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High School.
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Corner Fifteenth and Olive. Erected in 1855. at
the cost of $50.000. The building is sixty-seven feet
front on OliveSt.street , and eighty-four feet deep. It has
three stories and a basement. The first and sec-
and stories are each fifteen and a half feet high in
clear; the third story, nineteen and a half feet,
and the basement, nine feet. The basement is oc-
cupied, in part by the furnaces. and in part by a
school room and laboratory. The first and sec-
ond floors each contain four rooms, situated in the
corners of the building, separated by halls and
The third floor is an Assembly Hall, sufficiently
large to seat 700 persons. The building has six-
teen small rooms, for wardrobes and libraries.
The lot is 150 feet front, by 106 feet deep, and is
valued at $25 000.
This school is designed for advanced scholars of
both sexes. The course of studies extrnds through
four years, and comprieded ancient and modern
Languages, Higher Mathematics,Belles Letters,
Natural Sciences, Moral and Mental Philosophy,
Music, Drawing, &c. The Superior advantages of
this school are open to all the youth of the city.
both male and female, who can pass a satisfactory
examination in the preparatory studies. The
carefulness of the examinations and the great
popularity of the school have contributed to fur-
nish an excellent class of scholars for this institu-
tion. for efficiency and exact scholarship the St.
Louis High School has n superior. Number of
teachers, besides music teachers, 8. Number of
scholars about 250.
District Schools.
These are 22 in number, conveniently located in
the different wards of the city. The total number
of pupils educated in them for the current year
will be about thirteen thousand.
Evening Schools.
Besides the day schools above mentioned, the
Board of Directors keep open, for four months
each year, a System of Free Evening Schools.
These schools are designed to afford the privileges
of education to such of the youth of the city of
both sexes, as are necessarially engaged in some
useful employment during the day, and thereby
prevent from attending day schools. The usual
attendance of these schools each year is about one
thousand scholars
Academies and Schools,
Idependent Of The Board Of Educa-
Academy of the Christan Brothers . Located
on Eighth street, corner of cerre.
Academy of the Sacred Heart, for Girls . Lo-
cated on the west side of Fifth street, between
Labadie and Hickory streets, under the charge of
the ladies of the SacredHeart.,
African Church School , attached to the First
African Church. Located on the east side of
Seventh street, between O’Fallon and Cass ave
Boys and Girls’ Industrial School, under the
auspices of the Church fo the Messiah . Located
at 48 North Eighth street, near Locust.
Cumberland Protestant Mission School . At-
tached to the church, Fifteenth street, corner of
Episcopal School . Attached to St. Paul’s chap-
el, Seventeenth street, corner of Olive.
Evangelical Lutheran Immanuel School . Lo-
cated on Franklin avenue, southeast corner of
Eleventh street.
Evangelical Lutheran School . Located on the
east side of Jackson street, between Trudeau and
Evangelical Lutheran School . Located on Ful-
ton street, southeast corner of Barry. JohnKoch, ,
Principal .
Evangelical Lutheran . Located on Barry, be-
tween Seventh and Eighth streets. Chas. Edward
Roschke, , Principal .
Evangelical Lutheran School . Located on War-
ren street, northeast corner of Fourteenth.
Frieden’s School , attached to the Frieden’s
Evangelical Church.
German Evangelical School , in connection with
St. Paul’s church. Located on Decatur street,
between Lafayette and Geyer avenue.
German Holy Ghost School . Located on Wal-M
nut street, corner of Eighth.
German Methodist School . Attached to the
German Methodist Episcopal church, Wash street,
between Tenth and Eleventh streets.
German School . Attached to the Independent
Evangelical Protestant church, located on Eighth
street, corner of Mound.
German School . Located on Rosatti street,
northwest corner of Soulard.
German Southern School of the Holy Spirit .