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The quarterly returns of attendance for the period ended September 30, which have been compiled by- the Otago Education Board, show that there were 254 schools in operation in the district. The average weekly number, of pupils on the rolls durinu the quarter was 21.422. comprising 11.183 boys and 10,239 girls. The average attendance was 10,470 boys and 9.447 girls, making a total of 19,917, being 408 more than for the previous quarter, 839 more than for the September quarter, 1913, anid the highest average attendance that lias ever been recorded in the district. The averages for the city and suburban schools were:—Forbury 652, Cavensham 630, Albany Street 648."George Street 612, Normal 579, Maeandrew Road 576, Northeast Valley 573, Mornington 551, Musselburgh 543. High Street 523. Kaikorai 514, Arthur Street 495, Green Island 344, Moray Place 337, Kensington 332, Maori Hill 309, .Anderson Bay 233. St. Clair 226, Ravens!louraie 167. Wakari 129, Leith Valley 37. The averages for wero: North School 450/ South School 317, Middle School 215. The averages for the district high schools were: Port Chalmers 440, Balclutha. 370. Mosgiel 344, Tokomairiro 262, Palmevston 243. Alexandra 139, Tapamii 175, Lawrence 170. DuTing the quarter schools at Elders-lie, Matea. Otanomomo, and Concord, and household schools at Spylaw Valley, Hill Springs, and Wacnga were opened.

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OTAGO EDUCATION BOARD, Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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OTAGO EDUCATION BOARD Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

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