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Matagorda County Schools by Districts

Historic Matagorda County Volume I, pages 227 - 229
 

 


School Apportionment Funds in 1904

State ($5.00) and county (.88) apportionment was $5.66 per capita to all pupils outside of the Bay City ISD.
The judge and treasurer received commissions from the county apportionment reducing the amount from .88 to .66 per capita.

 

DISTRICT SCHOOL PUPILS

AMOUNT

POST OFFICE
Independent Bay City 462

3241.26

Bay City
#1 Matagorda 120

743.49

 
#2 Matagorda Colored 22

143.51

 
#4 Van Vleck White 48

368.31

 
#5 Van Vleck Colored 18

101.95

 
#6 Demings Bridge White 57

368.31

Midfield
#7 Mt. Pilgrim Colored 50

283.00

Caney
#8 Van Colored 34

192.44

Caney
#9 Shiloh Colored 76

430.16

Caney
#10 Matthew Colored 36

203.76

Pledger
#11 Duncan Colored 35

198.70

Pledger
#12 Cedar Lake, Colored 54

314.35

Cedar Lake
#13 Free System Colored 75

424.50

Van Vleck
#14 Warren Bridge Colored 28

158.48

Caney
#15 O'Connell Colored 26

154.53

Van Vleck
#16 Thompson Colored 64

362.24

Van Vleck
#17 Live Oak Colored 29

164.14

Caney
#18 Linville Colored 23

130.18

Caney
#19 Sexton White 18

107.20

Bay City
#20 Cooper Colored 41

232.06

Pledger
#21 Grove Hill Colored 84

492.49

Pledger
#22 Logan White 13

77.49

Blessing
#23 Wilson Creek Colored 26

147.16

Ashby
#24 Ashby White 33

186.78

Ashby
#25 Caney White 22

124.53

Caney
#26 Palacios White 31

182.15

Palacios
#27 Tres Palacios White 12

67.92

Tres Palacios
#28 Holt Colored 28

166.34

Van Vleck
#29 Boggy White 28

158.65

Matagorda
#31 Cash's Creek 17

103.27

Blessing
#34 Bucks Bayou White 54

348.65

Bay City
#36 Jamison Colored 15

84.90

Caney

 

DISTRICT

August 31, 1917

1921 & 22 changes

1924

1927-1928

1 Sexton District contained following schools: Sexton, Sims, Riceville, Bucks Bayou, Lukefahr, Caney, Bernard Cedar Lane & Gainesmore - white grade 4 schools
African-American schools: Peyton Creek, Warren Bridge, Linville, Shiloh, Gainesmore, Cedar Lake, Van, Mt. Pilgrim, Live Oak - 4 grade schools
Sexton School designated District No. 1
Lukefahr School designated District No. 6
Cedar Lane School designated District No. 24
Sexton & Wadsworth Ranch - 7 grades Sexton & Wadsworth Ranch - 7 grades
African-American: Peyton Creek - 7 grades
2 Wadsworth School - 8 grades - white   Wadsworth - 10 grades Wadsworth - 9 grades
3 Van Vleck 10 grades, Ashwood 4 grades, El Scott 4 grades
African-American schools: Free School System, O'Connell, Mt. Zion - grade 4 schools
  Van Vleck - 11 grades Van Vleck - 10 grades
African-American: Free System, Bouldin & Ashwood - 7 grades
4 Pledger 8 grades white
African-American schools: Pledger and Cooper - 4 grades
  Pledger - 10 grades Pledger - 8 grades
African-American: Pledger - 8 grades
5 Chalmers school - 4 grades white     African-American: Chalmers - 7 grades
6     Bernard, Lukefahr & Hasima - 7 grades Hasima, Lukefahr, Bernard - 7 grades
African-American: Live Oak, Mt. Pilgrim, Ino Lake - 7 grades
7 Sargent School - 4 grades white   Sargent - 7 grades Sargent - 7 grades
African-American: Cedar Lake - 9 grades, Sargent 8 grades
8     Cedar Lane - 10 grades & Riceville - 7 grades Cedar Lane - 8 grades, Riceville - 7 grades
African-American: Mabel Kennedy - 8 grades, Poole's Ranch, Gainesmore & Van - 7 grades
9 Markham, Northern School 4 grades & Clemville 10 grades
African-American: Clemville - 4 grades
  Northern - 9 grades, Clemville - 10 grades, Markham Clemville - 9 grades, Northern - 7 grades
African-American: Clemville - 7 grades
10     Midfield - 10 grades Midfield - 10 grades
11 Blessing 11 grades white
African-American: Blessing - 4 grades
  Blessing Blessing
12 Prairie Center - 8 grades white   Prairie Center - 7 grades Prairie Center - 7 grades
13 Turtle Bay - 8 grades white   Turtle Bay - 7 grades Turtle Bay - 7 grades
14 El Maton - 8 grades, Buckeye - 8 grades white   Buckeye - 7 grades  
15 Ashby, Culver & Simpsonville - 4 grades white
African-American: Ashby 4 grades
    Ashby - 8 grades
African-American - Wilson Creek - 7 grades
16 Pecan - 4 grades white   Pecan City - 7 grades  
17 Collegeport - 8 grades white      
18 Citrus Grove - 8 grades white   Citrus Grove - 10 grades Citrus Grove - 7 grades
19 DeMoss - 8 grade white      
20 no operating school Matagorda Peninsula School in District No. 20 became a part of Sargent District No. 7    
21   County Line School District No. 21 transferred to Jackson County Ohio Colony - 7 grades  
22     Simpsonville - 7 grades Simpsonville - 7 grades
23     Culver - 7 grades Culver - 7 grades
24     Blessing  
25        
26     Bay View Consolidated - 11 grades Bay View Consolidated - 9 grades


 

1939 1941 - African-American Schools 1971 and 1985 2012
Bay City Independent School District
(consolidated with No. 1 Sexton & No. 2 Wadsworth)
Bay City - Hilliard School
12 grades
Bay City Independent School District
1 high school, 2 junior high schools, 4 elementary schools
Bay City Independent School District
1 high school, 1 junior high school, 3 elementary schools
Matagorda Independent School District
(consolidated with Old Gulf High School)
Palacios School
8 grades
Matagorda Independent School District
6 grades - grades 7-12 transferred to Bay City
Matagorda Independent School District
8 grades - grades 9-12 transferred to Bay City
Palacios Independent School District
(consolidated with Collegeport, Bay View, Turtle Bay, Pecan City, Citrus Grove, Ohio Colony, Simpsonville, Culver)
Matagorda School
6 grades
Palacios Independent School District
1 high school, 1 junior high school, 2 elementary schools
Palacios Independent School District
1 high school, 1 junior high school, 2 elementary schools
Tidehaven Independent School District
(consolidated with Markham, Clemville, Buckeye, Ashby, Midfield)
Tidehaven School
9 grades
Tidehaven Independent School District
1 high school, 1 junior high school, 2 elementary schools
Tidehaven Independent School District
1 high school, 1 junior high school, 2 elementary schools
Van Vleck Independent School District
(consolidated with Lukefahr, Hasima, Ashwood, Sargent)
Van Vleck
Herman High School
Van Vleck Independent School District
1 high school, 1 junior high school, 1 elementary school
Van Vleck Independent School District
1 high school, 1 junior high school, 2 elementary schools