Hearne Academy
Historically Black College

 

 

 

Annual Report Of The Board 1897

Hearne Academy, founded at Hearne, Texas; Professor M. II. Broyles, Principal, 1893; teachers employed, white 0, colored 3 ; present estimated value of property, $4,000; incumbrance, $1,200; floating debts, $1,200; receipts, balance in hand from previous year $717.45, from tuition $98.95, board $438, churches and individuals $576.70, old accounts $62.70, sources not included in classified accounts $753.15, total receipts $2,647 i expenditures, for school supplies, $7.45 ; boarding department $426; improvements and repairs $1,020.35, students' labor $189.85, gratuities $5, salaries $1,807.25, sundries not included in classified accounts $911.10, total expenditures $4.367; appropriations, by the Society $500, by the trustees $1,307.25, total appropriations $1,807.25; enrollment, males 25, females 17, total 42; average attendance, day pupils 10, boarders 13, general average 23 ; preparing for college, 2 ; receiving systematic instruction in industrial work, 9; preparing to teach, 10; preparing for the ministry, 2; conversions, 4; average cost per pupil, for instruction only $18, for school supplies only $ , for board, including all necessary labor in preparing it for use, $35 ; for all expenses incurred in conducting the school, except special improvements, $53.

 

 

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