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Table showing the net TOTAL expenses of the City, for Education, for fifteen years, from May 1, 1853, to April 30, 1868, inclusive:
$4,709,720 69 $1,768,961 38 $1,893,444 64 $8,372,136 71
CITY OF ROXBURY.
STATISTICS OF THE SCHOOLS FOR 1867.
[From Roxbury School Report, Dec., 1867.]
The whole number of teachers is 103.
The number of pupils in all the schools is 5,276, being an increase over last year of 187 scholars. Average attendance in all the schools, 5,076.
The number of pupils at the High School is 180, two less than last year. The School has four teachers.
There are five Grammar Schools. The number of pupils. belonging to them is 2,274, an increase from last year of 204. Number of Divisions, 43; an increase of one division each to the Dudley, Washington and Dearborn Schools, during the year. Average number to each Division, 53. Number of Grammar School teachers, 47.
The number of Primary Schools is 52, an increase of two from last year, one at George Street, and one at Phillips Street. Number of pupils belonging to these schools, 2,822, a decrease from last year of 15. Average to each school, 54.
There is also a special Teacher of French and a Teacher of Drawing in the High School; a Teacher of Elocution in the High and Grammar Schools, and a Teacher of Music in the same schools.
The percentage shown at the examination of candidates from the various Grammar Schools for admission to the High School, in July were as follows:
In December, eleven of the pupils of the High School, who had been continuing their studies for the fourth year, were examined in their qualifications to become teachers in our Public Schools. The results attained varied from 89 per cent, the lowest, to 99, the highest, which last was the highest percentage ever attained at any examination: the average percentage was 941.
The salaries of the teachers have been increased the past year, and now stands as follows:
Principal of the High School .
Teacher of the 3d Division, Miss Cushing
Primary Teachers, second year and after
Teacher of French, M'lle de Maltchyce
Teacher of Drawing, Mr. Nutting
Teacher of Music, Mr. Alexander
Teacher of Elocution, Mr. Brown
Janitor, Mr. Pierce
The cost of maintaining our Public Schools, the past year,
was $88,302.19, averaging $16.73 per scholar.
The schools, according to the new division of Wards, are located as follows: