax and bonds for buildings were reported as one up to 1916, hence
change this year.

Expenditures for—

Salary of teachers - $4,658,412 87 $5,266,521 40

Janitors and other employees _ - - 678.327 25

Supplies, wood, etc 1,852.981 91 1,119.773 94

Books and apparatus 145,748 13 158.145 74

Laboratory supplies 96.745 59

Sites, buildings and furniture — 2,986.724 02 2,594.226 as

Totals $9,643,866 93 $9,943,739 95

Balance on hand at close of year $2,872,627 32 $3,289,466 83

Average cost per pupil for all cost of high schools,

excepting the cost for buildings $87 10 $76 72

NoTB. — This cost has fallen off mainly on account of the large number of students
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Average tax rate for— i9i5. mi.

County, for maintenance $0,142

District tax for maintenance $0,345 .235

District, for building .168 .1175

Rate of interest paid on bonds .0516 iJ514

Total outstanding bonds $12,322,843 $13,15i639

Valuation of all property-
Sites, buildings and furniture $22,608,825 $25,150;585

Laboratories, etc 682,902 858,092

Books and apparatus 495,100 578,993

Totals ...., , $23,786,827 $26,588,670

Average salary paid teachers:

Principals— No.

Men 264 $2,104 22

Women 15 1.574 00

Teachers (regular)—

Men 856 1,455 85

Women 1,697 1.331 43

Special-
Men 496 135 49

Women 671 1.271 70

Up to 1916 the annual salary was given simply by men and women. For 1915
the following was reported:

Men $1,502 96

Women _ 1.157 20



Miscellaneous School Statistics.

Number of teachers attending Institutes— 1915. 1916.

High schools - 3,263 3,861

Elementary schools 12,465 12,884

Kindergartens _ 411 524

Totals 16,139 17.269

Cost of teachers' institutes-
Paid instructors $14,238 95 $10,541 70

Paid for expenses 3,417 58 3,908 22

Totals $17,656 53 $14.549 92

Cost of trustees' meetings-
Paid instructors $345 10 $1,117 90

Paid for expenses __ 1.350 85 2,513 40

Totals - $1,695 95 $3,631 30

Note. — In most Instances the expenses are paid from the county or current
expense of the school districts. The law really Intends this. But in some of the
counties the superintendent pays directly from the unapportioned county school

funds. In the first Instance the expense is not shown in this report, as it Is includea
in the expense of the school district. In the report given here is included the
expenses paid from the general or unapportioned county school fund.

Number of certificates issued by county boards of
education for the year:

On examination, to— 1915. 1916.

Men 117 87

Women _ 468 329

On credentials, to—

Men _ 765 678

Women .,. 3.533 4.537

Amount of fees collected for examination and issu-
ance of certificates $11,549 $12,878

Number of teachers in kindergarten, elementary and

high schools - 16,794 17,860

Number of pupils enrolled in kindergarten, elementary

and high schools _ 508,590 540.688

Total average daily attendance in kind'ergarten."eie^

mentary and high schools 393.088 410.978



Total expenditures for kindergarten, elementary and
high sohools - 31,691,961 28 30,126,651 69



Total cost for salary of county superintendents and deputies.

Cost of traveling of such officers

Cost of postage and oxpressage _

Other expenses— supplies, etc



Total



Total cost of salaries of members of county board of education...

Traveling expenses of members

Other expenses



Total

Total cost of city superintendents for salaries and for salaries of

deputies .—

Cost of traveling for such officers _

Other office expenses _



$204,877 43

18,021 35

1.163 74

13.748 80



Total



$243,811 32

$57,452 53
7,594 88
6.181 46

$71,228 87

$235,165 55

4,973 13

27.168 87

$267,307 55



(4) State Normal Schools.



Number of schools

Number of teachers employed:

Men

Women



Totals



Number of students enrolled:
Normal department —

Boys

Girls



Totals



Number of pupils enrolled:
Training schools-
Boys

Girls



Totals



Number of graduates:

Boys

Girls



Totals



Grand total since organization:

Boys - .-_

Girls _-_



Grand total .



1915.



198



267



4,331



1,535
1,628



3.163

1915.

95

1,739



1.834



1916.



75
209



284



382
4.615



4,997



1,583
1,670



3.253

1916.

93

1,515



1,172
15.962



17,134



Financial Statement.
Receipts from-

Balance on hand $167,336 94

State appropriations 790.709 65

Tuition and other sources. _ 36,462 39

Miscellaneous sources _



Totals _ $995,508 98

Expenditures for—

Salary of teachers. $384,185 88

Janitors, labor and supplies _ 107.453 02

Sites, buildings and furniture 113.106 62



$32,607 06

1,109.042 50

9,054 19

16,356 59

$1,161,060 34



$488,926 85
123.539 36
267,810 14



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Grounds - - - $573,000 $570,500

Buildings 1.744^70 2.116.584

Furniture 115,149 227,223

Books 212,429 104,867

Apparatus - — 51,001 39.125

Supplies on hand 13,978

Totals - $3,696,149 $3,072,277

Number of acres in normal grounds 159.47 160.97

Number ol books in libraries—

At beginning of year 91,394 97,315

Bought or donated _ 8.538 ia879

Lost or destroyed —1,860 — 4,707

Total at close of year 98,072 103,487

(5) Recapitulation.

1915. 1916.

Number of elementary school districts -.. 3,452 3.4W

Number of high schools 265 288

Number of teachers employed in all schools-
Kindergarten 442 548

Elementary _ 12,969 13,318

High schools 3,383 3,999

Normal schools _ 267 284

California Polytechnic — 15 17

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind— 36 39

University of California 411 433

Totals 17,523 18,638

Students enrolled in all schools-
Kindergarten schools - - — 16,369 20,721

Elementary schools - 418,955 427,231

High schools 76,429 196,^3

Normal schools — 4,626 4.997

California Polytechnic School _ 162 176

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind 286 276

University of California t6,746 $7,336

Totals 523,573 557,350

Receipts-
Kindergartens $459,623 44 $700,167 08

Elementary schools ., .— 26,991,309 58 26,557,895 18

High schools .,_ 12.516,494 25 13,203,206 78

Normal schools 995.508 98 1.161,006 34

California Polytechnic 89,643 93 89,898 09

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind 105,637 12 115,868 54

University of California 2,784.024 28 3.492.013 71

Totals - $43,942,241 58 $45,320,055 ?2

Expenditures-
Kindergartens - $386,955 61 $550,840 51

Elementary schools 21.661.138 74 21,662,075 23

High schools 9,643,866 98 9,913,739 95

Normal schools 615,333 39 891,644 87

California Polytechnic 81,041 78 88.582 43

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind 102,273 75 110,266 35

University of California 2,727,616 84 3.246,073 19

Totals _ $35,218,227 04 $36,463,222 53



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Elementary schools 55,566,467 00 58,023.726 00

High schools 23,786.827 00 26,588,670 00

Normal schools 2,696.149 00 3.072,427 00

Oalifornia Polytechnic ♦558,669 00 558,669 00

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind _ ♦1,343,081 00 1,343,081 00

University of Oalifornia 10,835,152 00 11,761,000 00

Totals $94,871,445 00 $101,457,061 00

Number of books in school libraries-
Kindergartens — 1,633 2,169

Elementary schools 2,859,277 2,928,208

High schools _ 367,924 413,477

Normal schools 98,072 103,487

Oalifornia Polytechnic 3,500 3,600

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind.. _ 3,800 6,300

University of Oalifornia 304,666 332,884

Totals 3,638.872 3,790^120

Number of graduates-
Elementary schools - 27,509 *27,509

High schools _ - 8.376 8,882

Normal schools _ 1,834 1,608

Oalifornia Polytechnic 22

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind. 19 21

University of Oalifornia 972 1,080

Totals 38.732 39,100

Total outstanding bonded debt-
Elementary schools $24,093,010 00 $28,600,496 00

High schools 12,349,843 00 13,361,189 00

Totals $36,442,853 00 $41,961,685 00



Total Expenses for All School Purposes.

1915. 1916.

Kindergartens $386,955 61 $550,840 51

Elementary schools 21,661,138 74 21,662,075 23

High schools 9,643,866 93 9,913,739 95

Totals $31,691,961 28 $32,126,655 69

Overhead expenses—

Oflace of county superintendent of schools $243,811 32

Expense of county board of education 71.228 87

Expenses of city offices _ t267.307 55

Total $;^15,W0 19

Oflfice of superintendent of public instruction $16,512 90 $17,584 91

Total cost of state board of education 31,647 95 25,816 57

Entire cost of textbooks, manufacture, royalty, cost

of shipment, etc. 113,558 79 105,444 85

Totals $161,719 64 $148,846 33

State normal schools 615,333 39 891,644 87

California Polytechnic School 81.041 78 88,582 43

Institution for the Deaf and the Blind 102.273 75 110,266 35

University of California. 2,727,616 84 3,246.073 19

Totals $3,526,265 76 $4,336,566 84

Grand totals $35,379,946 68 $36,927,109 05

•Same as 1916, as no report was given for 1915.



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Conservatory of Music 103

Continuation classes, recommended legislation 68

Convention of high school principals:

Meeting of 149

Publication of proceedings 140

Recommendations of 150

Spirit of 149

Cooperation of teachers, appreciation of 17

Correspondence instruction 170

Cost of equipment, junior collei^es 162

Cost per capita :

In elementary and high schools 187

In high schools 184

In junior colleges 160

In upper high school classps 183

Reasons for higher cost in high school 185

Table showing cost in various schools 191

County high school fund bill :

Effect of, on evening schools 168

General effects of 184

County library cooperation with high school 177

County superintendents, list of 112

Courses of study :

Appointment of committee on 155

Data concerning 157

In intermediate schools 167

In small high schools 182

More definite requirements for 155

Problems of 155

Recommendations concerning 147

Suggested basis of organization 158

Credentials, high school :

Limitation of 150

Number issued 153

Standards for 153

Credentials in special subjects, tabulation of 262, 281

Credentials, state ; 9

Credentials, table of, in special subjects 51

D

Daughters of the American Revolution 141

Dean of girls 172

Dean of junior college 162

Directory 111

E

Educational directory 111

Elementary schools, more money needed for 185

Elementary school statistics 29T

Enrollment :

By courses 158

In California 186

In junior colleges 160

Evening high schools :



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HixaminatioDK, slate 4i

Expenditures for hiRh schools :

In junior colleges 147

Investigated 160

Total in California 184

Expert readers of textbooks, list of 148

Extension, high school 170

F

Federal aid 250

Federation of Women's Clubs 140

Finances :

Of high schools 184

Of junior colleges 163

Fraternities condemned 150

Funds of student bodies, recommended legislation 68

G

General s<Iuk)1 statistics 323

(Jeorge Junior Republic 96

Graduates of high schools, number 186

H

Harmon^' of department 17

Health and development 47

Higher professional degree :

Established at university 155

Recommended by principals' convention 150

High school extension 170

High school statistics 311

Home and school, cooperation of 172

Household arts 228

I

Industrial courses, tabulation of 210

Institution for Deaf and Blind, statistics of 343

Institutions accredited in special courses 64

Investigations by (Commissioner of Se<'ondary Schools 145

Intermediate schools :

Community schools 184

Course of study 167

In rural communities 16G

Organization of 166

Vocational 167

J

Joint action :

Commission of Immigration and Housing 13

State Board of Charities and Corrections 13

State Board of Health 13

Junior college :

Classification of students 165

Cost of equipment 162

Cost of instruction 160

Course of study 164

Dean of 162



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INDEX. 373

Junior college — Continued. Page
Growth of 150

Internal organization 162

I.<egal provisions concerning 163

Limitation on organization of 164

Recommended legislation 68

K

Kindergarten statistics 293

Kindergarten training schools, accredited 62

King City high school 188

L
Legislation recommended :

Evening high schools 160

Free textbooks 150

Intermediate schools - 183

Junior college 163

Proposed by president 14

Tenure of principals. 183

Tenure of trustees 181

Librarians :

Credentials of 176

Salaries of 178

Schools employing 177

Status of 177

Teacher-librarians 178

Training of 176

Library :

Better policy concerning 176

County cooperation 177

Need for standardization 177

Number of books in 176

Status of 176

Library funds, recommendation concerning 150

Library use, instruction in 179

Life diplomas 47

Los Angeles office of board 13

M

Manual and industrial arts 226

Manual training, etc., in elementary schools 224

Military training 173

N
Normal schools:

Admission and graduation requirements 34

Kindergarten training course 38

List of accredited 57

New regulations 11

Special courses 37

Standardization 131

Number of pupils enrolled 186

Nurse, the county . 139

O

Oakland vocational school 167

Open-air schools . 126

Ornamentation of school grounds 139



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Part-time classes 252

Poll tax, effect of abolition 15

Practice teaching:

At Stanford University 154

At University of California 154

At University of Southern California 155

Preston School of Industry d3

Prevocational schools 248

I'rincipals :

Hetter tenure recommended 180

Salaries of 190

Prison schools :

Folsom 99

San Quentin 91

Proceedings of Principals' (Convention, publication of 149

R
Reports:

Commissioner of Elementary Schools IIT

Commissioner of Secondary Schools 143

Commissioner of Industrial and Vocational Education 197

(Committee on Accreditation 55

Committee on Vocational Education 48

Credential Committee 42

Finance Committee 70

legislative Committee 66

Normal School Committee 31

President 7

Publicity Committee 65

Retirement Salary Fund Committee 69

Secretary 83

Textbook Committee 21

Retirement salaries, how granted 74

Retirement salary law :

Bonds purchased by fund 72

Conditions in future 76

Disbursements 75

Financial statement 69

Necessity for revision 15

Recommended legislation 69

Safeguards suggested 77

Sources of revenue 73

Value of law 77

Rural high school 180

Rural school improvements 126

Rural schools, recommended legislation 68

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Salaries :

Maximum teachers* salaries 188

Minimum teachers* salaries 189

Principals' 190

Schedules for small schools 181



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Intermediate school courses 183

Problems of 180

Salary schedule for 181

Tenure of teachers 180

Tenure of trustees 181

Southern California, University of, see University.

Standardization of schools 151

Stanford University :

Cooperation of 155

Credentials issued by 153

Practice teaching at 154

Standards 241

State Board High School Credentials 43

State Board of Education, contingent expense 85

State Board of Forestry 137

State Board of Health 135

State Library 136

State normal school statistics 333

Statistical summary 359

Subjects taught in high schools 157

Summer schools 171

Supervised study :

Effect of 175

Introduction and plan of 174

Supervisor of boys' activities , 172

T

Taxation and expenditure for high schools 184

Tax rates, county and district 191, 196

Teachers :

Credentials issued to 153

Limitation of credentials 160

Maximum salaries 188

Minimum salaries 189

Number of 186

Tenure of 180

Training of 153

Tenure, longer recommended 180

Textbooks :

Adoptions 7

Adoptions and recommendations 121

Character of 26

Contracts with publishers 26

Cost of z^

Discussion of prohibited 21

Distribution of 90

Financial statement 30

Method of selecting 22

Recommended legislation 68

StatisUcs of 353

Tables of books selected 24

Textbooks, high school 8, 29

Cost of free books 151



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Present law enforced 147

Selection of 152

State uniformity opposed 150

Thacher school 100

I'raining high school :

At University of California 154

Recommended by principals 150

Tuberculosis 139

U

Uniformity of textbooks 151

T University of California :

Higher professional degrees recommended 150

School of education 155

Training high school 154

Statistics of 547

University of Southern California :

Credentials issued by J 153

Practice teaching at 155

V

Visual education 150

Vocational courses 244

Vocational education :

In Oakland intermediate school 167

Smith-Hughes bill 150

Vocational guidance 239

Vocational intermediate school 167

Vocational teachers, training of 256

Vocational training in evening schools 222

Vocational work in elementary schools, tabulation of 218

Vocational work in evening schools, tabulation of 217

Vocational work in high schools, tabulation of 204

Vocational work in intermediate schools, tabulation 216

W

Women teachers, number of 186

Y

Yrekn high school 183



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