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Report: Negro School Districts and Their Needs by L. N. Taylor
Start Year : 1938
In 1938, L. N. Taylor was supervisor of Negro Rural Education. The department was in the Division of Negro Education within the Kentucky Department of Education. Taylor prepared a report that ranked the Kentucky cities and counties with the largest Negro school census. Below is a table with the schools, and the ranks and needs of the schools, taken from pp.1-2 of the report. For more see the report titled "Negro school districts and their needs by L. N. Taylor," found in Box 27 of the Kentucky Education Collection, Series 1, file title: School for Deaf and Dumb, School for Feeble Minded Children, School for blind, Special Ed., School for Negroes, Catholics. See also NKAA entries for African American Schools.

Kentucky Negro School Districts - 1938
 RANK  CITY SCHOOL CENSUS H. S. RANK
1 Louisville 9350 A
2 Lexington 2711 A
3 Paducah 1368 A
4 Hopkinsville 1034 A
5 Madisonville 998 A
6 Henderson 768 A
7 Covington 687 A
8 Bowling Green 614 A
9 Lynch 610 A
10 Owensboro 592 A
11 Danville 467 A
12 Richmond 467 A
13 Jenkins 462 BE
14 Harlan 461 B
15 Russellville 455 BT
16 Paris 418 A
17 Earlington 381 B
18 Middlesboro 348 A
19 Frankfort 335 A
20 Maysville 335 A
21 Princeton 335 BE
22 Providence 302 B
       
 RANK  COUNTY SCHOOL CENSUS  H. S. NEEDS
1 Christian 1837 Transportation to Hopkinsville
2 Fayette 1106 Continue transportation
3 Harlan 948 Consolidation
4 Logan 886 Consolidation
5 Fulton 838 Transportation to Hickman
6 Jefferson 801 Continue transportation
7 Madison 744 Transportation to Richmond
8 Trigg 684 Building and transportation
9 Warren 684 Transportation to Bowling Green
10 Todd 678 Building and transportation
11 Henderson 633 Transportation to Henderson
12 Union 573 Building and transportation
13 Barren 524 Building and transportation
14 Bourbon 516 Transportation to Paris
15 Perry 406 Transportation to Hazard
16 Scott 402 Transportation to Georgetown
17 Green 366 Transportation to Accredited High School
18 Montgomery 382 Consolidation
19 Mason 381 Transportation to Maysville
20 Lincoln 342 Transportation to Accredited High School
21 Shelby 316 Transportation to Accredited High School




Subjects: Education and Educators, Grade Schools & High Schools in Kentucky
Geographic Region: Kentucky



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