Frank Stephen Root 03.12.1923
19 April by 1735 Novv~E~nrolled In City Schools; Breaking Records Present enrollment in the city schools now totals 1735, breaking all records for Fayetteville, according Superintendent F. S. Root. The following items are taken the superintendent's report to the school board, o nthe first term for school year 1922-23. Enrollment 'High school--boys 148, girls 170; total 318. Grades (white)--boys 658, girls 661; total 1317. Grades (colored)--boys 42, girls total 100. Aggregate enrollment--boys 846, girls 889; total 1735. Average Monthly Attendance High school--boys 97.7 percent, girls 98.5 percent. Grades--boys 95.1 percent; girls 94.5 percent. All boys 96.4 percent; all girls, 96.3 percent. * Teacher Statistics Teachers employed, Â· high school, 10 1-2; grades, 24; grades (colored) 2. Average number pupils per teacher--in teacher--in liigh school 30, in grades 55. Average number pupils per teacher in all schools--47 1-2. Superintendent's Report With icgard to first term's icport, Superintendent F. S. Root said today: today: T. i tbe The enrollment ex- | ceeds that of any previous term in the city schools, the percent KOO "The facts revealed through first term's report are an encouragement encouragement and an inspiration to the of attendance for all schools being, highest on record for any one, term. This is accounted for through the earnest efforts of the Pr. j caiing for the health of the ( ber also / in the fact that the winter bee'.i so mild. The boys have an Undance record slightly above that of the girls, a \ery unusual record indeed. "Thc high school haÂ« an enroll- ment equal to 19.4 percent of the tire school enrollment. Of thk - ord Fayetteville may well boast for the reason that the average for is only 12.2 percent in the latest j tistics. The local high school is one fit th e few schools in the state on the accredited list of the Soulhein i Association of Colleges." , - El- With schools legard to Mr. Root in the said: "Public school music is a reality in the cit school^ and Mrs. Don Parmclee, supervisor, is getting some | utl results for the time devoted such supervision. Of this I shall soon and make full rcpsrt to the faoaid shall make special recommcndutiun continuance of the work. ( to hear witness must evÂ«-r boott f o r , ability the University of Arkansas but as well remember that t h c ' r ; crowded condition of the city the fullest financial and . ?'ne moral support if the public to function."