CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, COLORADO SCHOOL CENSUS
SILVER CREEK, DISTRICT EIGHT
1900, 1901, 1903
 
This index was extracted from copies of the original school census books provided by the Clear Creek County Archivist, Christine Bradley.  Wtihout her assistance this compilation would have been difficult to accomplish.
 
The census records list District Eight which encompasses the town of Silver Creek, 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 Promotin their use by the Citizens of the World".
 
The age reported on the 1900, 1901, 1903 school census records were to be the age on the last birthday prior to April 10th. 
 
Names of the students are indexed along with the age, and parent or guardian, if listed.  The ages 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 1900, 1901, 1903 must be a resident of the School District Eight, Silver Creek, Clear Creek County on April 10th.  Give age at last birthday prior to April 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 of 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
STUDENT AGE PARENT or GUARDIAN 1900 1901 1903
Brown, Mamie 7     X  
Bryant, Cleo 12       X
Bryant, Ethel 9       X
Bryant, Maude 16       X
Christopherson, Kathinka 16       X
Cunningham, J. 11 Cunningham, John   X  
Hanley, Arthur 12 Hanley, Mary X    
Hanley, George 6 Hanley, Mary X    
Hanley, Roy 13 Hanley, Mary X    
Hanley, Stella 10 Hanley, Mary X    
Noyes, Elmer 6 Noyes, Clarence X    
Spiels, John 6 Spiels, John   X  
Spiels, Lillie 7 Spiels, John X    
Spiels, Lilly 8 Spiels, John   X  
Spiels, Sylvester 8 Spiels, John X    
Spiels, Sylvester 9 Spiels, John   X  
Widetich, Anna 17 Widetich, Jacob   X  
Widetich, Annie 16 Widetich, Jacob X    
Widetich, George 11 Widetich, Jacob X    
Widetich, George 11     X  
Widetich, Jakie 9 Widetich, Jacob X    
Widetich, Jakie 10     X  
Widetich, Joe 14 Widetich, Jacob X    
Widetich, Joe 15     X  
Widetich, Walter 7 Widetich, Jacob X    
Widetich, Walter 8     X