IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

Read Township Country Schools

Additional information or photos of any of the Read twp. schools is welcome. If you have something to share please contact the Clayton co. IAGenWeb coordinator. Unless otherwise indicated, the information on this page was compiled by S. Ferrall.

Denmark Independent School - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows a school located adjacent to the Clayton co. Poor Farm and the County cemetery in Section 7.

1907
School Report of Denmark school, Read twp., for month ending Dec. 27, 1907. K.H. Knudson, teacher.
Number of days taught - 19
Number of pupils enrolled - 21
Average daily attendance - 18
Number cases tardiness - 0
Number neither absent nor tardy - 9
Those neither absent nor tardy were Mahalia Kahlbaum, George Kahlbaum, Hilda Lemke, Lucy Lemke, Elsa Maehl, Alma Byeer, Frieda Kalke and Meilo Kalke.
~Register and Argus, Thursday, January 23, 1908

1925
School report, Denmark school. Lulu Larson, teacher.
No. of pupils enrolled - 19
Average daily attendance - 17
Number neither absent nor tardy - 13
Names of those neither absent nor tardy: Mildred Ihde, Lewter Lembke, Irene Glawe, George Wilker, Valmah Glawe, Hulda Kalke, Lorine Wilker, Lester Hoth, Helen Kruse, Inez Maehl, Florence Lembke, Carl Byer and Eunice Staack.
~Elkader Register, Thursday, January 15, 1925

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Center Independent School - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located in the center of Section 9, just east of Clayton Centre.

See also: Clayton Center school, photos

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Hanover Independent School - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows this school located in the northern part of Section 21.

1883
Report of the school taught in the independent district of Hanover, for the term ending July 6th, 1883. Julia Downey, Teacher. Roll of Honor:
Mahala Tangemann
Seymour Barrett
Minnie Barrett
Frank Barrett
John Barrett
Anna Travis
Henry Travis
Lizzie Connell
Sophia Witte
Louisa Witte
Mary Brennan
~Elkader Register, Fri., July 20, 1883 ~contributed by Reid R. Johnson

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Erin Independent School - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat map shows this school located near the southwestern boundry of Section 28.

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Motor Independent School - The 1886 Warner-Foote plat shows a school located in Section 7, across the Turkey river and southwest of the village of Motor.

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