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CHAPTER XV.- EDUCATION AT TIE St. Louis EXPOSITION-Continued.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

BUREAU OF EDUCATION,

Washington, D. C., October 2, 1905. Sir: I have the honor to submit here with the Annual Report of this Office for the year ending June 30, 1904.

The enrollment in schools and colleges, public and private, during the year 1903–4 was 17,896,890, the same being an increase of 357,422 pupils over the previous year. Of this number there were enrolled in public institutions supported by taxation and funds belonging to States and municipalities 16,379,443 pupils, as against 16,127,739, the number reported for the previous year. The quota from private institutions corresponding in character to these was 1,517,447. Besides the enrollment in schools and colleges, public and private, there were pupils enrolled in special institutions more or less scholastic in their character and more or less of a practical business character, as follows:

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City evening schools..
Business schools..
Reform schools.
Schools for the deaf.
Schools for the blind
Schools for the feeble-minded
Government Indian schools
Indian schools (Five Civilized Tribes),
Schools in Alaska supported by the Government.
Schools in Alaska supported by incorporated municipalities (estimated)
Orpban asylums and other benevolent institutions (estimated)
Private kindergartens (estimated).
Miscellaneous (including schools of music, oratory, elocution, cookery

and various special arts) (estimated)

33, 871
11,760

4,236
14,897
29, 161
13, 727
2, 257
2,000

270, C92 138, 363 33, 871 12, 267

4, 236 15, 595 29, 101 13,727 2, 257 2,000 15,000 105, 932

15,000 105, 932

50,000

50,000

Total for United States.

382, 001

310, 500

093, 101

Adding the enrolled of these special schools (693,101) to the total of schools, public and private (17,896,890), giving general education, we have a grand total of 18,589,991,

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Table I.--Commm school statistics of the United States.

1869-70.

1579-80.

1889-90.

1898-93.

1899-1900.

1900-1901.

1901-2.

1902-3.6

1903-4.0

I.-General statistics.

Total population.
Persons 5 to 18 years of age
Pupils enrolled (duplicates excluded)
Per cent of total population enrolled.
Per cent of persons 5 to 18 years of age enrolled.
Average daily attendance
Relation of same to enrollment (per cent)
Average length of school term (days)..
Total number of days attended by all pupils.
Average number of days attended by each per-

son 5 to 18.
Average number attended by each pupil en-

rolled

638, 359, 371 0 12,055, 443 0,871, 522

17. 82

57.00
4,077, 347

59. 3

132. 2 539,053, 423

650, 155, 783 0 62.022, 250 c74,178,966 6 75, 602, 515 c77, 274,967 c78, 576, 436 € 79, 900, 389
0 15,065, 767 118,543, 201 c21,090, 070 021, 404, 322 c21,908, 636 c 22, 278, 693 22, 655, 001
9,807, 505 12, 722, 581 15, 176, 219 15,503, 110 15, 702, 517 15,917, 385 16,009,361
19. 67
20. 32
20. 46
20. 51
20. 32
20. 26

20. 04
65, 50
68. 61
71. 96
72. 43
71. 67
71. 45

70.67
6, 144, 143 8, 153, 635 10,328, 396 10, 032, 772 10,716, 094 11,064, 164 11,054, 502
62.3
64. 1
68. 1
68.6
08. 2
69. 5

09. 2
130.3
134. 7
143.0
144. 3
143.7
144. 7

147.2
800, 719,970 1,098, 232,725 1,477,016, 244 11,534, 822, 633 1,539, 576, 527 1,601, 169, 762 1,627, 405, 037

c81, 241, 246
c 23,028, 748
16, 256, 038

20.01

70. 59
11,318, 256

69.6

146. 7 1, 660, 507, 716

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