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Main Heading Subheading1 Subheading2 Ordinance Number & Series Date Synopsis Notes
Schools High Schools
5870 NCS 1909 Directing sale of property as follows: In square bounded by Jackson Avenue, St. Thomas, Chippewa, and Philip Streets (site of the Upper Girls' High School; In square bounded by Esplanade Avenue, Royal, Bourbon, and Barracks Streets (site of the Lower Girls' High School); In square bounded by Chestnut, Coliseum, Philip Streets, and Jackson Avenue (site of the Chestnut School; In square bounded by St. Charles, Girod, Church, and Julia Streets (site of the Franklin School); Dedicating the proceeds of said sales to the purchase of sites for the erection of three new high school buildings. Repealed by 6024 NCS.
Schools High Schools
5871 NCS 1909 Authorizing purchase of property as follows: In square bounded by Carrollton and Tulane Avenues, Solomon, and Ulloa Streets - for a Boys' High School; In square bounded by Napoleon, Jena, Prytania, and Pitt Streets - for the Upper Girls' High School; In square bounded by Esplanade Avenue, Rocheblave, Barracks, and Dorgenois Streets - for a Lower Girls' High School.
Schools High Schools
5872 NCSS 1909 Authorizing preparation of plans and specifications for the three schools, advertisement for bids, etc.
Schools High Schools
6124 NCS 1909 Authorizing issuance of public improvement certificates (under Act 56 of 1908) to expedite aquisition of the sites indicated in Ord. 5871 NCS. This ordinance also reaffirms 5791 NCS and 5808 NCS - setting aside a total of $400,000 for new high schools.
Schools High Schools Easton, Warren 6782 NCS 1910 Authorizing purchase of property in square bounded by Salcedo, Lopez, Ibervillle, and Canal Streets as a site for a Boys' High School. See 6789 NCS - authorizing the sale of property bounded by Carrollton and Tulane Avenues, and Solomon and Ulloa Streets purchased by Ord. 5871 NCS.
Schools High Schools Easton, Warren 690 CCS 1913 Authorizing plans and specifications for construction of a two-story brick Janitor's Lodge on the grounds of the Warren Easton Boys' High School. See 912 CCS - approving plans, and 1079 CCS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools High Schools Esplanade Avenue Girls' High School 8288 NCS 1911 Providing for the purchase of property on Esplanade Avenue bounded by Rocheblave, Dorgenois, and Barracks Streets, for the Lower Girls' High School.
Schools High Schools Esplanade Avenue Girls' High School 8745 NCS 1912 Providing that the new school just completed in the square bounded by Esplanade Avenue, Rocheblave, Dorgenois, and Barracks Streets, be and the same is hereby named "The Esplanade Avenue Girls' High School".
Schools High Schools Esplanade Avenue Girls' High School 1135 CCS 1914 Authorizing purchase of a lot of ground bounded by Dorgenois, Barracks, Rocheblave, and Hospital (Gov. Nicholls) Streets, as a site for a Janitor's Lodge at the Esplanade Avenue Girls' High School.
Schools High Schools White, Edward Douglas 2392 CCS 1915 Authorizing purchase of a portion of ground in square bounded by Bayou Road, Derbigny, Roman Streets, and Esplanade Avenue.
Schools High Schools Wright, Sophie 6865 NCS 1910 Authorizing the sale of buildings, etc., on ground bounded by Napoleon Avenue, Jena, Pitt, and Prytania Streets, site of the proposed new high school.
Schools High Schools Wright, Sophie 6999 NCS 1911 Accepting bid for construction of a two-story and basement brick high school building on the site, payment to be made out of funds provided by Ords. 5791 and 5808 NCS.
Schools High Schools Wright, Sophie 7039 NCS 1911 Authorizing purchase of ground for extension of site of the Upper Girls' High School, bounded by Napoleon Avenue, Jena, Pitt and Pyrtania Streets.
Schools High Schools Wright, Sophie 8094 NCS 1911 Providing that the new high school building now being erected in square bounded by Napoleon Avenue, Jena, Pitt, and Prytania Streets shall be kown as the "Sophie B. Wright Girls" High School.
Schools Normal School
5352 OS 1860 "Whereas the General Assembly of Louisiana has organized and is now maintaining in this city a 'State Normal School' for the instruction and practiced training of female teachers for the public schools * * * and by Act approved March 10th, 1860, has enacted that as soon as the Common Council of the City of New Orleans shall have provided the sum of $10,000 * * * the State will contribute a like sum to secure the permanent establishment of said school * * * Resolved that the sum of $10,000 be and the same is hereby provided and appropriated." N. B. In 1860 there was a "Normal School for Young Ladies" conducted in the Girls' High School Building located on Clio Street between Nayades (now St. Charles) and Prytania Streets. - See City Directory 1860.
Schools Normal School
6330 OS 1865 Authorizing purchase of a portion of ground in Clio Street between St. Charles and Prytania Streets for school purposes. Clio School for boys and girls was conducted here - see City Directories 1870 - 1880.
Schools Normal School
6981 NCS 1911 Accepting bequest of the late Thomas Day, $30,000, for the erection of a Normal School to be known as the "Tom Day Normal School," on a site to be provided by the city. This amount being inadequate to erect such a school as was needed, it was resolved to enter into an agreement with the executors of the estate to allow the amount to apply as a last payment on such normal school as sthe city might build. To be named the Tom Day Normal School. N.B. City Directory for 1914 shows the New Orleans Normal School (Miss Margaret C. Hanson, Principal) located at 1905 Coliseum Street. Directory for 1921 shows same school and principal located at 1532 Calliope Street. The present Normal School called the "Margaret C. Hanson School" is located at 4211 S. Miro Street.
Schools Universities and Colleges Dillard University (Colored) 12733 CCS 1930 Granting permission to locate and erect an educational institution for members of the colored race on a site in the Third District.
Schools Universities and Colleges Louisiana Agricultural and Mechanical College 3346 AS 1875 Authoricing the Mayor to make title to the Louisiana Agricultural and Mechanical College, property known as the "Powder House Property", in confirmation of a previous adjudication. Location in St. Bernard Parish next to land donated to the United States Government as a cemetery. See previous ordinance 6373 OS - authorizing sale of Powder House located seven miles below the city, on the right bank of the river.
Schools Universities and Colleges Tulane University of Louisiana 6767 AS 1880 To provide more room and buildings for the University of Louisiana: Cancelling and annuling all taxes due by the Mechanics Society on the building known as the "Mechanics' Institute" so that the University may obtain this building with good and valid title.
Schools Universities and Colleges Tulane University of Louisiana 7540 AS 1882 Authorizing the Mayor to select and appoint, each year, five cadets from the deserving boys of the public schools, to the University of Louisiana.
Schools Universities and Colleges Tulane University of Louisiana 3457 CCS 1916 Amending 6767 AS and 7540 AS authorizing the Mayor to appoint five students (boys and girls) to what is known as Tulane University.
Schools Ursulines Convent
8202 NCS 1911 The Ursuline Nuns of the Parish of Orleans being obliged to move their establishment bounded by N. Peters, Sister, Dauphine, and Manuel Streets, by reason of the appropriation of said property by the Orleans Levee Board, and to re-establish their school in the square bounded by State Street, Claiborne and Nashville Avenues, they are hereby granted the same rights and privileges in their new location accorded them by ancient ordinances in their old locations.
Schools by Name Allen, Henry W., School
9072 CCS 1926 Granting permission to the Orleans Parish School Board to erect the new Henry W. Allen School in square bounded by Arabella, Joseph, Franklin and Liberty Streets.
Schools by Name Beauregard School
155 NCS 1900 Authorizing sale of ground occupied by Beauregard School, bouinded by Canal, Olympia, Customhouse (now Iberville), and St. Patrick Streets, and providing for the erection of a new school building in the same square. Amended and reenacted by 654 NCS.
Schools by Name Beauregard School
5337 NCS 1908 Authorizing plans and specifications for the erection of the new Beauregard School on the site of the present building in square bounded by Canal, Olympia, Iberville and St. Patrick Streets.
Schools by Name Chestnut School (Discontinued)
4147 OS 1857 Authorizing the purchase of ground on Philip Street between chestnut and Coliseum Streets for a school site, in accordance with Ord. 4010 OS which ordinance appropriates $33,000 for the erection of schools in the 1st 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Districts. See 5870 NCS under "High Schools" - offering this school for sale.
Schools by Name Clio School (Discontinued) ` 6330 OS 1865 Authorizing purchase of a portion of ground in Clio Street between St. Charles and Prytania Streets, for school purposes. The Clio School for boys and girls was conducted here - see City Directory 1870.
Schools by Name Colton School
2473 AS 1874 Authorizing contract for the erection of a school on the site of the old DeSoto School in the 3rd District. First known as DeSoto School - later McDonogh Nos. 2 and 3 - same square. DeSoto School was located on Mandeville Street between Rampart and St. Claude - see City Directory 1871.
Schools by Name Colton School
2620 AS 1874 Authorizing the erection of an additional school in the Thrid District, bounded by Mandeville, Rampart, St. Claude and Spain Streets. See also 2667 AS.
Schools by Name Colton School
5809 NCS 1909 Directing preparation of plans and specifications for construction of "an annex" to McDonogh Schools Nos. 2 and 3 - advertising for bids, etc. McDonogh No. 2 located at 1021 Mandeville Street, and No. 3 at 1020 Spain Street - same square. See City Directory 1909.
Schools by Name Colton School
5829 NCS 1909 Authorizing purchase of site for annex to McDonogh Schools Nos. 2 and 3 in square bounded by Mandeville, Rampart, St. Claude and Spain Streets. See also 5863 NCS providing for the sale of the improvements on the site purchased.
Schools by Name Colton School
6328 NCS 1910 Accepting bid for construction of a two-story and basement frame school building, in square bounded by St. Claude, Rampart, Mandeville and Spain Streets.
Schools by Name Crossman School
4380 NCS 1907 Directing preparation of plans and specifications, advertising for bids, etc., for the erection of a brick not to exceed $50,000, at the corner of Carrollton Avenue and Baudin Street. Amount to be obtained from $80,000 appropriated by Ord. 4319 NCS.
Schools by Name Crossman School
4633 NCS 1907 Accepting bid for construction of a two-story and basement school bilding in square bounded by S. Carrollton Avenue, Baudin, Solomon and Banks Streets.
Schools by Name Crossman School
4707 NCS 1907 Designating the public school being erected at Carrollton Avenue and Baudin Street as the Abial Daily Crossman School.
Schools by Name Danneel School (Colored)
1080 CCS 1913 Accepting bid for construction of school building in square bounded by Martha, St. Peter, Olive, and Edinburgh Streets for colored children.
Schools by Name Danneel School (Colored)
713 CCS 1913 Directing purchase of the square of ground bounded by Olive, St. Peter, Edinburgh, and Martha Streets as a site for a colored school in accordance with the will and legacy of the late Rudolph T. P. Danneel
Schools by Name Danneel School (Colored)
736 CCS 1913 Directing preparation of plans and specifications for construction of a school for colored children authorizing advertisement for bids, etc. See also 808 CCS - ditto - and 912 CCS approving plans and specifications.
Schools by Name Danneel School (White)
3740 NCS 1906 Accepting the legacy of the late Rudolph Danneel for free use of public schools in the Fourteenth Ward.
Schools by Name Danneel School (White)
4266 NCS 1906 Directing sale at public auction of real estate in square bounded by Euterpe, Magazine, Constance, and Terpsichore, proceeds to be used as dedicated in the will of the late Rudolph T. P. Danneel. See also 4537 NCS - again authorizing sale.
Schools by Name Danneel School (White)
4418 NCS 1907 Authorizing purchase of real estate in square bounded by Annunciation, Laurel, Arabella and Nashville Streets, as a site for the first Danneel School in the Fourteenth Ward. See 4661 NCS directing sale of improvements from site purchased.
Schools by Name Danneel School (White)
4435 NCS 1907 Directing preparation of plans and specifications for construction of a brick school building on site at Nashville Avenue and Annunciation Street, directing advertisement for bids, etc. See 4763 NCS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name Danneel School (White)
1049 CCS 1913 Authorizing purchase of an addition portion of ground to enlarge the grounds of the Rudolph Danneel School in square bounded by Nashville Avenue, Annunciation, Arabella, and Laurel Streets.
Schools by Name Davey, Robert C. (Formerly Webster School)
5582 NCS 1909 Directing preparation of plans and specifications for the erection of a school building at Dryades and Erato Streets, in square further bounded by Rampart and Thalia Streets, to replace the present Webster School (same site), and appropriating $50,000 for school.
Schools by Name Davey, Robert C. (Formerly Webster School)
5962 NCS 1909 Authorizing purchase of property in square bounded by Dryades, Erato, Rampart, and Thalia Streets for the Webster School.
Schools by Name Davey, Robert C. (Formerly Webster School)
6341 NCS 1910 Appropriating an additional $30,000 for erection of a new school building at Dryades and Erato Streets to replace the Webster School.
Schools by Name Davey, Robert C. (Formerly Webster School)
6504 NCS 1910 Accepting bid for construction of a two-story and basement school building in the square bounded by Dryades, Erato, S. Rampart and Thalia.
Schools by Name Davey, Robert C. (Formerly Webster School)
6548 NCS 1910 Authorizing and directing institution of expropriation proceedings to acquire certain property in square bounded by Dryades, Erato, Rampart, and Thalia Streets for proposed school.
Schools by Name Davey, Robert C. (Formerly Webster School)
6790 NCS 1910 Changing the the Webster School on Dryades Street between Erato and Thalia in square further bounded by S. Rampart, to the Robert C. Davey School, in honor of the late Robert C. Davey for his distinguished services to the city.
Schools by Name Dimitry School
4420 NCS 1907 Directing preparation of plans and specifications of a frame school building in square bounded by Felicity, St. Mary, Chippewa, and Annunciation Streets, directing advertisement for bids, etc.
Schools by Name Dimitry School
4833 NCS 1907 Accepting bid for construction of a two-story and basement school building in square bounded by Felicity, St. Mary, Chippewa, and Annunciation Streets. Amended by 4930 NCS.
Schools by Name Easton, Warren



See also High Schools.
Schools by Name Easton, Warren
6782 NCS 1910 Authorizing and directing purchase of property in square bounded by Salcedo, Iberville, Gayoso, and Canal Streets, as a site for a Boys' High School.
Schools by Name Easton, Warren
6789 NCS 1910 Authorizing sale of property bounded by Carrollton and Tulane Avenues, and Solomon and Ulloa Streets. Proceeds of sale to apply toward location and building as provided for in 6782 NCS. Purchase of this property authorized by 5871 NCS, for a Boys' High School.
Schools by Name Easton, Warren
690 CCS 1913 Authorizing plans and specifications for construction of a two-story brick janitor's lodge on the grounds of the Warren Easton Boys' High School. See also 912 CCS - approving plans, and 1079 CCS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name Flower, Walter C.
2871 NCS 1905 Dedicating square bounded by Birch, Leonidas, Green, Joliet Streets, known as "Flowers Park," for a school.
Schools by Name Flower, Walter C.
6056 NCS 1909 Directing plans and specificatons for an annex to the Walter C. Flower School. See 6620 NCS accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name Franklin, Benjamin
8485 NCS 1912 Providing for the purchase from various owners, seven properties in square bounded by Galvez, Dumaine, Johnson, and St. Philip Sstreets for a public school. See 7202 NCS calling for plans and specifications and providing funds for purchase of ground and erections of buildings.
Schools by Name Franklin, Benjamin
296 CCS 1913 Accepting bid for construction of a two-story and basement brick school building. See 673 CCS - making appropriation for work done by contractor on building. In ordinance 5870 NCS reference is made to Franklin School located on St. Charles Street between Girod and Julia, proposing sale of site - see information contained under High Schools.
Schools by Name Gentilly Terrace School
710 CCS 1913 Accepting tender made by the Gentilly Terrace company, a square of ground bound by Monroe, Carnot, Painters, and Arts Streets, for use as a site for a public school and playground; directing plans and specifications, advertisement for bids, etc. Amended by 1233 CCS - as to source of funds for construction of building.
Schools by Name Gentilly Terrace School
1296 CCS 1914 Approving plans and specifications for one-story stucco-covered school building. See 1412 CCS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name High Schools



Information concerning high schools under "Universities," "Colleges," "Normal" and "High Schools."
Schools by Name Howard, Frank T. No. 2
7634 NCS 1911 Providing for the purchase of property in square bounded by Chestnut, Foucher, Antonine and Camp Streets for a portress' lodge for Frank T. Howard School No. 2
Schools by Name Hynes, Edward
6453 NCS 1910 Authorizing purchase of ground and improvements forming the corner of Antonine and Laurel Streets as a site for a school building. (Act 56 of 1908). Formerly the Francis T. Nicholls School - vocational
Schools by Name Hynes, Edward
6847 NCS 1910 Authorizing purchase of property at Amelia and Laurel Streets, in square further bounded by Constance and Foucher as a site for a school. Purchased in accordance with the provisions of 6325 NCS providing for a achool in the front of the 12th Ward. See 7073 NCS - providing for the sale of improvements on the sites purchased.
Schools by Name Hynes, Edward
473 CCS 1913 Authorizing purchase of two lots in square bounded by Laurel, Peniston, Constance, and Amelia for a portress' lodge for Francis T. Nicholls School.
Schools by Name Jackson School
5607 OS 1861 Authorizing negotiations for the exchange and transfer of the Jackson School from the corner of Richards and Chippewa Streets to the corner of Orange and Constance Streets.
Schools by Name Jackson School
12009 CS 1896 Authorizing purchase of ground adjoining the Jackson School.
Schools by Name Jackson School
7453 NCS 1911 Providing for the purchase of a piece of ground bounded by Camp, Terpsichore, Magazine, and Robin Streets, to enlarge the present site of the Jackson School.
Schools by Name Jefferson School
7730 CS 1893 Authorizing the Board of Directors of the Public schools to transfer to the Commissioners of the McDonogh School Fund, three lots of ground in square bounded by Jersey (now Annunciation), Tchoupitoulas, Valence, and Bordeaux Streets, formerly occupied by the Jersey Public School which was destroyed by fire.
Schools by Name Jefferson School
8697 NCS 1912 Providing for the purchase of two lots in square bounded by Tchoupitoulas, Annunciation, Valence, and Bordeaux Streets, to enlarge the grounds of the Jefferson School.
Schools by Name Jones, Valena C. (Colored)
723 CCS 1913 Accepting donation from the Seventh Ward Educational League of six lots of ground in square bounded by Annette, St. Anthony, N. Miro, and N. Galvez Streets, for a public school for colored children. Directing plans and specifications, etc.
Schools by Name KruttSchnitt School
1830 NCS 1903 Authorizing purchase of ground in square bounded by Dryades, Foucher, Amelia, and Baronne Streets for a school. See also 2032 NCS.
Schools by Name KruttSchnitt School
4419 NCS 1907 Amending and re-enacting 2925 NCS calling for plans and specifications for the construction of a brick school building.
Schools by Name KruttSchnitt School
4764 NCS 1907 Accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name KruttSchnitt School
8379 NCS 1912 Providing for the purchase of property adjoining KruttSchnitt School to enlarge grounds.
Schools by Name La Salle School
15206 CS 1899 Authorizing purchase of ground in square bounded by Webster, Perrier, State, and Coliseum Streets, for a school. See 15208 CS - authorizing payment, amended by 15482 CS, and 15669 CCS accepting bid.
Schools by Name La Salle School
16152 CS 1900 Re-advertising for bids. See 333 NCS - accepting bid for brick building, 1002 NCS - authorizing City Engineer to assist with completion, and 8383 NCS - dedicating additional grounds.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
12466 CS 1896 Appropriating $1300 for the purchase of a site for a school for colored children in square bounded by Toledano, Freret, Harmony, and S. Robertson Streets. See 12501 CS - authroizing purchase.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
13065 CS 1897 Authorizing purchase of half square of ground bounded by Howard, Seventh, Harmony, and Liberty Streets for a school for colored children. Payment for same as per ordinance 12466 CS. This was original location.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
2419 NCS 1905 Directing sale of strip of ground in square bounded by St. Andrew, Felicity, Magnolia, and Clara Streets - proceeds of sale to apply to the rebuilding of the Thomy Lafon School (formerly St. Andrew School). Old school burned.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
2945 NCS 1905 Authorizing plans and specifications for construction of a frame school building for the new Thomy Lafon School and providing for the erection on a site to be selected in the square bounded by S. Robertson, Freret, Sixth, and Seventh Streets (Locust Grove Cemetery No. 1) and providing for the removal of any remains from Cemetery No. 1 to No. 2. See 2947 NCS - discontinuing Locust Grove Cemeteries Nos. 1 and 2, and providing for selection of site for school. See also 3245 NCS - amending 2945 NCS as to price to be paid.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
3363 NCS 1905 Accepting bid for the erection of the new school building, including the removal of the Portress' Lodge, water closets, cistern, and iron fence from the old location and the erection of same on the new. See also No. 4760 NCS - creating a park and playground on the old location bounded by Howard, Liberty, Seventh and Harmony Streets.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
4263 NCS 1906 Dedicating property situated in Square 360, adjoining the (new) Thomy Lafon School, as a playground.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
4637 NCS 1907 Dedicating a site for public school purposes one half square of ground adjoining the Thomy Lafon School. See 5707 NCS - calling for plans and specifications for an annex on site, and 6207 NCS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name Lafon, Thomy (Colored)
6609 NCS 1910 Directing plans and specifications for the construction of a Portress' Lodge at the Thomy Lafon School. See 6774 NCS - accepting bid.
Schools by Name Lakeview School
837 CCS 1913 Accepting tender of ground, from the New Orleans Land Co., in square bounded by Milne, Polk, Iberville, and Brooks Streets for a public school. See 1713 CCS - adopting plans and specifications for construction, and 1927 CCS - accepting bid for one-story and basement building.
Schools by Name Lawton School (Colored) - Algiers
688 CCS 1913 Directing purchase of two lots in square bounded by De Armas, Diana, Odeon, and Hines Lane to enlarge the grounds of the Lawton School.
Schools by Name Lee, Robert E.
15200 CS 1899 Authorizing purchase of properties in square bounded by Carrollton Avenue, Birch, Green, and Short Streets, for a school. See 15671 CS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name Live Oak School
5946 OS 1862 Authorizing the mayor to take title for ground adjoining Live Oak School on Ninth Street, for use of said school. See Book "City of Jefferson" 1861 to 1868 - page 466 - for information concerning purchase of ground in this section for school.
Schools by Name Live Oak School
6425 AS 1880 Providing for the purchase of buildings and ground in square bounded by Ninth, Harmony, Constance, and Magazine Streets for account of the McDonogh School Fund.
Schools by Name Live Oak School
7201 NCS 1911 Providing and appropriating $70,000 for the purpose of buying additional ground and erecting a new building for the Live Oak School. Amended by 8503 NCS and 204 CCS. See also 7455 NCS providing to purchase of ground.
Schools by Name Luscher, R. M.
6048 NCS 1909 Directing preparation of plans and specifications for construction of a school building on a site to be hereafter designated, in the rear of the Fourteenth Ward.
Schools by Name Luscher, R. M.
6383 NCS 1910 Authorizing purchase of ground in square bounded by Poplar (now Willow) Pine, Jeannette, and Lowerline Streets, as authorized by 6048 NCS.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 1
5503 OS 1861 Granting permission to the Board of Directors of Public Schools to construct a school house in square bounded by Laurel, Jersey (now Annunciation), Philip and First Streets.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 10
4401 AS 1878 Authorizing the purchase of six lots of ground corner Baronne and First Streets for a McDonoogh School No. 10. See 4417 AS - authorizing contract for construction, and 4741 AS - accepting bid.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 11
4611 AS 1878 Authorizing advertisement for sealed proposals for the erection of a school house on the site of the late Madison School on the corner of Palmyra and Prieur Streets. See 4627 AS - authorizing contract for erection.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 12
4466 OS 1859 Resolved that lots Nos. 5, 8, and 9 in square No. 5, according to plan of Louis H. Pilie, City Surveyor, and the buildings thereon be and the same are hereby reserved as a public school.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 12
4521 OS 1859 Resolved that the Surveyor be and he is hereby authorized to deliver to the Directors of the Public Schools of the Third District the house and ot reserved for a school house from the McDonogh property known as "McCarty's Plantation." Said school to be known as McDonogh School No. 1.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 12
7775 NCS 1911 Providing for the purchase of property in square bounded by St. Claude, Alvar, Marais, and Pauline Streets as an addition to McDonogh No. 12.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 15
5961 NCS 1909 Authorizing purchase of property in square bounded by Burgundy, Hospital (now Gov. Nicholls), Dauphine and Barracks Streets to be used as a site for as school.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 15
5985 NCS 1909 Directing preparation of plans and specifications for construction of a brick school building as an addition to McDonogh No. 15, situated on Barracks Street in square further bounded by Hospital (now Gov. Nicholls), Burgundy and Dauphine Streets; advertisement for bids, etc.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 15
6344 NCSS 1910 Authorizing purchase of property in square bounded by Dauphine, Burgundy. Gov. Nicholls, and Barracks Streets for school purposes. See 6724 NCS - accepting bid for construction. N.B. The Telephone Directory gives the present location of McDonogh 15 as 721 St. Philip Street, between Royal and Bourbon - site of the St. Philip School - See St. Philip School.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 18
3799 NCS 1906 Providing for the exchange of property now occupied by McDonogh No. 18, in square bounded by Rampart, Basin, Toulouse, and St. Louis Streets, for property owned by the N.O. Terminal Co. in square bounded by Rampart, St. Ann, St. Claude, and Dumaine Streets, fronting on Beauregard Square. N. O. Terminal Company to erect at its own cost a school building on the said property. See 7131 NCS - purchasing additional ground. See 2161 CCS - selling to Isolation Hospital the old site.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 2 and 3



See Colton School
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 28
944 CS 1884 Authorizing the establishment of a school in square bounded by Esplanade, Mystery, and Grand Route St. John.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 28
15429 CS 1899 Providing funds for the erection of an annex to McDonogh 28 at Grand Route St. John and Mystery Street. See also 16180 CS - advertising for bids, and 107 CCS - accepting bid.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 4
2834 AS 1874 Authorizing the Mayor to contract for the building of the Fourth McDonogh School on Alix Street in the Fifth District (Discontinued).
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 5
3091 AS 1875 Authorizing erection of McDonogh School No. 5; to be paid for out of the McDonogh School Fund. This school also in the Fifth District has been discontinued.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 6
3181 AS 1875 Authorizing advertisement for proposals for the erection of McDonogh School No. 6, in square bounded by Magazine, Berlin, Napoleon Avenue and Camp Streets. No. 6 is now located at 4849 Chestnut Street, between Bordeaux and Lyons. The original McDonogh No. 6 was located on Berlin between Magazine and Camp Streets - See City Directory for 1880.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 7
3599 AS 1877 Authorizing the Commissioners of the McDonogh School Fund to make an exchange of ground in square bounded by Magazine, Jena, Napoleon Avenue and Camp Streets, for six lots of ground in square bounded by Milan, Marengo, Chestnut and Plaquemine (now Coliseum) Streets; (present site of No. 7). See 3647 AS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 9
4393 AS 1878 Accepting proposal of Thos. O'Neil for the erection of McDonogh School No. 9 in the 3rd District.
Schools by Name McDonogh No. 9
172 CCS 1913 Directing plans and specifications for the erection of a new school building to replace McDonogh No. 9. See also 1461 CCS - directing plans and specifications, etc.
Schools by Name Merrick, E. T.
4515 NCS 1907 Authorizing purchase of a half square of ground and improvements, in a square bounded by S. Liberty, Cadiz, Howard and Valence Streets, to be dedicated as a site for a public school. See 8716 NCS - purchasing additional ground.
Schools by Name Meyer, Adolph
7629 NCS 1911 Providing for the purchase of property in square bounded by Newton, Numa, Diana and Behrman Streets. See 1830 CCS - Calling for plans and specifications, 3209 CCS - directing City Engineer to prepare plans for erection, an 3924 CCS - accepting bid for erection. See also 2117 CCS -authorizing purchase of site.
Schools by Name Palmer, B. M.
4382 NCS 1907 Repealing 4131 NCS (providing for the sale of lots 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30 in square 525 Third District) and providing that lots 23, 24, 25, and 26 be dedicated as a public school site.
Schools by Name Palmer, B. M.
4574 NCS 1907 Amending and re-enacting 4382 NCS by transferring to the School Board the entire 8 lots, 23 to 30 inclusive, as a site for a public school. Located in square bounded by Clouet, Urquhart, N. Villere, and Louisa Streets.
Schools by Name Peters, Samuel J. (New Location)
7925 NCS 1911 Directing the City Engineer to prepare plans and specifications for a two-story and basement brick school building on grounds recently purchased in square bounded by Broad, White, Banks, and Baudin Streets. Amended and re-enacted by 666 CCS.
Schools by Name Peters, Samuel J. (New Location)
25 CCS 1912 Approving plans and specifications as per ordinance No. 7925 NCS.
Schools by Name Peters, Samuel J. (New Location)
669 CCS 1913 Authorizing plans and specifications for erection of a Portress' Lodge. See 755 CCS - approving plans, and 886 CCS - accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name Peters, Samuel J. (Old Location)
2293 NCS 1904 Extending S. Robertson Street through the old police jail site from Perrilliat Street to Cypress Street and dedicating as "O'Connor Recreation Park" grounds between said street and the Samuel J. Peters School, and reserving as a city yard lines between the extended S. Robertson Street and the Girod St. Cemetery. See "Parks."
Schools by Name Peters, Samuel J. (Old Location)
6217 NCS 1909 Authorizing sale of grounds and building of the Samuel J. Peters School, on Magnolia between Cypress and Lafayette Streets, proceeds to be used for the acquisition of a new site and erection of a new building. See 6619 NCS.
Schools by Name Rogers, W. O.
13309 CS 1897 Providing for the purchase of property located in square bounded by St. Philip, Tonti, Ursuline and Miro Streets.
Schools by Name Semmes, T. J.
15174 CS 1899 Authorizing purchase of ground in square bounded by N. Rampart, St. Claude, Jourdan Avenue, and a projected street parallel to Jourdan Avenue, for school purposes. See 15414 CS providing for the purchase of a frame cottage for a Portress' Lodge.
Schools by Name Semmes, T. J.
15646 CS 1899 Accepting bid for the erection of a brick school building.
Schools by Name St. Mary School
5839 NCS 1909 Dedicating site and buildings of the old St. Mary School in square bounded by St. Mary, Rousseau, Tchoupitoulas, and Felicity Streets, for Purblc Baths. See "Baths".
Schools by Name St. Philip School
8377 NCS 1912 Providing for the purchase of property in the square bounded by St. Philip, Ursuline, Royal, and Bourbon, (N.B. - Mc Donogh 15 now occupies this location) for enlarging the grounds of the St. Philip School.
Schools by Name Taylor, Zachary
15645 CS 1899 Accepting bid of Charles H. Charlton, Jr., for erection of a school house, portress' lodge, and closets, on Erato Street between Dryades and Baronne Streets. Discontinued.
Schools by Name Washington School
15491 CS 1899 Donating a portion of ground forming the corner of Chartres and Louisa Streets, now occupied by the Washington Market, to be reserved for use of the Washington School. Washington School was formerly located at 3226 Chartres Street - See City Directory, for 1907. It is now located at 3819 St. Claude Avenue.
Schools by Name Washington, Booker T. (Colored)
10599 CS 1895 Authorizing purchase of ground for a school in square bounded by Fourth, Third, Clara and Magnolia Streets.
Schools by Name Wicker School (Colored)
1039 NCS 1902 Authorizing for bids for construction of a frame school bilding in square bounded by Dupre, Customhouse (now Iberville), Bienville and Gayoso Streets. See 3589 NCS - calling for plans and specifications and 3807 NCS - providing funds.
Schools by Name Wicker School (Colored)
4648 NCS 1907 Authorizing purchase, as a site for erection of a public school for colored children, a portion of ground bounded by Bienville, Iberville, Derbigny, and Claiborne Streets. `See 4655 NCS and 4774 NCS Authorizing plans and specifications and advertisement for bids, and 5064 NCS accepting bid for construction.
Schools by Name Wicker School (Colored)
5038 NCS 1907 Authorizing advertisement for the sale of property in square bounded by Dupre, Iberville, Bienville, and Gayoso Streets. See also 5198 and 5326 NCS.
Schools by Name Wicker School (Colored)
5198 NCS 1908 Directing advertisement for sale of propeerty as per 5038 NCS (first location provided for under 1039 NCS and dedicating proceeds for erection of a school bounded by Bienville, Iberville, Derbigny and Claiborne Streets. Later location provided by 4648 NCS.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

605 NCS 1901 Providing for the sale of building and grounds of the Robertson School situated at the corner of N. Robertson and Bienville Streets, and providing for the erection of another school to replace same.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

4319 NCS 1907 Appropriating the sum of $80,000.00 to be dedicated to the erection of primary schools, authorizing plans and specifications, and advertising for bids.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

4614 NCS 1907 Prohibiting the tacking of signs on trees, or the defacing of trees in public streets, parks, and schools.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

6325 NCS 1910 Directing preparation of plans and specifications for construction of a school building on a site to be designated hereafter in the front of the Twelfth Ward.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

6780 NCS 1910 Approving, satisfying, and confirming all sales of property by the Board of Commissioners of the McDonogh School Fund, per resolutions of said Board of May 10, 1909, August 1909, April 1910, and June 1910.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

6864 NCS 1910 Authorizing sale of square of ground bounded by Dublin, Dante, Colapissa, and Oleander Streets; proceeds to be applied to the purchase of a site for, and construction thereon, of a school building.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

8066 NCS 1911 Providing for the sale of three portions of ground in the Sixth Municipal District for the account of the McDonogh School Fund.
Schools in General (Later Ordinances)

12713 CCS 1930 Dedicating certain property in Square 84, 7th District, to the use of the Orleans Parish School Board.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

59 OS 1841 Providing for the organization and establishment of public schools within Municipality No. 2, City of New Orleans.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

612 OS 1843 Providing for payment of property bought from T. L. Harman in 1841 for the erectin of the public school in the Second Ward.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

1150 OS 1853 Granting the use of the Breton Market as a public school, exclusively, and authorizing the removal of butcher stalls and grocery.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

631 OS 1853 Authorizing the Mayor to offer for sale lot and buildings known as the Fulton School House located at the corner of Annunciation and Duplantier Streets. See 1046 OS Authorizing purchase of 100 feet.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

981 OS 1853 Providing rooms Nos. 24 and 25 in the upper story of the City Hall for use of the Board of School Directors.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

983 OS 1853 Providing for an appropriation of funds for the support of the public schools of the city, and specifying the mode of distribution.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

1254 OS 1854 Providing for the purchase of five lots of ground located at the corner of St. Peter and Perdido Streets for a public school in the Fourth Ward.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

3425 OS 1857 Authorizing the acceptance of sale for lot in the Third District for a school in the Eighth Ward.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

3497 OS 1857 Providing for an appropriation for the support of Public Schools, Period August 1857 to July 1858, in accordance with Act of the Legislature of 1857, and Section 38 of the City Charter of 1852.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

3522 OS 1857 Authorizing sale of two pieces of property located, respectively, on St. John Street between Julia and Girod, and on the corner of Hevia and Magnolia, for account of the Fisk School District.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

4010 OS 1857 Appropriating $33,000 for the erectin of a school in each District: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

4147 OS 1858 Authorizing purchase of Philip Street between Chestnut and Coliseum for school in accordance with 4010 OS. (The Jos. A. Craig School is now located on Philip between Coliseum and Prytania). See Chestnut School.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

4179 OS 1858 Authorizing the Directors of Public Schools to erect a school house at Milneburg to replace one destroyed by fire. See 4627 OS - Appropriating $1800 for school.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

5513 OS 1861 Asking appropriation from the McDonogh School Fund of $40,000 for the erection of school houses in the four districts of the city.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

From the book of the City of Jefferson 1861 - 1868 The Mayor purchased for account of the city, one lot of ground in the Second Ward, bounded by Magazine, Live Oak, Marengo, and Milan Streets, from the Hook and Ladder Company, to be used as a Public School.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

6151 OS 1863 Establishing a Bureau of Education for the City of New Orleans.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

6159 OS 1863 Appropriating $3000 for the support of an institution for the education of indigent colored children at the corner of Greatmen and Union Streets in the Third District.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

6226 OS 1864 Establishing a Board of Education for the City of New Orleans.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

6335 OS 1865 Creating a Board of Directors for the Public Schools of New Orleans.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

2793 AS 1874 Authorizing the purchase of lots 5 and 6 in square bounded by Jackson, Monroe, Franklin, and Market Streets, payable out of the McDonogh School Fund.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

3091 AS 1875 Authorizing erection of McDonogh School No. 5, to be paid for out of the McDonogh School Fund.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

3346 AS 1875 Authorizing the Mayor to make title to the Louisiana Agricultural and Mechanical College, property known as the "Powder House Property" in confirmation of the previous adjudication. See 6376 OS authorizing sale of "Powder House" located 7 miles below city.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

6927 AS 1881 Authorizing the Commissioners of the McDonogh School Fund to borrow from the New Orleans National Bank.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

8628 CS 1894 Authorizing purchase of four lots in the Fifth District bounded by Orleans, Homer, Public Road, and Ogden Streets.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

13092 CS 1897 Granting permission of the School Board of the Parish of Orleans to erect a monument to John McDonogh in Lafayette Square.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

15814 CS 1899 Directing how money paid by the City of New Orleans to the McDonogh School Fund shall be credited.
Schools In General (Old Ordinance)

5802 CS 1981 Authorizing transfer to the McDonogh School Fund property bounded by Claiborne, Derbigny, Carondelet Walk, and St. Peter Streets, known as the Claiborne School.
Schools of the City of Carrollton


1861 - 1868 Public Schools: Central School - (Location not shown); Jefferson School - Jefferson near Third Street; Washington School - Washington corner of Burthe Streets. School other than Public: Parish School - Upper Line corner of Pope; Catholic School - Cambronne corner of Third; School No. 1 (Colored) - Clinton corner of Pearl Street; Zion Baptist (Colored) - Adams corner of Commercial Street. Now 7th District. Information taken from the old City Directories.
Schools of the City of Jefferson


1868 Ecclesiastical Seminary - Napoleon Avenue between Chestnut and Camp Streets; First Ward Public School - Magazine between Toledano and Louisiana; Fourth Ward Public School - Robert, corner of Baronne Street; Immanuel Church School - Soniat corner Camp; Methodist School (Colored) - Valence near Chestnut; Public School - Live Oak between Leontine and Valence; St. Henry School - Berlin near Magazine; St. Joseph's (Catholic) Napoleon corner of Prytania; St. Stephen's - Chestnut corner of Jena; St. Mary's - Cadiz corner of Prytania; St. Vincent's Academy - Napoleon between Magazine and Camp; Private School - Napoleon Avenue between Laurel and Live Oak Streets; Second Ward Public School - Marengo between Magazine and Live Oak Streets. Now 6th District. Information taken from the old City Directories.
Schools of the Fourth District


1857 Boys' High School - Laurel between Fist and Philip Streets; Girls' High School - Corner Second and Magazine Streets; Laurel School - corner Philip and Laurel Streets; Live Oak School - Corner Ninth and Constance Streets; Magnolia School - Carondelet between Jackson and Philip; Chestnut School - corner Chestnut and Felicity Streets; and St Mary (Branch of Laurel) - St. Mary between Religious and Rouseau Streets; and Night School - Corner Philip and Laurel Streets. CCS

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