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FORTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 1917-1918 BY THE… British Columbia. Legislative Assembly 1919

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 FORTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT
THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
or the province of
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1917-1918
BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION
WITH APPENDICES
printed by
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.
Past I.
. Page.
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
Inspectors' Reports—
High Schools  IS
Public Schools    22
Municipal Inspectors' Reports—
Vancouver    40
Victoria     43
Reports on Normal Schools—
Vancouver  47
Victoria     49
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
Part II.
Statistical Returns—
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
Part III.
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.
1917-1918.
EnucATioN Office,
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