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South Carolina Public Schools Attendance for School Year 1889-1890

County

No. of Public
Schools

White Students Enrolled

Colored Students Enrolled

Total
Males 

Total
Females

Grand
Total

Male 

Female

Total

 Male

 Female

 Total

Abbeville

182

1,751

1,729

3,480

2,659

3.205

5,864

4,419

4.934

9,344

Aiken

135

1,472

1,306

2,778

1,712

1,912

3,624

3,184

3,218

6,402

Anderson

145

2,102

2.065

4,167

1,400

1,583

2.983

3,502

3,648

7,150

Barnwell

152

1,407

1,274

2,681

2,231

2,312

4,543

3,638

3,586

7,224

Beaufort

82

232

288

520

2,762

3,109

5,871

2,994

3,397

6,391

Berkeley

127

568

429

997

2,473

2,166

4,639

3.041

2,595

5,636

Charleston

16

1,111

1,867

2,978

1,437

1,990

3,427

2,548

3,857

6,405

Chester

111

944

920

1,864

1,683

1,924

3,607

2,627

2,844

5,471

Chesterfield

72

1,180

1,044

2,224

521

611

1,132

1,701

1,655

3,356

Clarendon

77

650

608

1,258

834

797

1,631

1,484

1,405

2,889

Colleton

145

1,668

1,398

3,066

1,546

1,371

2,917

3,214

2,769

5,983

Darlington

66

1,057

954

2,011

1,370

1,343

2,713

2,427

2,297

4,724

Edgefield

208

1,890

1,760

3,650

2,443

2,820

5,263

4,333

4,580

8,913

Fairfield

112

781

763

1,544

1,567

2,201

4,068

2,648

2,964

5.612

Florence

87

1,166

1,220

2,386

1,478

1,521

2,999

2,644

2,741

5,385

Georgetown

59

350

290

640

1,143

1,046

2,189

1,490

1,336

2,826

Greenville

176

2,853

2,516

5,369

2,030

2,259

4,289

4,883

4,775

9,658

Hampton

78

758

656

1,414

546

639

1,185

1,304

1,295

2,599

Horry

126

1,514

1,245

2,759

576

596

1,172

2,090

1,841

3,931

Kershaw

84

1,024

983

2,007

1,158

1,240

2,398

2,182

2,223

4,405

Lancaster

83

1,048

1,011

2.059

851

887

1,738

1,899

1,898

3,797

Laurens

121

1,748

1,302

3,059

1,580

1,857

3,437

3,328

3,159

6.487

Lexington

77

1,006

906

1.912

501

633

1,134

1,507

1,539

3.046

Marion

143

1,659

1,499

3,158

1,518

1,578

3,096

3,177

3,077

6,254

Marlboro

66

933

884

1,817

1,093

1,139

2,232

2,026

2,023

4,049

Newberry

89

993

940

1,933

1,574

1,898

3,472

2,567

2,838

5,405

Oconee

100

1,531

1,414

2,945

503

565

1,068

2,034

1,979

4,013

Orangeburg

151

1,640

1,463

3,103

3,073

3,099

6,172

4,713

4,562

9,275

Pickens

321

1,725

1,554

3,279

476

474

950

2,201

2,028

4,239

Richland

67

935

909

1,844

1,959

2,226

4,185

2,894

3,135

6,029

Spartanburg

203

3,943

3,367

7,310

1,943

2,029

3,972

5,886

5,396

11,282

Sumter

130

1,173

1,040

2,215

2,689

2,870

5,559

3,802

3,912

7,774

Union

96

956

854

1,910

1,330

1,503

2,833

2,286

2,457

4,743

Williamsburg

99

924

856

1,760

1,105

1,289

2,394

2,029

2,125

4,154

York

183

1,768

1,618

3,386

1,967

2,165

4,132

3,735

3,788

8,498*

Totals

3,930

46,360

43,012

89,872

54,131

58,757

111,888

100,491

101,769

203,140

*Includes York and Rock Hill Graded Schools, not included in previous columns.

This information comes from the Legislative "Reports and Resolutions of the General Assembly - Volume I" for the year 1890, Page 34.


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