Decatur County Schools

 
History of Decatur County Schools, 1915

History of Education in Decatur County, Iowa, 1948

Various Newspaper articles referencing Decatur County's Schools
Common Schools Commencement, 1917
Unknown Schools
Decatur County's Teachers

Decatur County Normal Schools

The township maps below are from the "Decatur County Quilt" located at the Decatur County Historical Society Museum in Leon, Iowa. Locations of Decatur County's rural schools are included in these maps. If the school doesn't have a link, we don't have any additional information for that school at this time.

If you would like to add to these pages, contact the county coordinator. Many of school pages have images that you can click on for larger views.
Maps courtesy of Bob Bixby.
Click on the township photo to see an enlarged view of the map.
RICHLAND LONG CREEK FRANKLIN GARDEN GROVE
Brick School No. 1 Woodward School No. 1 Lone Star School Garden Grove School No. 1
Glenwood/Cashen/Conwell
School No. 2
Good Hope School No. 3 Hollingshead School No. 3 White Oak School No. 2
Denham/Dunham School No. 3 West School No. 4 Popcorn School No. 4 Gospel Ridge School No. 3
Daughton School No. 4 Round Knoll School No. 5 Center School No. 5 Tick Ridge School No. 4
Grand River County School No. 5 Hawkeye School No. 6 Lillard School No. 6 Pleasant Ridge School No. 5
Comstock School No. 6 Hazel College School No. 7 Wilson School No. 7 LeRoy School No. 6
Foland (Liberty) No. 7 Elm Grove/Goin School No. 8 Fairview School No. 8  
Westerville School No. 8 Spring Valley School No. 9 Weldon School (town)
Grand River School (town) Van Wert School (town) Franklin Township Schools  
1917 School Souvenir      
       
GRAND RIVER DECATUR CENTER HIGH POINT
Jefferson/Funktown School No. 1 Decatur City School No. 1 SunnySide School No. 1 Spunky Ridge School No. 1
West Elk/King School No. 2 Woodmansee School No. 2 South White Oak School No. 2 Pleasant Hill School No. 2
Centennial School No. 3 Pleasant Hill School No. 3 Crown School No. 3 Bradney School No. 3
Elk Union School No. 4 Stone School No. 4 Franklin School No. 4 High Point School No. 4
East Elk School No. 5 Washington School No. 5 Pleasant View/Fairview School No. 5 Reynolds School No. 5
Center School No. 6 Wells School No. 6 White Hall School No. 6 Brant School, closed 1922
Diamond School No. 7 Hickory Grove School No. 7 North White Oak School No. 7 Rocky Paint/Point School, closed 1920
Welcome School No. 8 Lone Star School No. 8 Franklin/Old Dunkard McAlister School
    Leon School (town)  
       
BLOOMINGTON BURRELL EDEN WOODLAND
Baker School No. 1 Jack Oak School No. 1 East Eden School No. 1 Riddle School No. 1
Battle Hill School No. 2 Rauch School No. 2 West Eden School No. 2 Beavers School No. 2
Bathe - Tuskeego School No. 3 Terre Haute School No. 3 Welcone Ridge School No. 3 Burr Oak Ridge School No. 3
Bloomington Center School No. 4 Valley School No. 4 High Briar School No. 4 Scratch Eye School No. 3?
Wion School No. 5 McNeil School No. 5 Hardscrabble School No. 5 Ireland School No. 4
Scott School No. 6 Center Hill School No. 6 Eden Center School No. 6 South Woodland School No. 5
Zion School No. 7 Hill School No. 7 Brush College School No. 7 Gnat Ridge School No. 6
Happy Hollow School No. 8 Union Ridge School No. 8 Orphan/Buzzard Roost School No. 8 Pleasant View School No. 7
  Hagen School   Charm School No. 8
  Round Top School, Dist. No. 6
(does this school belong in this twp?)
  Woodland School No. 9
  Davis City School    
       
FAYETTE NEW BUDA HAMILTON MORGAN
Spurrier (a.k.a. Barr) School No. 2 Jack Wood School No. 2
a.k.a. Stringtown
Boothtown School No. 1 Elm School No. 1
Black School No. 3 New Buda School No. 3 Vine Oak School No. 2 Pioneer School No. 2
Green School No. 4 Bethany School No. 4 Holden School No. 3 Union School No. 3
Athens School No. 5 Bonnett School No. 5 Scott School No. 4 Fairview School No. 4
Brenizer School No. 6 Liberty School No. 6 Pleasanton School White Oak No. 5
Hastings School   Oak Seminary School No. 6 Morgan Center School No. 6
Pioneer School
(now located in Fayette Twp.)
  Moffett School No. 7  
Amish School      
Lamoni Schools (town)      
Graceland University      
       
 
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