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William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas


ERA OF PEACE, PART 20

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EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS.

                    EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS.
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                    GENERAL SUMMARY                       1881.       1882.
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School population...................................... 348,300     357,920
Enrollment in public schools........................... 247,819     269,945
Average daily attendance............................... 139,853     162,017
Number organized districts.............................   6,325       6,436
Number different teachers employed.....................   8,241       8,250
Average salary of teachers.............................  $31.19      $28.19
Average length of school year in weeks.................   22.03       22.81
Amount of school bonds issued..........................$338,742 $378,766.40
Total bonded debt......................................    ...   $1,706,480
Number of districts sustaining school three months.....   5,714       6,003
Number districts not sustaining school three months....     608         411
Estimated value of buildings and grounds...............    ...   $4,897,368
Number school buildings................................    ...        5,555
Number school rooms....................................    ...        6,789
Number of applicants for teachers' certificates........  9,162        8,845
Number certificates granted............................  7,434        7,201
Number of inexperienced teachers certificated..........  1,246        1,546
Number of employed teachers holding State certificates.     50           79
No. of employed teachers that attended the Normal Inst.  4,192        3,953
Expenditures for common schools.....................$1,996,335   $2,194,174
Enrollment in normal institutes.....................     6,303        6,218
Disbursements for normal institutes.................   $21,127      $20,636
Apportionment of the State school fund.............$268,832.26  $271,542.24
Number of County superintendents' visits...........      3,392        6,893
Superintendents; conferences with district boards..       ...         6,835
Examinations of District Clerks' records...........       ...         2,454
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           No. of      No. organ-   No. of school  No. of chil-  
YEARS.     Counties    ized school  districts      dren of       
           Reporting   districts.   Reporting.     schoolage.    
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1861....        12          217           114          4,901      
1862....        28          534           304         13,976     
1863....        33          705           506         24,574     
1864....        33          823           640         37,979     
1865....        35          847           721         45,441      
1866....        37          986           871         54,725     
1867....        42        1,172         1,056         62,833     
1868....        43        1,372         1,232         76,150     
1869....        43        1,707         1,621         92,517     
1870....        47        2,068         1,950        119,244     
1871....        53        2,647         2,438        142,358     
1872....        60        3,419         3,170        165,982     
1873....        64        4,004         3,847        184,957     
1874....        68        4,395         4,181        199,010      
1875....        71        4,560         4,280        199,986      
1876....        70        4,658         4,442        212,977      
1877....        71        4,865         4,536        232,874      
1878....        71        5,136         5,002        266,575      
1879....        77        5,622         5,471        312,231      
1880....        84        6,134         5,927        340,647      
1881....        85        6,325         6,133        348,300      
1882....        84        6,436         6,217        357,920      
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============================================================= No. of Average Av. Time of No. of YEARS. children daily at- sch. taught, teachers enrolled. tendance. months. employed. ============================================================= 1861....... 2,310 ... ... ... 1862....... 8,595 ... 3.2 319 1863....... 15,103 5,549 3.8 564 1864....... 22,667 8,744 3.5 732 1865....... 26,409 14,210 3.4 899 1866....... 31,528 ... 4.3 1,086 1867....... 39,449 20,573 4.4 1,205 1868....... 45,140 27,238 5 1,601 1869....... 58,681 31,124 5 2,014 1870....... 63,218 39,401 5.2 2,240 1871....... 89,777 52,891 5.8 3,078 1872....... 106,663 61,538 5.4 3,795 1873....... 121,690 71,062 5.31 4,975 1874....... 135,598 77,386 5.5 5,043 1875....... 142,606 85,580 5.1 5,383 1876....... 147,224 89,896 5.2 5,576 1877....... 158,075 94,009 5.3 6,063 1878....... 177,806 106,932 5.6 6,359 1879....... 208,434 123,715 6.1 6,922 1880....... 231,434 137,667 6 7,780 1881....... 247,819 139,853 5.5 8,241 1882....... 269,978 162,017 5.7 8,250 ------------------------------------------------------Cont.

=============================================================== Average salary per mo. Amount Amount ex- YEARS. paid pended on fuel, Male. Female. teachers repairs, etc. =============================================================== 1861.... ... ... .... .... 1862.... ... ... $14,009 67 $1,747 23 1863.... ... ... 24,845 27 .... 1864.... $27 00 $16 10 16,361 67 10,625 61 1865.... 46 74 34 41 86,898 92 .... 1866.... 41 27 28 90 115,924 11 .... 1867.... 39 44 26 41 170,046 39 42,824 42 1868.... 39 56 29 08 203,878 54 47,319 87 1869.... 37 07 29 98 292,719094 79,343 76 1870.... 39 60 31 10 318,596 31 98,644 33 1871.... 41 54 31 75 449,273 05 44,690 58 1872.... 40 20 31 50 596,611 94 58,886 08 1873.... 38 43 30 64 716,056 08 51,504 06 1874.... 37 24 28 69 723,578 63 51,263 70 1875.... 33 98 27 25 689,906 64 113,208 41 1876.... 33 66 27 03 743,578 08 206,519 84 1877.... 32 12 25 85 909,656 65 221,699 35 1878.... 33 68 27 10 980,435 07 220,791 56 1879.... 31 65 25 30 1,012,699 16 274,260 50 1880.... 32 47 25 98 1,088,504 39 306,278 06 1881.... 38 88 23 49 1,192,784 94 292,969 75 1882.... 31 42 24 95 1,296,255 68 331,945 54 ----------------------------------------------------------Cont.

================================================================== Disburse- Amount No. Value of YEARS. ment of St. raised by school school sch. fund. direct tax. houses. property. ================================================================== 1861....... .... .... ... .... 1862....... .... $10,381 81 ... $10,432 50 1863....... $12,918 14 12,300 59 ... 32,972 60 1864....... 24,193 01 58,343 29 ... 76,500 71 1865....... 28,814 11 107,293 47 ... 122,822 64 1866....... 31,054 24 192,620 17 ... 318,897 31 1867....... 49,961 36 273,058 18 703 573,690 08 1868....... 55,989 90 342,421 70 953 813,062 75 1869....... 116,235 80 428,983 98 1,213 1,031,892 00 1870....... 139,957 37 518,332 85 1,501 1,520,041 40 1871....... 182,377 20 534,261 69 1,820 2,024,594 33 1872....... 217,810 80 822,644 94 2,437 2,845,262 58 1873....... 231,917 28 931,958 69 3,134 3,408,956 00 1874....... 261,952 62 895,095 35 3,543 3,989,085 67 1875....... 264,683 30 685,162 27 3,715 4,096,527 00 1876....... 289,978 70 716,833 75 3,881 4,600,259 00 1877....... 311,320 18 815,742 23 4,157 4,277,094 00 1878....... 314,379 90 947,079 24 4,520 4,527,227 00 1879....... 362,506 50 918,835 24 4,932 4,407,136 00 1880....... 302,864 07 1,120,197 72 5,315 4,633,044 00 1881....... 268,832 26 1,233,634 70 ... .... 1882....... 271,542 24 1,442,038 86 5,328 4,381,749 00 -------------------------------------------------------------Cont.

=========================== Total am't YEARS. received by Treasurers. =========================== 1861....... .... 1862....... $ 14,530 26 1863....... 26,722 13 1864....... 112,373 85 1865....... 134,847 71 1866....... 253,926 56 1867....... 273,057 18 1868....... 342,271 92 1869....... 429,215 58 1870....... 799,318 51 1871....... 1,074,946 09 1872....... 1,701,950 44 1873....... 1,657,318 27 1874....... 1,638,977 99 1875....... 1,478,998 64 1876....... 1,378,283 08 1877....... 1,597,391 35 1878....... 1,803,303 33 1879....... 1,878,563 02 1880....... 2,160,506 73 1881....... 2,310,001 09 1882....... 2,547,764 04 ---------------------------

SCHOOL CENSUS OF THE STATE OF KANSAS FOR 1882, BY COUNTIES.

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                  Number of Scholars         Number Enroled in
                  Between 5 and 21           Public Schools.
COUNTIES.            Years Old.
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                  Male   Female    Total      Male    Female     Total
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Allen........    2,342    2,176    4,488     1,779     1,718     3,497
Anderson.....    2,024    1,896    3,920     2,024     1,896     3,920
Atchison.....    4,326    4,164    8,490     3,066     2,960     6,026
Barbour......      434      427      861       192       208       400
Barton.......    1,848    1,717    3,565     1,299     1,159     2,458
Bourbon......    3,995    3,871    7,866     2,921     3,088     6,009
Brown........    2,748    2,445    5,193     2,145     1,937     4,082
Butler.......    3,623    3,249    6,872     2,699     2,604     5,303
Chase........    1,102    1,038    2,140       914       865     1,779
Chautauqua...    2,451    2,213    4,664     2,123     1,788     3,911
Cherokee.....    4,217    3,937    8,154     2,374     2,139     4,513
Clay.........    2,464    2,277    4,741     1,985     1,626     3,611
Cloud........    2,849    2,885    5,734     2,276     2,213     4,489
Coffey.......    2,380    2,195    4,575     1,976     1,784     3,760
Cowley.......    3,936    3,539    7,475     3,223     2,967     6,190
Crawford.....    3,697    3,558    7,255     2,889     2,607     5,496
Davis........    1,312    1,188    2,500     1,070       962     2,032
Decatur......      455      426      881       346       349       695
Dickinson....    2,833    2,670    5,503     2,397     2,304     4,701
Doniphan.....    2,600    2,503    5,103     2,038     1,870     3,908
Douglas......    3,999    3,826    7,825     2,999     2,793     5,792
Edwards......      306      309      615       177       224       401
Elk..........    2,185    2,043    4,228     1,315     1,326     2,641
Ellis........    1,376    1,247    2,623       532       529     1,061
Ellsworth....    1,491    1,353    2,844     1,116     1,077     2,193
Ford.........      549      483    1,032       308       364       672
Franklin.....    2,432    2,326    4,758     1,853     1,879     3,732
Graham.......      572      507    1,079       268       252       520
Greenwood....    2,231    1,988    4,219     1,541     1,446     2,987
Harper.......      679      626    1,305       393       370       763
Harvey.......    2,181    1,959    4,140     1,693     1,516     3,209
Hodgeman.....      210      173      383       120        80       200
Jackson......    2,266    2,050    4,316     1,868     1,698     3,566
Jefferson....    3,188    2,951    6,139     2,561     2,296     4,857
Jewell.......    3,094    2,967    6,061     2,729     2,532     5,261
Johnson......    3,224    3,034    6,258     2,457     2,329     4,786
Kingman......      496      430      926       408       364       772
Labette......    4,436    4,225    8,661     3,656     3,406     7,062
Leavenworth..    6,135    5,884   12,019     3,636     3,569     7,205
Lincoln......    1,475    1,416    2,891     1,159     1,108     2,267
Linn.........    3,151    3,030    6,181     2,674     2,597     5,271
Lyon.........    3,188    2,838    6,026     2,720     2,139     4,859
Marion.......    2,361    2,068    4,429     1,730     1,629     3,359
Marshall.....    3,362    3,010    6,372     2,474     2,517     4,991
McPherson....    3,036    2,684    5,720     1,852     2,000     3,852
Miami........    3,242    3,194    6,436     2,129     2,094     4,223
Mitchell.....    2,334    2,240    4,574     1,924     1,810     3,734
Montgomery...    3,781    3,595    7,376     3,064     2,943     6,007
Morris.......    1,765    1,704    3,469     1,418     1,240     2,658
Nemaha.......    2,874    2,640    5,514     2,456     2,261     4,717
Neosho.......    2,904    2,675    5,579     2,366     2,262     4,628
Ness.........      546      462    1,008       311       269       580
Norton.......    1,137      985    2,122       804       276     1,480
Osage........    3,905    3,623    7,528     3,098     2,924     6,022
Osborne......    2,040    1,761    3,801     1,392     1,207     2,599
Ottawa.......    1,910    1,796    3,706     1,456     1,405     2,861
Pawnee.......      992      884    1,876       836       829     1,665
Phillips.....    1,655    1,512    3,167     1,305     1,232     2,537
Pottawatomie.    2,928    2,765    5,693     2,392     2,162     4,554
Pratt........      249      257      506       168       203       371
Rawlins......      267      243      510        94        98       192
Reno.........    2,152    2,093    4,245     1,701     1,705     3,406
Republic.....    2,565    2,389    4,954     3,272     2,138     5,410
Rice.........    1,842    1,646    3,488     1,522     1,357     2,879
Riley........    1,975    1,803    3,778     1,358     1,203     2,561
Rooks........    1,209    1,175    2,384       745       770     1,515
Rush.........      805      803    1,608       494       434       928
Russell......    1,106    1,026    2,132       626       560     1,186
Saline.......    2,395    2,413    4,808     1,839     1,724     3,563
Sedgwick.....    2,883    2,745    5,628     2,180     2,091     4,271
Shawnee......    5,595    5,901   11,496     3,674     3,624     7,298
Sheridan.....      186      174      360        85        77       162
Smith........    2,303    2,171    4,474     1,963     1,872     3,835
Stafford.....      705      604    1,309       442       390       832
Sumner.......    3,403    3,048    6,451     2,971     2,462     5,433
Trego........      402      317      719       109        79       188   
Waubaunsee...    1,806    1,612    3,418     1,357     1,166     2,523
Washington...    3,141    2,871    6,012     2,144     2,467     4,611
Wilson.......    2,777    2,618    5,395     2,361     2,133     4,494
Woodson......    1,392    1,232    2,624     1,039     1,089     2,128
Wyandotte....    4,198    4,212    8,410     2,414     2,421     4,835
Unorganized..      176      156      332      ....      ....      ....
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   Total.....  184,774  173,146  357,920   139,484   130,461   269,945  
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=================================================================== Average Number of School Estimated Value Daily Buildings and of School COUNTIES. Atten- School Rooms, 1882. Property, dance. =================== 1882. Buildg's Rooms. =================================================================== Allen........ 2,053 68 80 $47,250 Anderson..... 1,895 75 82 50,000 Atchison..... 3,851 74 101 148,000 Barbour...... 297 7 7 2,850 Barton....... 1,566 60 67 39,724 Bourbon...... 3,620 100 124 89,672 Brown........ 2,165 78 89 78,185 Butler....... 3,296 140 161 130,400 Chase........ 890 45 53 41,073 Chautauqua... 2,670 88 94 50,410 Cherokee..... 1,992 98 118 34,792 Clay......... 2,246 91 100 69,600 Cloud........ 2,684 98 110 75,000 Coffey....... 2,447 78 87 65,000 Cowley....... 3,870 124 141 79,756 Crawford..... 2,999 113 128 50,650 Davis........ 1,281 43 51 45,000 Decatur...... 508 17 17 1,700 Dickinson.... 2,757 114 130 95,000 Doniphan..... 2,740 72 84 90,200 Douglas...... 3,819 95 114 200,800 Edwards...... 284 18 21 .... Elk.......... 1,016 76 81 42,375 Ellis........ 738 22 28 31,500 Ellsworth.... 1,465 66 71 39,760 Ford......... 333 .. .. .... Franklin..... 2,232 90 95 61,200 Graham....... 185 .. .. .... Greenwood.... 1,775 93 97 77,000 Harper....... 445 .. .. .... Harvey....... 1,981 66 86 72,100 Hodgeman..... 154 5 5 800 Jackson...... 2,090 76 89 62,135 Jefferson.... 2,650 89 104 62,300 Jewell....... 3,420 148 157 74,500 Johnson...... 2,731 92 108 73,600 Kingman...... 548 .. .. .... Labette...... 4,045 103 123 120,000 Leavenworth.. 4,519 77 84 287,000 Lincoln...... 1,510 66 67 19,250 Linn......... 2,895 98 108 94,500 Lyon......... 3,184 104 124 108,890 Marion....... 1,924 77 97 67,075 Marshall..... 2,869 110 125 .... McPherson.... 2,473 100 106 75,000 Miami........ 1,869 .. .. .... Mitchell..... 2,461 98 107 50,500 Montgomery... 3,638 103 126 101,250 Morris....... 1,535 56 60 30,000 Nemaha....... 2,615 97 116 96,704 Neosho....... 2,106 97 106 .... Ness......... 358 16 16 2,990 Norton....... 965 80 84 8,500 Osage........ 3,753 112 153 116,800 Osborne...... 1,655 91 97 3,851 Ottawa....... 1,257 77 83 40,000 Pawnee....... 1,045 51 54 .... Phillips..... 1,677 75 80 14,557 Pottawatomie. 2,517 98 106 80,735 Pratt........ 220 8 8 2,416 Rawlins...... 123 5 5 .... Reno......... 2,264 98 118 70,000 Republic..... 2,481 103 105 54,502 Rice......... 1,764 87 95 49,782 Riley........ 1,347 72 80 40,000 Rooks........ 1,391 49 52 5,500 Rush......... 521 40 41 .... Russell...... 680 .. .. .... Saline....... 2,243 76 90 95,000 Sedgwick..... 2,342 131 131 73,215 Shawnee...... 4,305 91 133 265,000 Sheridan..... 100 1 1 94 Smith........ 2,555 120 123 25,085 Stafford..... 456 37 37 .... Sumner....... 3,769 154 163 84,600 Trego........ 78 8 9 1,300 Waubaunsee... 1,331 63 67 44,550 Washington... 2,830 120 130 75,000 Wilson....... 2,354 96 108 50,875 Woodson...... 2,528 64 70 44,800 Wyandotte.... 2,600 .. .. .... Unorganized.. .... .. .. .... ------------------------------------------------------------- Total..... 162,017 5,328 6,468 $4,381,749 ---------------------------------------------------------------Cont.

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