RECORD OF A QUARTER, HIGHEST AVERAGE FOR THE DISTRICT. Tho quarterly returns of attendance for tho period ondod December 31, 1914, which have been compiled by the Otago Education Board, show that there were 255 schools in operation in the district. The average weekly number of pupils on tho rolls during tho quarter wa-s 21,602, comprising 11,352 boya and 10,450 girla. Tho average- attendants was 10,557 boys and 9,623 girls, making; a total of 20,190, being 273 mora than for tho previous quarter, and 593 mora than for the December quarter, 1913, This is tho highest average a•ttenda.noo that has ever been recorded in tho district. The averages for the City and suburban schools were:-—Albany Street 645, Forbury 644, Caversham 640, George streets 610, Maeandrew Road 586, Normal 584, North-east Valley 583, Mornington £75, Musselburgh 669~ High Street 541, Kaikorai 530, Arthur Street 516, Green Island 359, Kensington 228, Moray Plaoo 327, Maori Hill 313, Anderson Bay 253, St. Clair 226, Bavcnsbourne 181, WaJisri 135, Leith Valley 41, The averages for Oamaru were:—North School 456, Sotith Sohool 517, Middle School 210.
The averages for the District. High. Schools weno; —Port Chalmers 465, Balclulha 378. Mosgiel 551, T'okcmairiro 260, PTilmei-bton 250, Alexandra 168. TVtpanui 184, Lawrence 176.
Daring tiio quarter Taiaroa BV.nd School wpti reopened.
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SCHOOL ATTENDANCES, Evening Star, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915