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Sumner County School Index

Sumner County School Index was created from various sources, books: The Great Leap Westward by Walter Durham, Old Sumner by Walter Durham, Rebellion Revisited by Walter Durham, Historic Sumner County by Jay Cisco, Generations by Velma Brinkley and Mary Huddleston Malone and Sesquicentennial Portland, Tennessee.  Additional research material was derived from Dr. James Thomas Photograph Collection, Allen Haynes Photograph Collection, Sumner County 1930’s Health Department map, 1878 Sumner County map and newspaper articles.

Sumner County SchoolsLocationYear
AndersonDobbin Pike in Sulfura
AngleaBuck Perry Rd.?
AustinNew Deal Potts Rd.
AvondaleAfrican American school
Barr's schoolDistrict 10 1878 map
Beech High SchoolLong Hollow Pike
Beech Hill AcademyDistrict 5 1878 map
Beech SchoolLong Hollow Pike
BethelRobertson County/Bethel Road
Bethpage High SchoolBethpage
Bethpage SchoolBethpage
Big Springs Church & SchoolDistrict 16 1878 map
BledsoeAfrican American school
Bledsoe AcademyCastalian Springs
Bledsoe Academy /Femalenear Rural Academy1840
Bledsoe LickCastalian Springs1787
Bledsoe SchoolCastalian Springs
Blythe StreetAfrican American school
Bon AirHwy. 174 , Brackentown Rd.
Boyers School
BrackentownHighland Rd./Hwy. 259
Brooks SchoolFowler Ford Rd./Opossum Rd.
Broomsage/Oak GroveAfrican American school
Brown School
Buck LodgeOld Gallatin Rd.,Buck Lodge
Buckley Chapel
Bush's Chapel
C.H. School? Central High School?
Cairo AcademyCairo
CairoAfrican American school
Cedar GroveDistrict 3 from 1878 map
Center PointCenter Point Rd?1891
Central AcademyGallatin
Central High SchoolGallatin
Chestnut GroveHwy. 76, Jackson Rd.
Chestnut HillDobbins Pike
ClearviewClearview Rd.
Cold Springsbuilt by Thomas Baskerville1854/1857
CooperRabe Coats Rd.
CorinthOld Hwy. 52
Corum HillCorum Hill Rd.
CottontownCottontown, Hwy. 25
CottontownAfrican American school
CrossroadsRapids Rd./Hwy. 259
DorrisParkers Chapel Rd./Ranch Rd.
Douglas Chapel/OcanaStation Camp Creek on Long Hollow Pike
Dry ForkDry Fork Creek
Durham ChapelAfrican American school
Edmondson Seminary
FairfieldNubia Rd./Fairfield Rd.
Fairmontbecame Oakmontclosed 1953
First School Bus, Durham, Miles
Fountain HeadFountain Head
Gallatin Sunday SchoolPossibly at Gallatin Presbyterian Church1830
Gallatin Female Academy 1828Became Sumner Female Academy 18381836
Gallatin High SchoolGallatin
Gallatin Male SeminaryGallatin
Gallatin Private InstituteGallatin1920
Gallatin School/Gallatin Common SchoolGallatin1839
Garrett CreekGarrett Creek Rd.
Goodlettsville ElementaryDavidson County
Goodlettsville High SchoolDavidson County
Gravel HillAfrican American school
Halls ChapelAfrican American school/Rock House Hollow
Hall TownNew Deal
Hart's HillAfrican American school
Hartsville Female Institutenear Hartsville1836/1838
Hartsville Male Academynear Hartsville1837
Hawkins PreparatoryGallatin
Haynes Seminary for Young LadiesAugust 3 1878
Hendersonville ElementaryHendersonville
Hendersonville High SchoolHendersonville
Hickory GroveAfrican American school
Hickory HillCarter Rd./Corinth Rd.
Highland AcademySeventh Day Adventist School 19461908
Hinton, Allen, Bus Driver
Hollis ChapelHollis Chapel
Home BoundAfrican American school
HopewellAfrican American school 13th district
Howard 8th GradeGallatin
Howard ElementaryGallatin
Howard Female CollegeMain Street, Gallatin1856
Howard School BusGallatin
Hunter's School
Independence School
Isaac Franklin InstituteFairvue1847
John Paul IIHendersonville2000
KansasAfrican American school, Hwy 31, Kansas Rd.
Liberty High School
Liberty School1838
LicktonDavidson County
Link's School
Little Brown School Housefirst school Oak Grove
Little OakCross Roads & Sengtown/Ray Rd./Hwy. 259
Littleton Academy
Lodabar Academy
Look Sharp
Love's Chapel
MacedoniaAfrican American school/Belote's Bend
Madison Academy
Madison Creek
Main StreetGallatin
Main Street High SchoolMain St. Gallatin
Martin ChapelMartin Chapel Rd.
Masonic Male High School of GallatinGallatin
McElwrath School
McKendree AcademyFountain Head1874
Merrol Hyde Magnet SchoolNew Shackle Island Rd.2003
Miss Banks SchoolMain St. Gallatin1837/1838?
MitchellvilleAfrican American school
Mrs. Garrett's Female SeminaryGallatin1835
Mt. Olive
Mt. OlivetAfrican American school
Mt. Vernon1818
Mt. Zion Academy
Neophogen Male and Female CollegeCross Plains /Gallatin1873/1874
New Hope Baptist Sch/Honeycutt's SchoolTyree Springs Rd.1922
New Salem School
NolanPortland/located on Shun Pike latter moved1846
North SumnerMinor Ln./Fairfield Rd.
Number OneW. of Gallatin, Pilot Knob area
Oak GroveHwy. 52
OaklandNew Dealclosed 1953
Oakmont/Fairmont & OaklandNew Deal1953
OcanaDouglas Chapel near Elmore Douglas home
Odham's BendAfrican American school
Palmer's ChapelClosed in 1952/1953
Parker's Chapel/ Rosenwald SchoolAfrican American school 13th district
Patton Branch
Peach ValleyAfrican American school
Pee Dee
PerdueWhite Rd./Wolf Hill Rd.
Pericles Academy
Persimmon Valley
Pine Ford Academy
Pilot KnobAfrican American school
Pleasant Grove SchoolHwy 231
Pond Ridge
Portland HSPortland
Portland ElementaryGibson St., Portland1956
Portland SeminaryPortland1874
Providence/North SumnerClark Hollow Rd./Dutch Creek
Pythian UniversityGallatin1890's
Rock Bridge SchoolRock Bridge Rd.1850
RocklandRockland Road/African American
Rosemary AcademyCairo Rd.
Rural AcademyE. Greenfield Lane/Castalian Springs/moved to Sideview1812/1829?
Rural AcademyCastalian Springs E. of Greenfield Lane
Saint FrancesShackle Island community
Saint JohnAfrican American school
Saint John Vianney Catholic SchoolGallatin1949-1965
Sarver TownAfrican American school
ScattersvilleHwy. 52
Shackle IslandShackle Island
Shackle Island School1839
Shallow Ford Academy
ShortsOld/Jernigan Rd./Hwy 52 near Hwy 31W
Slaters Chapel
Simpson Seminary
South Gallatin/UnionAfrican American School/Winchester St.
Stark's KnobAfrican American school, Hendersonville
Station Camp Academy
Station Camp Creek High SchoolGallatin2002
Station Camp Creek Valley1838
Stewards SchoolAfrican American school
Still Water
Sulphur Spring
SulfuraDobbins Pike
Sugar GroveHwy 174
Sumner AcademyStation Camp Creek, near Elmore Douglas home1801/1805
Sumner County High SchoolPortland
Sumner Female AcademyHoward Female College1837
Sumner Female Institute
Sumner High SchoolPortland1915
Sumner Training SchoolAfrican American school/Union High
Sumner-Robertson Normal
SunnysideLong Hollow Pike/at St. Blaise
Sylvan Academy3 miles east Gallatin, half mile north of Hartsville Pike1839
Teachers of Sumner County
Tennessee High School
Transmontania AcademyGallatin 18121832/1806?
Trout's Academy
Tullatuskee Normal CollegeBethpage1899
Turners StationOld Hwy. 31
Union Chapel
Union ElementaryAfrican American school
Union High SchoolGallatinclosed 1970
Union Hillburned around 1940/1941
Union University
Van Buren School
Village GreenAfrican American school
Volunteer State Community CollegeNashville Pike1971
Walker' Schoolended 1908, students to Union Hill
Walnut Flat
Walnut Grove
Westmoreland High SchoolWestmoreland
White Hill
White House High SchoolTyree Springs Rd.
White OakHwy. 259/Briley Lane, Mitchellville
WithamRogues Fork Rd,
Wirt College-Enon CollegeHwy 231/Hwy 251844/1851
Wirt SeminaryHwy 231/Hwy 251838
Wolf's Hill
African American Schools
Hickory GroveDistrict 1 ca 18681868
MacedoniaDistrict 1/ Belote's Bend
CairoDistrict 2 Rosenwald school built 1923
Odham BendDistrict 3
Peach ValleyDistrict 4
Stark's KnobDistrict 5
AvondaleDistrict 5
Mount OliveDistrict 8
CottontownDistrict 8
Village GreenDistrict 9
Blythe StreetDistrict 9
Hall's ChapelDistrict 91874
Durham ChapelDistrict 10 Rosenwald school "little red school house"
KansasDistrict 10
Hart's HillDistrict 10
Stewards ChapelDistrict 11
BledsoeDistrict 11
Sarver TownDistrict 13
Broomsage/Oak GroveDistrict 15
Parker's ChapelDistrict 16
MitchellvilleDistrict 16
Union High SchoolDistrict 16/1888
ScattersvilleDistrict 16
RocklandDistrict 16
Union Elementary
Sumner Training SchoolUnion High School
South GallatinBoys Academy 1888 (white) became Rosenwald sch
Rockland1867 first African American school1867
Gravel Hill
Home Bound
Pilot Knob
St. John
HopewellDistrict 16

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