American School - 1874-1952
Center Ridge School - 1860-1947
Excelsior North -
Fair Play School - c. 1874-1950
Flood School - c. 1880-1947
Forsyth Grade School - 1864-Current
Harmony North School - 1896-1948
Hickory Point School - c. 1861-1954
Independence School District - c. 1880-1936
Model School - 1909-1949
Parker School - c. 1890-1944
Pleasant View North School - 1868-1948
Pleasant Valley - c. 1880-1934 Upper Ridge School - 1856-1954
Blue - c. 1872-1948
Willow Lane - c. 1881-1947
1 Maroa Sesquicentennial Book. Maroa, Illinois, 2004, p. 163.
Front Row: Rex Funk, Fred Reining, Fred Young, Carlos Moore, Bert Phillips, Chase Trowbridge, Ruby Williams, Ada Lowe, Goldie Cooper, Sadie Jones (Link), Amy Funk, Nellie Meeks, Andrew Luallen. Middle Row: Lee Kempshall, Nettie Ferree, Mamie Snow, ? Brintlinger, Draxie Smelz (App), Nora Alberty, Ora Davis, Agnes Schenck (Slater), A. Cooper, Emma Bogle (Morgan), Pearl Ludwick, Lottie Reining (Ritter), Vernon Gessamon, Iva Bowden (Malone). Back row not listed.
2 See the following news articles:
4 Unit School Districts Set Opening Dates. Herald and Review. Decatur, Illinois, 21 August 1950, p. 3.
125 Expected to Register at Maroa High. Herald and Review. Decatur, Illinois, 20 August 1948, p. 3.
Five Rural Schools Sold. Dectur Herald. Decatur, Illinois, 9 November 1947, p. 3.
Maroa School Merger Vote Set for April 26. Herald and Review. Decatur, Illinois, 15 April 1947, p. 3.
New Merger Proposed for Maroa Schools. The Decatur Daily Review. Decatur, Illinois, 14 April 1947, p. 16.
Report Merger Plan Opposed. The Decatur Daily Review. Decatur, Illinois, 5 March 1947, p. 4.
Rural School Group Seeks County Plan. The Decatur Daily Review. Decatur, Illinois, 21 March 1947, p. 13
School Merger Talks Planned. The Decatur Daily Review. Decatur, Illinois, 4 February 1947, p. 21.
Shift to Maroa Schools Voted. Herald and Review. Decatur, Illinois, 16 September 1948, p. 3
Two Elections Set for School Consolidations. The Decatur Daily Reivew. Decatur, Illinois, 20 October 1947, p. 13.
Vote May Close 15 Schools in Macon, Dewitt. Herald and Review. Decatur, Illinois, 21 March 1947, p. 3.
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