Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Students Far and Wide

 In 1943 there were 22,848 people living in St. Tammany Parish, and there were a total of 2771 students enrolled in public schools,  2074 in grades one through seven and 697 in secondary grades.

Here is a map from 1945 showing where those students lived. Click on the image to make it larger. 

Source: 1945 School organization report, La. State Dept. of Education 

To view a high resolution version of the map, CLICK HERE.

 The report detailed the student transportation program. Thirty one school buses were in operation, carrying 1845 students to and from school each day.