North Carolina Education - Alexander County

Year County Established

County Webpage Herein

County Seat Webpage Herein

1847

Alexander County

Taylorsville
On February 2, 1857, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate York Collegiate Institute in Alexander County. Nine (9) trustees were named in the Act.
In the Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the scholastic years of 1889 and 1890, it was reported that there were two private schools in Alexander County:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Taylorsville High School

Taylorsville

A.C. McIntosh & J.N. Carroll

160

Cedar Run Academy

Vashti

J.J & J.W. Hendren

146
On March 11, 1895, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the United Baptist Institute in the town of Taylorsville in Alexander County. This was also known as the Taylorsville Collegiate Institute, and remained open until it was sold on April 7, 1913 to the Alexander County Board of Education. Fifteen (15) trustees were named in the Act.
In the Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the scholastic years of 1899 and 1900, it was reported that there were two private schools in Alexander County:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Hiddenite High School

Hiddenite

A.F. Sharpe

40

Taylorsville Classical Institute

Taylorsville

Rev. J.A. White

100
 
 
 
 
 


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