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Schools of Beaverhead County Montana

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Beaverhead County once had 78 rural school, now they have only 19.

 

Miss Blanche Lamont, schoolteacher and her class at Hecla, October 1893

Courtesy of Library of Congress

 

Hecla School, date unknown but likely late 1800's from style of dress

 

Early one room schoolhouse from Jackson, Beaverhead County

 

Birch Creek School

 

Millpoint School

 

Beaverhead High School

 

Public School, Dillon.

 

 

Elementary school in Dillon

 

Polaris School was established in 1892 as a one-room school house.  Teachers boarded with local families

until the building to house teachers was added.  Fifty eight teachers have taught 94 terms of schools

from 1892-1990.  Average enrollment is six to eight students per year.  Kindergarten through eighth

 grade is taught by one teacher.

 

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