|schools.||Whole No. of different scholars.||Average number.||Average Attendance.||No.
of Days' Absence.||No.
of Corporal Punishments.|
|Centre Grammar School||85||68||62||271||62||1055||46|
|Everett Grammar School||102||81||77||324||225||1479||9|
|Brooks Primary School||56||44||35||317||148||769||95|
|Union-street Primary School||53||44||39||201||64||903||129|
|Everett Primary School||57||50||46||726||362||1081||339|
|Salem-street Primary School||46||43||39||391||101||998||193|
|Park-street Primary School||50||46||42||617||273||736||407|
|Union-street Alphabet School||72||59||50||1032||75||1768||263|
|Everett Alphabet School||70||53||47||154||180||1267||204|
|Salem-street Alphabet School||65||60||49||620||72||1798||266|
|Parks-street Alphabet School||72||58||49||384||103||1418||428|
|1Brooks Alphabet School||26||26||20||87||16||112||8|
|total expenses from Feb. 15, 1854, to Feb. 15, 1855.|
|For salaries of teachers||$5,490.64|
|For repairs and incidental expenses||1,031.73|
has been famous for its excellent private schools.
So early as 1790, Mr. William Woodbridge
opened one for young ladies and boys, providing board in his own family for many who came from Boston
and other places.
He seemed to have discovered, what is now so commonly known, that the surest way of having a select and full school was to ask the highest price.
At first he met with some success in teaching, but more in salary, and educated several of the first females of the State
His academy was kept in the house formerly occupied by Colonel Royal
At one time he had ninety-six girls and forty-two boys.
His sister was associated with him, and one male teacher.
He had no objection to inflict corporal punishment on females!
He was greatly given to wild speculations in trade, and seemed to carry something of this spirit into his schoolroom.
He had no system of teaching, and let any