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  • School District map 1936-37 (new window)
    1939: "Otoe county school districts were to divide $7,937.86 as the semi-annual school apportionment distributed by the office of public instruction"
  • Burr Schools
  • Dunbar Schools
  • Lorton School
  • Nebraska City Schools
    original high school 1864, 2nd Ward school 1865, 3rd Ward school 1869, 1875
    • Nebraska City High School Classes of 1880-1911 names [new window]
    • Nebraska City High School Class of 1946 names
    • Second Ave. School (2nd Ave & S. 12th St)
    • Sixth Street School (S 6th St. & 4th Corso) 1887 photo - need names
      Abigail Lyon
      taught at Sixth Street school for a number of years.
    • Fourteenth Street School (S. 14th St. & 1st Corso)
    • Greggsport School (N 10th St & 9th Ave)
    • Hayward School (replaced 14th St. School)
    • Kearney Hill School (location?)
    • Saint Mary School (E. 2nd Ave & N. 47th St)
    • Saint Benedict School (location?)
    • Saint Wenceslaus Catholic grade school located at 1428 South 14th street. The Parish and School began in the late 1800s and stayed at that location until the early 1970s when it moved to it present location.
    • Turtle School 1904: Turtle school which was taught by Miss Farmer, closed Friday, April 29. A good program was given by the scholars after which an excellent dinner was served and all report a good time. [South Russell Twp]
    • NE Visually Handicapped School (N 10th St & 10th Ave)
    • Nebraska City Public Schools (ESU 6 modern district)
  • Otoe High School District 78 Alumni list 1908-1958, Class of 1945
  • Palmyra Schools
  • Syracuse Schools
  • Unadilla Schools

Rural Schools

  • Arbor Grove School (see Dist 94 below)
  • Buchanan School (CR 60 & CR J)
  • Camp Creek School (CR Q, 2.5 m. east of US 73)
  • ?? School (CR Q, 0.75 m.west of US 73)
  • ?? School (CR 32, SH 128)
  • ?? School (CR P, between CR 26 & CR 28)
  • ?? School (CR 34, north of CR H)
  • ?? School (CR K & CR 48)
  • Hazel School (CR 66)
  • Lincoln School (CR 58)
  • Maple Grove School (CR L)
  • Maple Grove School (CR J)
  • Pleasant Grove (CR N)
  • Smallfoot School (see Dist. 11 below)
  • Walnut School (CR 38)
  • Zion School (CR 60)
  • District 3?, Palmyra Twp (R-9E, T-9N), SW 1/4, Section 8
  • District 8, Palmyra Twp (R-9E, T-9N), SE 1/4, Section 16
  • District 8?, Hendricks Twp (R-9E, T-7N), NE1/4, Section 10 (Hendricks school?)
  • District ?, Palmyra Twp (R-9E, T-9N), SE 1/4, Section 25
  • District 11, Smallfoot School (SH 67, 3 m. N of Dunbar NE) -- school history
  • District 27 (Syracuse Public Schools)
  • District 34?, Four Mile Twp., NE 1/4, Section 32
  • District 36, Otoe Twp., SW 1/4, Section 31, Range 15E
  • District 44, Four Mile Twp., NW 1/4, Section 35
  • District 45?, Hendricks Twp (R-9E, T-7N), NE 1/4, Section 8 (Solon school?)
  • District 45?, Otoe Twp., SE 1/4, Section 9, Range 14E
  • District 47?, Rock Creek Twp., Section 12 east side
  • District 54, Otoe Twp., SE 1/4, Section 23, Range 14E
  • District 56, 5 miles SW of Nebr City. [Rosa Mae Crook (aka Mrs. Ralph W. Herman) was teacher mid-1920s]
  • District 57, Palmyra Twp (R-9E, T-8N), NW 1/4, Section 8
  • District 60, North Russell Twp (R-10E, T-9N), SE 1/4, Section 5
    North Russell Twp 1904: Mrs. F. A. Stutt closed her school for a summer’s vacation last Friday.
  • District 60?, Palmyra Twp (R-9E, T-9N), NW 1/4, Section 35 (Palmyra school?)
  • District 62, Palmyra Twp (R-9E, T-8N), NE 1/4, Section 12
  • District 64, Palmyra Twp (R-9E, T-9N), NE 1/4, Section 11
  • District 65?, Hendricks Twp (R-9E, T-7N), NE 1/4, Section 28
  • District 67?, Hendricks Twp (R-9E, T-7N), SW 1/4, Section 22
  • District ??, Otoe Twp., SW 1/4, Section 20, Range 14E
  • District ??, Otoe Twp., SE 1/4, Section 3, Range 14E, mile or so west of Minersville
  • District 70, Maine School built in 1898 frame construction, feeder school for Otoe High School
  • District 74,  feeder school for Otoe High School
  • District 76,  feeder school for Otoe High School
  • District 77
  • District 78, Berlin/Otoe, NE, The first school was built, in 1876, a mile west of town. Miss Eva Engles was the teacher. After a few years the rural school building was moved into Berlin and remodeled. Later, more upper grades were added.
  • District 85, (see 1917, 1951 photos, history, etc.
  • District 94, Arbor Grove School, near Burr NE (see 1912-1913 group photo) help identify names please.
  • list in progress

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