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 Front Cover
 Front Matter
 Acknowledgement
 Table of Contents
 Directory of negro school
 Physical plant and personnel
 Elementary schools on double session...
 Bus transportation
 Nature and composition of schools...
 Percentage of attendence 1954-...
 Duval Country vocational schoo...
 Adult education program
 Veteran's night school
 Oakland
 Forest Park
 A. L. Lewis
 Long Brance
 Douglas Anderson
 College Park
 Wesconnett
 Moncrief
 Arlington
 Susie E. Tolbert
 Pickett
 Isaiah Blocker
 West Jacksonville
 Jacksonville Beach
 Darnell-Cookman
 Matthew W. Gilbert
 Richard L. Brown
 Smart Pope Livingston
 James Weldon Johnson
 New Stanton
 John E. Ford
 Baldwin






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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front cover
    Front Matter
        Front matter
        Page 1
    Acknowledgement
        Page 2
    Table of Contents
        Page 3
        Page 4
    Directory of negro school
        Page 5
    Physical plant and personnel
        Page 6
    Elementary schools on double session 1955-1956
        Page 7
    Bus transportation
        Page 8
    Nature and composition of schools personnel
        Page 9
    Percentage of attendence 1954-1955
        Page 10
        Page 11
    Duval Country vocational school
        Page 12
        Page 13
    Adult education program
        Page 14
        Page 15
    Veteran's night school
        Page 16
        Page 17
    Oakland
        Page 18
        Page 19
    Forest Park
        Page 20
    A. L. Lewis
        Page 21
        Page 22
    Long Brance
        Page 23
    Douglas Anderson
        Page 24
        Page 25
    College Park
        Page 26
    Wesconnett
        Page 27
    Moncrief
        Page 28
        Page 29
    Arlington
        Page 30
    Susie E. Tolbert
        Page 31
        Page 32
    Pickett
        Page 33
    Isaiah Blocker
        Page 34
        Page 35
    West Jacksonville
        Page 36
    Jacksonville Beach
        Page 37
    Darnell-Cookman
        Page 38
    Matthew W. Gilbert
        Page 39
        Page 40
        Page 41
    Richard L. Brown
        Page 42
    Smart Pope Livingston
        Page 43
    James Weldon Johnson
        Page 44
        Page 45
    New Stanton
        Page 46
        Page 47
        Page 48
    John E. Ford
        Page 49
        Page 50
    Baldwin
        Page 51
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NEGRO SCHOOLS


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NEGRO SCHOOLS OF DUVAL COUNTY

1955-56


BOARD MEMBERS


Ned P. Searcy
V. T. Spivey


L. S. Sheffield*
Martinez Baker


Lassiter Mason


TRUSTEES


Frank Sherman


Mrs. W. C. Pate


Spencer Ladd, Jr.


Mrs. Iva T. Sprinkle, Superintendent

C. E. Anderson, Director of Instruction

J. Irving E. Scott, Director of Negro Education

Mrs. Thelma H. Livingston, Supervisor, Guidance
Negro Schools


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FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THIS WORK, WE ACKNOWLEDGE WITH
GRATITUDE THE ASSISTANCE GIVEN BtY
DUVAL COUNTY PRINCIPALS IN GENERAL AND FOR INDIVIDUAL
COOPERATION:

Mrs. Martha 1 od, Personnel Director
Mr. Donald Cole, Supervisor of Industrial Arts
Mr. George B. Nairn, School #146
Mr. William D. Sweet, School #135
Mr. W person Eryan, School #153
Mr. John Jackson, School #152
Mrs. Lillie B. Blackshear, School #152
Mr. Thomas Crompton, School #153
Mr. Charles Waldon, School #146
Mr. Eu Gene J. Butler, School #146
Mr. Arthur C. Madry, School #152
Miss Norma LittleJohn, School #152
Mr. Chester R. Cowart, School #107
Mr. Henry Daniels, School #135
Mrs. 0lie Newton, School #154
Mrs. Sophie S. White, School #146
Mrs. Annie Mae Robinson, School #152
Mr. Smart Pope Livingston
Mrs. Rosa Lee Mills, School #154
These persons' enthusiastic response to the material
was a continual inspiration to further effort.


J. Irving E. Scott
Thelma H. Livingston









CONTENT

Page
Directory of iogro Schools ....................................... 5

Physical Plant and Personnel ..................................... 6

Elementary Schools on Double Session 1955-1956 ................... 7

Bus Transrortation .............................................. 8

Nature and Comnosition of School:s Peorsonnel ..................... 8-9

Percentaco of Attendance 1954-1955 .............................. 10

Duval County Vocational School .................................. 12

Adult Education Irogram ......................................... 14

Veterans Night School ........................................... 16

Oakland ......................................................... 18

Forest Park ..................................................... 20

A. L L. Leis ...................................................... 21

Long Branch ..................................................... 23

Douglas Anderson ................................................ 24

College Park .................. ...... ......................... .. 26

'Jesconnett ................. ..................................... 27

kioncrief ........................................................ 28

Arlington ....................................................... 30

Susie E. Tolb;rt ................................................ 31

Picktt .......................................................... 33

Isaiah Blocker .................................................. 34

West Jacksonville .. .............................................. 36

Jacksonville Beach .............................................. 37

Darnell-Cookman ......... ... .... ........................... .. 38









CONTENT


Page
Matthew W. Gilbert ........................................... 39

Richard L. Brown .................................. ..... ..... 42

Smart Pope Livingston ....................................... 43

James Weldon Johnson ....................................... 44

New Stanton .... ......................................... 46

John E. Ford ................................................. 49

Baldwin ............ ................ ......... ................ 51









DIRECTORY OF NiiEGRO SCHOOLS

SCHOOL 1i.LL A.Ii rnj.;iL:-.


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102

104

105

106

107

108

116

124

125

128

133

135

143

144

145

146

148

149

152

153

154

156


Negro Vocational School
.dult Night School
Veterans Night School

Oakland Elementary

Forest lPrk Elementary

A. L. Lewis Elementary

Long Branch Elementary

Douglas -nderson Elementary-Junior High

College 'ark Elementary

VWesconnett Elementary-Junior High

Moncrief Elementary

Arlington Elementary

Susie E. Tolbert Elementary

Pickett Elementary

Isaiah Blocker Junior High

West Jacksonville Elementary

Jacksonville Beach Elementary

Darnell-Cookman Elementary

Matthew W. Gilbert Junior-Senior High

Richard L. Bromw Elementary

Smart l'ope Livingston Elementary

James Weldon Johnson Junior High

New Stanton Senior High

John E. Ford Elementary

Baldwin Elementary-Junior High


61689


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521 Vest Ashley Street



1410 Pippin Street

Goodwin end Forest Streets

600 Everson Street

1250 E-st 27th Street

San Diegro and Thite Street

1666 Pearce Street

iesconnett, Florid.

Route 5, Box 105

..rlington, Florida

1925 liest 13th Street

'ickett, Florida

2525 Davis Street

2C71 Commonwealth Street

Jacksonville Be-.ch, Florida

1901 Davis Street

1472 Franklin Street

1555 Milner Street

Barber and Baldwin Streets

1840 ,'est Ninth Street

1149 West 13th Street

1057 West First Street

Bald'::in, Florida









THE NEGRO SCHOOLS

Physical Plant and Personnel


There are.23 Negro school plants: 1 senior high, 1 junior-senior

high, 2 junior high, 3 elementary-junior high, 15 elementary, and 1 vo-

cational school (this building also houses the adult and veteran classes).

Since 1953, the following new school buildings have been completed:

Forest Park Elementary School #104, Richard L. Brown Elementary School

#148, Smart Pope Livingston Elementary School #149, James Weldon John-

son Junior High School. #152, New Stanton Senior High School #153,

John E. Ford Elementary School #154, and Baldwin Elementary-Junior

High School #156. Three of these schools, Forest Park #104, New

Stanton #153, and Baldwin #154 are replacements for old buildings;

the other 4 buildings are new schools in new locations.

There are, in the immediate school building program: 3 elemen-

tary schools, 1 junior high school, and additions to Long Branch

Elementary School #106, Douglas Anderson Elementary-Junior High School

#107, Moncrief Elementary School #124, and Susie E. Tolbert Elemen-

tary School #128.

In the 1955-56 school year, 6 of the 25 schools are operating

on double sessions. Table I gives the picture of elementary schools

on double sessions; grades, enrollments, teachers and total enrollment

of these schools, as of September 30, 1955.









TABLE I

Elementary Schools On Double Sessions 1955-1956
With Number Of Grades, Enrollment, And Teachers


GRADES ENROLUENT TEACHERS

Morn- After- Morn- tfter- Morn- ifter-
ing noon: All. Day ing noon j.ll Day ing roon All Day

^---------- ----- ---- --- --- -. -11-- --

A. L. Lewis #105 1-2 1-1 3-6 221 154 677 8 5 17

Douglas Anderson
#107 1-5 1I-5 6-9 256 318 456 7 10 25

Moncrief #124 1-3 1-3 4-6 365 360 515 10 10 14

Susie E. Tolbert
#128 1-3 1-5 4-6 280 245 442 8 8 11

Pickett #1355 I, 3 1, 2
L:nd and
S__4 6 94 93 25 5 5

John E. Ford
#154 1-3 1-3 4-6 394 353 507 I1 11 13


Total 1590 1501 2622 47 47 79


Of the 18,607 Negro students enrolled in schools, 3,091 or 16.5 per cent are

attending school in double sessions. Of this number, 232 are in grades four and

five, and the others are in the first three grades. While this situation is far

from being satisfactory, the availability of other rooms, excluding classrooms,

make the scheduling of music, physical education, and art possible to double

session students as well as to all-day students.

There are 94 teachers engaged in double sessions work. This gives an average

class load of 32 children per teacher.









On double sessions there are: 34 First Grade Classes
31 Seco:.d Grade Classes
21 Third Grade Classes
4 Fourth Grade Classes
4_ Fiftn Grade Classes
94 Clasje:;

The total enrollment in Negro schools 'or 1955-56 is 18,607 at the close of
the first month of school, and is distributed as follows:

Elementary Schools (grades 1-6) .................... 12,121

Junior High Schools (grades 7-9) ........**** ....... 4,039

Senior High Schools (grades 10-12) ................. 2,447

Total 18,607

A breakdown of this enrollment into grades follows:

Special Education .... 79 Grade VII ............ 1486

Grade I ............ 2429 VIII ........... 1406

II ........... 2308 IX ............. 1147

III .......... 2011 X .............. 1068

IV ........... 1963 XI ... .......... 786

V ............ 1750 XII ............ 593

Total 18,607

Bus Transoortation


Cf the 18,607 students enrolled in Negro schools, 2,377 or 12.8 per cent are

transported to and from school. Fourteen busses are used to transport these stu-

dents who live more than 2 miles from the schools.

Nature and Composition of Personnel in Negro Schools

The teaching personnel in Negro schools of Duval County consist of 2 super-

visors, 25 principals, and 675 teachers. Included in the number of teachers are:









1. Seven teachers with the exceptional children's program.
Six of these are listed with the regular teachers in
schools -lC2, -104, w107, and T145. One is a hospital
and homebound teacher.

2. Two visiting teachers.

3. Eleven teachers in adult education.

4. Ten teachers in the veteran program.

5. Eight itinerant music teachers*

6. One itinerant art teacher.

7. Two itinerant librarians.

A breakdown of elementary teachers into grade levels follows:

GRADES NUMBER OF TEACHERS

1 .... o .. ... o ........oo e .o eo.. .......... ... 73

2 ooo. ooo ... .. ooeo o. ooo oe oo .... o 68
1 ........................................ ....... 73

5 ................ ....... ................. ... 568



4 ..5 ....... ......................... ... 57



Total 354

These teachers compare favorably in academic training with the average

teacher of the State and the nation. Listed according to Ranks:

Rank I .................................... 9

Rank II ..................................... 160

Rank III ........ ............................. 532

Rank IV ..................................... 1

Total 702

Using four year college training as basis for Rank III it might be said

that the average Negro teacher in Duval County has a training of 4.3 years of

college education.








TABLE II

Percentage Of Attendance In Negro Schools
Of Duval County, 1954-1955




SCHOOL INUBER NR.D IIE GR..L J L T.. VESAGE PERCENTAGE
D-ILY DTILY OF
J. T- Y TI ATTEND-.NCE A.TTEND-_NCE


102 Oakland 1-6 789 754 95.56

102 Oakland (Special Class 1-7 29 26 92.70

S104 Forest Park 1-6 7C7 668 94.48

105 L. L. Lewis 1-6 995 917 92.19
106 Long Branch 1-6 451 458 97.16

107 Douglas nnderson 1-9 928 880 94.86

107 Douglas Anderson (Special) 1-5 16 15 92.68

108 College Park 1-6 363 544 94.76

114 Baldwin 1-9 145 125 87.16

116 Wesconnett 1-9 247 213 86.19

124 Moncrief 1-6 1065 1025 96.42

125 Arlington 1-6 124 117 94.04

128 Susie E. Tolbert 1-6 797 744 95.56

155 Pickett 1-6 188 166 88.56

135 Isaiah Blocker 7-9 1190 1094 96.22

145 Vest Jacksonville 1-6 418 401 95.82

144 Jacksonville Beach 1-6 220 211 96.08

145 Darnell-Cookman 1-6 1591 1520 95.53

145 Darnell-Cookman (Special) 2-6 34 32 92.40




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SCHOOL iT- -i D .E 7JT 3 .VLL.,. Vi. E PERCENT GE
DI3LILY DIOiLY OF



145 Darnell-Cookman (Brewster) 1-9 7 7 100.00

46 l.Itthew W. Gilbert 7-12 1546 1270 94.52

148 Richard L. Brown 1-6 857 800 95.65

149 Smart Pope Livingston 1-6 839 782 95.14

152 James Weldon Johnson 7-9 1520 1243 94.15

155 :K Stanton 10-12 1375 1246 90.56

L54 John E. Ford 1-6 954 906 96.93

L67 Negro Vocational 10-12 111 106 95.81

Homebound 2-6 5 5 100.00

T.t:l 17,067 16,055 94.07








Duval County Vocational School

Day Program


This building was constructed in 1917 on 1-5 acres of land. It is a

three story brick-over-tile structure which was Stanton High School until

1953. During 1953-54 it was used as a junior high school, and in 1954 it

was converted into a vocational high school.

The building is being used to house the adult education program and

the veteran program, both of which operate at night.









Duval County Vocational School

Day Program


Courses Offered:


Adult Body and Painting

Auto Mechanics

Business Education

Bookkeeping

General Office Practice

Shorthand

Typing

Cabinet Making


Practical Nursing

Radio

Sheet Metal

Tailoring


Total enrollment for 1955-56 ........................ 348

Total staff personnel ............................... 17

Total instructional personnel ....................... 14


Thornton Roberts, Principal









Adult Education Program


The Adult Education Program with headquarters at School #101 is

operated at seven centers in the county.

Courses OfferedL


Arts

Ceramics and Crafts

Choral Singing

Drawing and Painting

Commercial

Bookkeeping

Business Arithmetic

Business English

Business Spanish

Shorthand

Typing

Elementary Courses

Arithmetic

Language Arts

Science

Social Studies

English

Business English

Elementary English through High School

English for Foreign Born

Public Speaking

Remedial English

Reading and Writing


Homemaking

Clothing and Sewing

Languages

English for Foreign Born

Spanish, Business

Spanish, Conversational

Mathematics

Algebra

Elementary Arithmetic

General Mathematics

Plane Geometry

Remedial Arithmetic

Solid Geometry

Trigonometry

Science

Biology

Chemistry

General Science

Physics


Shop


Boatbuilding

Metalworking

Photography









Ldult Education Program


Shop (continued)

Upholstering

Woodworking

Social Science

American Government

imerican History

Citizenship for Foreign Born

Civics

Occupational Information

Psychology

World History


Total enrollment for 1955-56 ....... 499

Total staff personnel **.............. 11

Total instructional personnel ...... 10


Randolph E. Silas, Principal










Veterans Night School


The Veterans Night School is located in the same building as the

Vocational School.

The program offered here is in the nature of accelerated general

education.


Courses Offered:

Business

Bookkeeping

Business Arithmetic

Junior Business

Shorthand

Typing

Elementary Courses

Arithmetic through 8th Grade

History, 4th through 8th Grade

Language, 3rd through 8th Grade

Reading through 8th Grade

Science through 8th Grade

Spelling through 8th Grade

English

Primary

Intermediate

Junior High

Mathematics

Algebra (Advanced)

algebra (Elementary)

General Mathematics


Mathematics (continued)

Geometry

Remedial Arithmetic

Science

Biology

Chemistry

General Science

Health

Social Science

American Government

American History

Civics

Economics

Problems in American
Democracy

Social Living

World History

Special Services Offered:

Counseling

Library

Testing Prograr.l









Veterans Night School (continued)





Total enrollment for 1955-56 ............ 288

Total staff personnel .................. 11

Total instructional personnel .......... 9


Adrian L. Oliver, Principal








Oakland


This school is located at 1410 Pippin Street, on 1.01 acres of land.

It was constructed in 1920.

It is an elementary school, with grades one through six, housed in

24 classrooms. Eight of these classrooms are of the substandard type,

and two are in a temporary frame structure. A concrete block veneer

cafetorium was constructed in 1953.

There are two special classes conducted here for the exceptional

children.


18









Oakland





Enrollment for year 1955-56 ......................... 850

Total regular staff personnel ....................... 27

Total regular instructional personnel ............... 25

Itinerant music teacher ........................... 1

Itinerant librarian ................................. 1


Mrs. Sadie Tillis, Principal









Forest Park


This school is located at Forest and Goodwin Streets on 1.2 acres

of land. It was constructed in 1954.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in

24 classrooms.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 *........................** 744

Number of transported students......................... 32

Total regular staff personnel .......................... 28

Total regular instructional personnel .......*.......*. 26

Itinerant music teacher ..... .............. .. 1

Itinerant librarian ........ ................1


Mrs. Lucille G. Coleman, Principal


20










A. L. Lewis


This school is located at 600 Eaverson Street on about one acre of

land. It was constructed in 1917. It was originally occupied by white

children. In 1927 it was turned over to Negro children.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in

twenty-four classrooms. The library at present is being used for a

classroom.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 ........................... 1,002
(Double sessions in grades one through two)

Enrollment in morning session ......................... 221

Enrollment in afternoon session ....................... 134


21










1. L. Lewis





Enrollment in all-day session ......................... 647

Total regular staff personnel ......................... 32

Total regular instructional personnel ................. 30

Itinerant music teacher ............................... 1

Itinerant art teacher ................................. 1


Edward Benthone, Principal









Long Branch


This school is located at 1230 East 27th Street on 2.2 acres of land.

It was constructed in 1917.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in 14

classrooms. Eight of these are standard classrooms. Six are makeshift

classrooms in portable buildings.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 ******************************** 461

Total regular staff personnel .......................... 16

Total regular instructional personnel ..................... 14

Itinerant music teacher ................................ 1


Henry W. Jenkins, Jr., Principal


23








Douglas Anderson


This school is located on San Diego Avenue and White Street, on 4.4

acres of land. It was constructed in 1922. Additions were made in 1951*

It is an elementary-jun.ior high school, with grades one through nine,

housed in 24 classrooms, of which two are of substandard frame structure.

Courses Offered: Industrial Arts (continued)

Art General Metals

English Woodwork

Homemaki ng Mathematics

Indus trial r.rts Algebr.a

Crafts General IMathematics

Draft ing









Douglas Anderson


Courses Offered (continued)


Mus ic

Band

General Music

Glee Club

Physical Education

Science

Biology

General Science

Health


Social Studies

Civics

Geography

History

Special Services Offered

Athletics

Band

Class for Exceptional
Children

Guidance and Counseling

Library


Enrollment for year 1955-56 ....................
(Double sessions in grades one through five)

Enrollment in Morning session ..................

Enrollment in Afternoon session ................

Enrollment in all-day session ...................

Number of transported students .................

Total regular staff personnel ..................

Total regular instructional personnel ..........

Itinerant music teacher ........................

Itinerant string music teacher .................

Teacher for Exceptional children ...............

Teacher for Adult Vocational Home Economics ...

Chester R. Cowart, Principal
Eulene Jones, Assistant Principal

25


1,010


236

318

456

753

44

40

1

1

1

1








College Park


This school is located at 1666 Pearce Street. It is a frame a-ructuret

It was moved to this spot in 1948.

This building is leased from Edward Waters College.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six and is housed

in 14 classrooms.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 ..**...** ...***** .... ....* 372

Total regular staff personnel ........................ 14

Total regular instructional personnel .......*........ 12

Itinerant music teacher .............*................ 1

Roosevelt D. Madison, Principal


26









Wesconnett


This school "s located at Wesconnett on 5 acres of land It was

constructed in 1933 Additions were made in 1952.

It is an elementary-junior high school with grades one through nine,

housed in six. classrooms

Total enrollment for 1955-56 ..........................261

Number of transported students .......................201

Total staff personnel .............*..******.......*** 9

Total instructional personnel ......................... 8

Itinerant music teacher ............ ................ 1


Mrs, Helen G. Roux, Principal


27









Moncrief


This school is located at 5443 Moncrief Road, on 17.8 acres of land

and was constructed in 1952*

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in

26 classrooms. Two of these classrooms are make-shift rooms; one in the

library and another in a utility room.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 ***********....**** .......* 1,240
(Double sessions in grades one through three)

Enrollment in morning session ....................... 365

Enrollment in afternoon session ....................... 360

Enrollment in all-day session ...**................ *. 515


28









Moncrief


Number of transported students ...........................347

Total regular staff personnel ........................... 36

Total regular instructional personnel ................... 34

Itinerant music teacher ................................. 1

Itinerant string music teacher .......................... 1


St. Clair Evans, Principal










Arlington


This school is located at Arlington on .96 acres of land. It was

constructed in 1941.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in 5

classrooms.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 ............................ 120

Number of transported students ....................... 89

Total regular staff personnel ......................... 5

Total regular instructional personnel ................. 5

Itinerant music teacher ............... ............... 1


Mrs. AN. ;lesson, Principal


50









Susie E. Tolbert


This school is located at 1925 West 13th Street on 12.5 acres of

land and was constructed in 1949*

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in

20 classrooms, two of which are makeshifts--one on the stage and the other

in the library.

Enrollment for 1955-56 ..*.............................965
(Double sessions in grades one through three)

Enrollment in morning session ........................280

Enrollment in afternoon session ................... .24

Enrollment in all-day session *........*....*.....*...442


31











Susie E. Tolbert


Total regular staff personnel .......................... 29

Total instructional personnel .......................... 27

Itinerant music teacher ............................... 1

Itinerant librarian ...................................... 1

Itinerant art teacher .................................. 1


Leroy B. Jackson, Principal









Pickett


This school is located in Pickett, on 5 acres of land. It was con-

structed in 1947. An additional portable was added in 1953.

It is an elementary school, with grades one through six, housed in

four classrooms.

Enrollment for 1955-56 0*0.........................212
(Double sessions in grades one through five)

Enrollment in morning session .................... 94

Enrollment in afternoon session ................... 93

Enrollment in all-day session ..................... 25

Number of transported students ................... 12

Total staff personnel ............. ........******** 7

Total instructional personnel .................... 7

Eva. L. Guyton, Principal

33







Isaiah Blocker


This school is located at 2335 Davis Street, on 4.2 acres of land.

It was constructed in 1917. A cafetorium was added in 1952.

It is a junior high school, with grades 7 through 9, housed in 32

classrooms.

Courses Offered:

Art Industrial Arts

English Drafting

Homemaking Metal Arts

Mathematics Printing

Algebra Woodwork
General Mathematics


34









Isaiah Blocker


Courses Offered (continued)


Music

Physical Education

Science

Social Studies

Community Civics

Geography

History


Special Services Offered:

Athletics

Choral work

Guidance and Counseling

Library


Enrollment for year 1955-56 .................. ........... 1,356

Number of transported students ....................... 251

Total staff personnel ................................... 61

Total instructional personnel ........................... 55


William T. Harper, Principal
Claude 0. Hilliard, Assistant Principal








West Jacksonville


This school is located at 2071 Commonwealth on 4.2 acres of land

and was constructed in 1952.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in

14 classrooms.

Enolllnent.for.1955-56 ............................... .404

Number of transported students ........................ 38

Total staff personnel ...**........*......**......... 15

Total instructional personnel ........ ............. 13

Itinerant music teacher ............................... 1


Robert L. Lynon, Principal


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Jacksonville Beach


This school is located at Jacksonville Beach on 1.9 acres of land

and was originally constructed in 1946. Two classrooms and a cafeteria

were added in 1952.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in

six classrooms.

Total enrollment for 1955-56 .......................... 217

Number of transported students ...................... 108

Total staff personnel ................................. 7

Total instructional personnel ............. .......... 6

Itinerant music teacher ............................... 1


Richard H. Cook, Principal


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iarnell-Cookman


This school is located at 1901 D..vis Street on 6.6 acres of land and

consists of two old buildings acquired from the old private school--Cookman

Institute.

A new structure with 24 classrooms was constructed in 1952.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in

42 classrooms.

The special services offered in this school are band, physical

education, two classes for the exceptional children, and library services.

Enrollment for 1955-56 .............................. 1,560

Total staff personnel ............................... 52

Total instructional personnel ....................... 48

Itinerant art teacher ............................... 1


Maurice H. Barnett, Principal


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Matthew W. Gilbert


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This school is located at 1472 Franklin Street on 3.4 acres of land.



The main building was constructed in 1926. Eight classrooms were added in



1948, and in 1953, 11 classrooms, a library, cafetoriun and gymnasium were


added.



It is a secondary school, with grades 7 through 12, housed in 36



classrooms in addition to some special rooms.



Courses Offered:



Art



Commercial Subjects



Bookkeeping Office Practice



Business Arithmetic Shorthand



Business Law Typewriting



Introduction to Eusiness Diversified Cooperative Training


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Matthew W. Gilbert


Driver Education

Classroom Instruction

Behind-the-wheel-training

English

General English

Literature

Foreign Languages

French

Spanish

Homemaking Education

Child Care

Clothing

Foods

Homemaking (Advanced)

Homemaking (General)

Housing

Modern Family Living

Industrial Arts

Drafting

General Mathematics (Consumer)

Mathematics Essentials

Plane Geometry

Library


Music

Band

Glee Club

Public School Music

Physical Education

Science

Biology

Chemistry

General Science

Physics

Social Studies

American History and
Government

American Problems

Community Civics

Geography

History

World History

Special Services Offered:

Athletics

Band

Creative Dance

Drill Team

Glee Club

Guidance Services








Matthew W. Gilbert


Enrollment for year 1955-56 *..**............*.....*1,485

Number of transported students ..................... 162

Total regular staff personnel ..................... 66

Total regular instructional personnel ............. 58


Eu Gene J. Butler, Principal
George B. Nairn, Assistant Principal








Richard L. Brown


This school is located at 1535 Milnor Street on 5.7 acres of land.

It was constructed in 1955.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in 24

classrooms.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 .-...... ....... .................. 856

Total regular staff personnel .............................. 27

Total-regular instructional personnel ..................... 25

Itinerant music teacher ...................................... 1

Itinerant. at. teacher 1........... ......................... 1

Itinerant librarian ......................................... 1


Mrs. Aldonia C. Joyner, Principal


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Smart Porpe Livingston


This school is located at Barber and Baldwin Streets on 9 acres of

land. It w,.s constructed in 1954.

It is an elementary school with grades one through six, housed in 24

classrooms.

Enrollment for year 1955-56 ................................. 869

Total regular staff personnel ............................... 28

Total regular instructional personnel ....................... 26

Itinerant music teacher ..................................... 1

Itinerant librarian ........... ............................. 1


H. James Greene, Principal


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James Weldon Johnson


This school is located at 1840 West Ninth Street, on 10.6 acres of

land. It was constructed in 1953*

It is a secondary school, with grades 7 through 9, housed in 34 class-

rooms. In addition, there are a library, clinic, bookroom, cafeteria,

gymtorium, 4 offices, and a visual aids room.

Courses Offered:

Art Industrial Arts

English General Graphic Arts

General Science General Metal

Homemaking General Woodwork


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James Weldon Johnson


Mathematics

Algebra

General Business

General Mathematics
Spanish
Music


Social Studies

Civics

Geography

History

Special Services Offered:


Band Athletics

General Music Band

Glee Club Guidance and Co\

Physical Education Library

Enrollment for 1955-56 ............................... 1,424

Number of transported students ....................... 60

Total staff personnel ...........................,. 61

Total instructional personnel ....,. ............... 54


inseling


Arthur C. Madry, Principal
T. V. Thomas, Assistant Principal










lew Stnton


This school is located at 1149 'West Thirteenth Street on 9.85 acres

of land and was constructed in 1953.

It is a secondary school, with greies 10 through 12, housed in 45

classrooms in addition to some special rooms.

Courses Offered:


Art

Business Education

Bookkeeping

Business .'.rithmetic

Business Ecornomics


Business English

Business LU.w

Business Principles

Shorthand

Typing


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New Stanton


Diversified Cooperative Training

Driver Education

English

Dramm.

English (general)

Journalism

Foreign Languages

French

Latin

Spanish

Homemaking

Child Care

Clothing

Foods

Homemaking (advance)

Homemaking (general)

Industrial Arts

GenerL-1 Metals and Crafts

Gener:- 1 'oods

Graphic Arts


I.tthematics

Algebra-

Basic Ifathematics

Geometry

Trigonometry

Music

B-nd (advanced)

Band (elementary)

Chorus

General Music

Physical Education

Science

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Social Studies

History

Problems in American
Democracy

Special Services Offered:

Athletics

Band

Boys' Chorus

Creative Dance

Glee Club
Guidance Services









New Stanton


Enrollment for 1955-56 .............................. 1,562

Number of transported students ...................... 179

Total stFff personnel .............................. 71

Total instructional personnel ....................... 63


Charles D. Brooks, Principal
Charles F. James, Assistant Principal









John L. Ford


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This school is located at 1057 .Vest First Stroet on 1.9 acres of land.

It was constructed ir. 1954.

It is an eiimntary school :ith radu o:. threou;ch six, hucicd in 24

classrooms.

Enrollment for ycr 19-6................................ 1254
Eni- 1, 1,, n. -I- -)/ o5 @oooe oo o o o eoo qoo ooo oo oo eo ..,-
(Double .c.'ions in .r"dc c, o ,'ouh th.ro)

Enrollment in morning io ........................... 94

Enrollment in 'ftrnorn session.......................... 55

Enrolimcnt in all-day s.eOion. **........................... 507

Total rogulr-r stuaf ersn;.cl ............................ 7

Total re-ular instruc tion al rsonr. l. ..............* 5


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John E. Ford





Itinerant music teacher ...................................

Itinerant string music teacher ............................

Itinerant art teacher .....................................


James H. Argrett, Sr., Principal









Baldwin



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This school is located at Baldwin, Florida on 6.6 acres of land.

It was constructed in 1955.

It is an elementary-junior high school with grades one through nine,

housed in 5 classrooms.

Total enrollment for 1955-56 ...............................145

Number of transported students............................. 15

Total regular staff personnel ............... 7

Itinerant music teacher .................................... 1

Itinerant art teacher ............. ........................ 1


Mrs. Olivia Baldwin, Principal


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