CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, COLORADO SCHOOL CENSUS
LAWSON, DISTRICT TEN
1920 - 1924
This index was extracted from copies of the original school census books provided by the Clear Creek County Archivist, Christine Bradley. Without her assistance this compilation would have been difficult to accomplish.
The census records list District Ten which encompasses the city of Lawson, Clear Creek County, Colorado. The original Clear Creek School Census records are now located at the Colorado State Archives. The Archives are located at 1313 Sherman St., Denver, Colorado, 80203, telephone number 303-866-2358. For further information check their web page at http://www.colorado.gov/archives They are "Preserving Colorado's Legal and Historical Records and Promoting their Use by the Citizens of the World".
The age reported on the 1920 - 1924 school census record was to be the age on the last birthday prior to February 10th.
Names of the students are indexed along with the place of birth and place of residence if listed. The places, dates of birth and spellings that were given on the census are listed in the index, although they are apparently incorrect in some cases.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR TAKING THE SCHOOL CENSUS
For the School years 1920 - 1924; must be a resident of School District Ten, Lawson, Clear Creek County on February 10th. Give age at last birthday prior to February 10th.
The names of all persons between the age of six and twenty-one years should be included in the census, no matter what may be their physical or mental condition
Students in a private institution whose parents are non-residents of the district in which such institution is located, should not be included in the census of that district.
The student population is summarized by the number of males and females between the years 6 and 21 years, a total for each gender and an over all total. The summarization of Deaf Mutes and Blind students by gender between the ages of 4 and 22 years is also included.
The early Clear Creek School census for all schools in the county were published by the society as Vol. XII, Clear Creek County Colorado School Records 1890-1902 in 1992, indexed with 132 pages.