North Carolina Education - Currituck County

Year County Established

County Webpage Herein

County Seat Webpage Herein

1668

Currituck County

Currituck
In 1789, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act - Chapter XVIII - naming the trustees of the Currituck Seminary of Learning for "establishing and endowing the said seminary of learning in the county of Currituck, building or purchasing suitable and convenient houses, purchasing a library and philosophical apparatus, and supporting and paying the salaries of the Provost and such number of professors and tutors as to them shall seem necessary." The trustees were also authorized to appoint a President, Treasurer and Secretary for the seminary.
This Author has not found the legislative Acts and Resolutions from 1791 to 1816. If they are ever located then they will be appropriately included herein.
On December 22, 1835, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to establish Pleasant Grove Academy in Currituck County. Four (4) 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 four (4) private schools for white children in Currituck County:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Shawboro High School

Shawboro

Miss C.K. Poindexter

24

Courth House Private School

Currituck

Miss Edmonia Boothe

23

Hall's School

Coinjock

Miss E.V. Sydnor

12

Bray's School

Tulls

Miss Grace Coggin

9
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 Currituck County:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Private School

Coinjock

Miss Minniel Hall

12

Private School

Coinjock

Miss Lula Owens

8
 
 
 
 


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