South Carolina - Acts on Education During the 1800s

1811 - Free Schools Act - Number of Schools Authorized and Number of School Commissioners to Appoint

District (County)

Election District

Number of
Schools Authorized

Number of
School Commissioners

Abbeville District

5

11

Barnwell District

3

7

Beaufort District

Prince William's Parish

2

5

St. Helena's Parish

2

5

St. Luke's Parish

2

5

St. Peter's Parish

2

5

Total Beaufort District

8

20

Charleston District

Christ Church Parish

1

3

St. James, Goose Creek Parish

1

3

St. James, Santee Parish

2

5

St. John's, Berkeley Parish

3

7

St. Philip's & St. Michael's Parish

15

13

St. Stephen's Parish

1

3

St. Thomas's & St. Dennis's Parish

1

3

Total Charleston District

24

37

Chester District

3

7

Chesterfield District

1

3

Colleton District

St. Andrew's Parish

1

3

St. Bartholomew's Parish

4

9

St. George's, Dorchester Parish

1

3

St. John's, Colleton Parish

2

5

St. Paul's Parish

2

5

Total Colleton District

10

25

Darlington District

2

5

Edgefield District

6

13

Fairfield District

4

9

Georgetown District

Prince George's, Winyah Parish

4

9

Greenville District

4

9

Horry District

All Saints Parish

1

3

Kingston District

1

3

Total Horry District

2

6

Kershaw District

2

5

Lancaster District

2

5

Laurens District

4

9

Lexington District

Saxe Gotha District

2

5

Marion District

Liberty District

3

5

Marlboro District

2

5

Newberry District

4

9

Orangeburg District

Orange Parish

2

5

St. Matthew's Parish (aka Lewisburg District)

1

3

Total Orangeburg District

3

8

Pendleton District

6

13

Richland District

2

5

Spartanburg District

4

9

Sumter District

Claremont District

3

7

Clarendon District

2

5

Total Sumter District

5

12

Union District

3

7

Williamsburg District

2

5

York District

3

7

TOTALS

124

270


© 2016 - J.D. Lewis - PO Box 1188 - Little River, SC 29566 - All Rights Reserved