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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY 151582 ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

1899

No. 79.

IN ASSEMBLY.

February 1, 1867,

THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

STATE OF NEW YORK:
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION,
SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE,

ALBANY, Feb. 1st, 1867.
Hon. EDMUND L. PITTS,

Speaker of the Assembly:
Sir—I herewith transmit to the Legislature the Thirteenth
Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and
the abstracts and documents accompanying the same.

Very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,

V. M. RICE,
Superintendent of Public Instruction.

THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

STATE OF NEW YORK:
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION,

ALBANY, February 1, 1867.
To the Legislature of the State of New York:

The Superintendent of Public Instruction, in conformity with the provisions of the statute, respectfully submits the following

REPORT: The tables and documents herewith presented are designed to show :

I. The valuation of property in each of the several counties, as equalized by the State Assessors, with the amount of school tax in 1861, and the tax of 1866.

II. The amount of the three-fourths mill tax for the support of schools paid by each county ; and the amount apportioned to each county from the avails of that tax and from the Common School Fund, with the entire amount of school moneys apportioned to each county.

III. Apportionment of school moneys for the year 1867, showing the population of each county, by cities and rural districts, the number of teachers employed at the same time for twenty-eight weeks or more, the amount apportioned for teachers' wages as " district quotas," and according to population, and the amount apportioned for libraries.

IV. Abstract from the statistical reports of the School Commis. sioners, showing:

1. The number of school districts in each county.

2 The number of teachers employed at the same time for twentyeight weeks or more.

3. Number of children between the ages of five and twenty-one years residing in the districts.

4. Number of free schools. 5. Number of private schools. 6. Number of pupils attending private schools. 7. Time district schools were in session. 8. Teachers : by whom licensed, and the number of each sex.

9. Number of children, their average daily attendance, and the whole number of days' attendance during the year.

10. Number of inspections by School Commissioners. 11. Number of volumes in district libraries, and their value.

12. School houses, classified according to the material of which they are built, and their value.

V. Abstract from the financial reports of the School Commissioners, showing from what sources moneys have been received, and for what purposes expended.

RECEIPTS. 1 Amount of money on hand at the commencement of the last school year, October 1, 1865.

2. Amount apportioned by State Superintendent.
3. Proceeds of gospel and school lands.
4. Amount raised by local tax.
5. Amount raised by rate bills.
6. Received from all other sources.
7. Total amount of receipts.

PAYMENTS. 8. For teachers' wages. 9. For libraries. 10. For school apparatus. 11. For colored schools. 12. For school houses, sites, fences, out houses, repairs, &c. 13. For all other incidental expenses. 14. Amount of public moneys forfeited in the hands of supervisors on the first Tuesday of March, 1866. 15. Amount remaining on hand October 1, 1866. 16. Total amount of payments.

VI. Statement showing the increase and diminution of the Common School Fund for the year.

VII. Showing the investment of the capital of the Common School Fund at the close of each fiscal year since its establishment.

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