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Budget Containing the Status of Methodism at the Second Ecumenical Conference of Methodism
			
 98            STATUS  OF METHODISM AND CHRISTIANITY.
 
Average cost per pupil for tuition in all the schools (based
     on average enrollment,  9,089)    ................................$ 12.66
      The school population in 1888 was about 16,000.  The average
enrollment was 9,089, or 56.8 per cent.  The whole enrollment was
11,170, or 69.8 per cent. of it.  That is not a bad  showing for the
colored people.

What of the night, Watchman, in the State of Georgia?  What
 is it doing for the colored youth, and what are they doing?
     The Hon. J. S. Hook,  Commissioner of Education, of Georgia
says that the following showing the advancement of the school attend-
ance since the year 1870, is gratifying to every intelligent citizen of
Georgia.
     Table  showing the enrollment in onr public schools, and increase in
enrollment, the  average attendance and increase in average attendance
from the year 1871 to the year 1887, inclusive.
           ENROLLMENT 
                                          Increase over    Average at-   Increase over
 Year.     White.     Colored.     Total.  preceding year.  tendance.  preceding year.
1871     42,914       6,664      49,578 .........................................
1872* ............................................................................
1873     62,922      19,755      83,677     34,099          ........... .........
1874     93,167      42,374     135,541     51,864            85,839    .........
1875    105,990      50,385     156,375     20,834            98,029     12,190
1876    121,418      57,987     179,405     23,039           108,646     10,617
1877    128,296      62,330     190,626     11,221           119,160     10,514
1878    137,217      72,655     209,872     19,246           130,605     11,445
1879    147,192      79,435     226,627     16,755           130,565     .....
1880    150,134      86,399     236,533      9,906           145,190     14,625
1881    153,156      91,041     244,179      7,646           149,908     4,718
1882    161,377      95,055     256,432     12,253           164,180     14,272
1883    175,668     111,743     287,411     30,979           188,371     24,191
1884    181,355     110,150     291,505      4,094           195,035      6,664
1885    190,346     119,248     309,594     18,079           209,184     14,149
1886    196,852     122,872     319,724     10,130           226,407     17,223
1887    108,865     133,429     342,294     22,570           226,290      ....
 * No public schools were put in operation in 1872.
 The report of average attendance for 1879 was not full.
 There is a decrease in average attendance as compared with 1886, of 117.




			
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Budget Containing the Status of Methodism at the Second Ecumenical Conference of Methodism


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