North Carolina Education - Yadkin County

Year County Established

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1850

Yadkin County

Yadkinville
Circa 1854 or 1855, the East Bend Academy was established in the village of East Bend in Yadkin County. In 1870, Rev. M. Baldwin was principal with two teachers and approximately 100 students enrolled.
On February 15, 1859, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Jonesville Male and Female High Schools in the village of Jonesville in Yadkin County. Seven (7) trustees were named in the Act, and the schools were authorized assets up to $400,000.
In 1865, the Yadkinville School was established in the town of Yadkinville in Yadkin County. In 1870, John D. Johnson was principal with one teacher and 25 students enrolled.
On March 12, 1883, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Farbush Union School for colored students in Yadkin County. Seven (7) trustees were named in the Act.
On March 5, 1897, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Boonville Hyatte Academy in the village of Boonville in Yadkin County. Six (6) trustees were named in the Act.
On March 6, 1899, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Cross-Roads Church Academy in the village of Cross Roads Church in Yadkin County. Eight (8) trustees were named in the Act. The village of Cross Roads Church was renamed to Courtney in 1904.
In the Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the scholastic years of 1899 and 1900, it was reported that there were six (6) private schools in Yadkin County:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Yadkinville Normal School

Yadkinville

Z.H. Dixon

100

East Bend School

East Bend

Prof. Honeycut

75

Cross Roads Church School

Cross Roads Church

W.B. Royall

60

Yadkin Valley Institute

Boonville

R.B. Horn

100

Lone Hickory Academy

Footville

Prof. Minor

20

Jonesville Academy

Jonesville

Prof. Smith

60
 
 
 


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