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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the commissioner of Indian affairs, for the year 1892
([1892])

Schools under private control at which pupils were placed under contract with Indian Bureau and by special appropriation during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1892,   pp. 780-783 PDF (1.2 MB)


Page 780

780                    STATISTICS AS TO INDIAN SCHOOLS. 
SUMMARY. 
Capacity of boarding schools.     .     .    .     .    .     .     .   
..-------------------------------------------------- 18,644 
Capacity of day schools.     .    .     .     .    .    .    .     .    
..-------------------------------------------------------5,132 
Number of employ~s: 
Male.    .     .    .     .     .    .     .   .     .     .    .    ..---------------------------------------------------------------------
 931 
Female.     .     .    .    .    .     .     .   .     .     .   .     ..------------------------------------------------------------------
 1,432 
Indian..     ..    .   ..     .  ..     .   ..    ..     .   ..    .   ...-----------------------------------------------------------555
W hite  ................................................................................
 1,808 
Enrollment of boarding schools.       .     .     .     .    .      .   
 ..------------------------------------------------ 15,251 
Enrollment of day schools .--.-----------------------------------------------------
     4,656 
Average attendance of boarding schools.        .     .      .    ..-----------------------------------------
12, 422 
Average attendance of day schools.       .      .     .      .    ..----------------------------------------------
2, 745 
Cost of maintaining schools to Government..        .   .   .  .   .   . 
 .  ..---------------------------------$1,859,119.03 
to other parties.    .    .   .    .    ..-----------------------------------
195,183.84 
Acres  cultivated  by  schools --------------------------------------------------
num ber_    9,982 
Corn..      .  .   ..     .  .   ..     .  .   ..     .  .   ..     ..--------------------------------------------------------bushels_-_
 47,676 
Wheat. oats, and barley         -------------------------------------------do
---.           60.663 
Fruit and vegetables..      .   .   .  .   .   .   ..    .   .   .  .   ..----------------------------------------------
do----  87,997 
Hay..     .   .   ..    .   .   ..    .   .   ..    .   .   ..    .   ..------------------------------------------------------------tons.
 7,161 
Butter and cheese..      .   .   .  .   .   .   ..    .   .  .   .   ..----------------------------------------------
pounds-.  31,005 
Pumpkin..       .   ..    .   .   ..    .   .   ..    .   .   ..     ..----------------------------------------------------
number_-_  15,202 
Melons..     .   .   .  ..     .   .  .   ..     .   .  .   ..     .  . 
 ..---------------------------------------------------------do --  22,094
Honey..      .   ..    .   ..     .  ..     .   ...      ..     .  ...-------------------------------------------------------
pounds.  9,809 
RECAPITULATION. 
Caa , nol-Average   No. of Cost toGov- 
Kind of school.               No.   C ity.    men.   attnd-    em-   osernment.
ity.  ent.    ance.    ploy6s.   eiet 
Government schools: 
Boarding..        .    .   ..------------------------67  6,795  6,145  4,642
 902    $765,231.64 
Day.    .    .    .   .    ..----------------------------- 98  3,549  3,481
 2,084  145  80,916.79 
Training..        .   ..-------------------------14  3,775  3, 489  2,980
   438     475,227.27 
Total Government schools_.--          179    14,119   13,115     9,706  
 1,485   1, 321,375. 70 
Contract schools: 
Boarding    ------------------------56         6,224     4,262     3,585
     598     350, 589.72 
D ay -----------------------------------  22   1,135       839       473
      35      10,142.69 
Boarding    specially  appropriated 
for by Congress.......--------------  11     1,750     1,344     1,204  
   218     175,881.56 
Total contract schools----------- 
Public-------------------------------    1 
Mission: 
Boarding...      ..     ..    ..--------------------- 
Day..     .  ..    .   ..    ..-------------------------- 
Indians...       ..    .   ...----------------------- 
Total mission schools......... 
S9    9,109     6,445    5, 262    851     536, 613.97 
14      203      190       106      13       1,129,36 
1       100       11       11       6------------- 
5       225      128       65        6------------- 
1       20        18       17        2------------- 
7       345      157       93       14------------- 
Aggregate..---------------------289     23,776   19,907   15,167   2,363
 1,859,119.03 
Schools under private control * at which pupils were placed under contract
with Indian 
Bureau and by special appropriation during the fiscal year ending June 30,
1892. 
Rate    No. of        Average   Cost to 
Capac- No. al- per cap- months Enroll- 
.attend - Govern- 
Location.               ity.  lowed. ita per   in    ment. ated     moeat.
annum. session.          a--.       -- 
Under contract with Indian Bureau. 
Arizona: 
Tucson (Industrial Boarding)       150    150  $125.00     10    168    
 155 $18,862.40 
California: 
San Diego(Industrial Boarding)     150    100   125.00     10    100    
  98   11,796.88 
St. Turibius Mission (Day) ......   50     20   30.00      10     27    
  18     473.15 
Hopland (Day)-----------         ,50     20   30.00       9     27      
16     359.46 
Sulphur Banks (Day)-------------40        15   30.00       6     18     
 12     142.61 
Ukiah (Day).--------------------- 50     20   30.00       9     32      
22     446.01 
Idaho:. 
Coeur dlAline Reservation, De 
Smet Mission (Boarding)------    300     70   108.00     10     82      
74    7,489.44 
Kansas: 
Halstead  (Mennonite Mission 
Boarding).      ..---------------------  40  35  125.00  10      33     
 31   3,913.09 
Michigan: 
Baraga (Chippewa Boarding) -       125     60   108.00     10     63    
  53    5,700.00 
Harbor Springs (Boarding) -        140    100   108.00     10    131    
 122   10,800 00 
* These schools are included in the foregoing tables. 


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