In addition to these ten grammar schools mentioned there are three others that contain grammar pupils to the number of 388 (December, 1895),—the Corlett, Agassiz, and Sleeper.
These schools send their pupils of the upper grades to such of the other grammar schools as are in their vicinity.
With the exception of the Corlett, the same schools have primary as well as grammar grades.
The Wellington School is a training school for teachers.
There had previously been a training school from 1870 to 1882.
An interval of two years without such a school brought into bold relief its value to the city.
Consequently, in 1884, the present school was organized.
It has a small regular force of teachers, selected with reference to their ability, not only to teach, but to guide novices in the art. In addition there are from twenty to thirty pupil teachers, graduates of normal schools, and others of equivalent previous training, who are paid humble salaries, and who, as they prove their abil