LA GRANGE MALE AND FEMALE SEMINARY AND BOARDING SCHOOL
LA GRANGE MALE AND FEMALE SEMINARY AND BOARDING SCHOOL. La Grange Male and Female Seminary and Boarding School, a private, nonsectarian institution, opened at La Grange, Fayette County, in January 1853 with a faculty composed of Charles W. Thomas, S. Cooper, and Louisa M. Glenn. The school's prospectus in the La Grange Texas Monument announced courses in the classics, mathematics, and business, as well as "ornamental branches" for young ladies. Tuition rates for a five-month term ranged from ten to twenty-five dollars. Enrollment increased for the second term, which began on July 4, 1853. The school operated as late as June 1854.
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