FORTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT
THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
or the province of
BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION
authority of the legislative assembly.
VICTORIA, B.C. :
Printed by William H. Ctjllin, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty,
1919. To His Honour Sir Frank Stillman Barnard, K.C.M.G.,
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia.
May it please Your Honour :
I beg herewith respectfully to present the Forty-seventh Annual Report on the
Public Schools of the Province.
j. d. Maclean,
Minister of Education.
December 20th, 1918. TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Total Enrolment in High and Public Schools ; 9
Number of Divisions, Enrolment, etc., in each of the High Schools 10
Number of Divisions, Enrolment, etc., in each of the Graded City Schools 11
Number of Schools, Enrolment, etc., in each of the Rural Municipalities 13
Total Enrolment in the Rural and Assisted Schools 13
Expenditure for Education *. 14
Cost to Provincial Government of each Pupil on Enrolment and on Average Daily Attendance during the Past Ten' Years 15
Comparative Statement of Attendance and Cost of Public Schools from 1872-73 to 1917-18 16
Average Salary paid Teachers 17
Number of Teachers employed in the Various Electoral Districts 17
High Schools IS
Public Schools 22
Municipal Inspectors' Reports—
Reports on Normal Schools—
Report of the Director of Elementary Agricultural Education 52
Report of the Organizer of Technical Education 65
Report of the Officer in Charge of the Free Text-book Branch '. 69
The Strathcona Trust 76
Teachers' Examination Results SO
High School Entrance Examinations 84
High School Examinations 84
Changes in High School Courses of Study S4
Modified High School Entrance Course, 1919 85
Modified High School Course for 1919 87
New Text-books authorized 92
Rules and Regulations 92
Amendments to the " Public Schools Act" v 93
Changes in Boundaries of School Districts 100
High Schools ii.
Graded City Schools x.
Rural Municipality Schools xlii.
Rural and Assisted Schools lviii.
Names of Schools, Number of teachers, etc., in each of the Electoral Districts lxxviii. D 6 Contents. 1919
High School Examination— Page
Names of Medal-winners lxxxiii.
Number of Successful Candidates at each Centre lxxxiii.
High School Entrance Examination—
Names of Medal-winners Ixxxv.
Number of Successful Candidates at each Centre Ixxxv.
High School Entrance Examination Papers xci.
High School Examination Papers—
Third-class Certificate (Non-professional), Full Course c.
Advanced Course, Junior Grade; and Third-class Certificate (Non-professional) .. ci.
Third-year Course, Commercial '. cxii.
Intermediate Grade cxxiii.
University Matriculation (Junior) cxxxii.
University Matriculation (Senior) cxlviii.
Senior Grade -. clxiv.
Senior Academic Grade clxxv. PART I.
GENEEAL REPORT. REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION.
Victoria, B.C., December, 1918.
To the Honourable J. D. MacLean, M.D., CM.,
Minister of Education.
Sir,—I beg to submit the Forty-seventh Annual Report of the Public Schools of British
Columbia for the school-year ending June 30th, 1918.
The total enrolment in all the schools was 67,516. The number