Rural Schools

Small buildings that house educational facilities, built in sparsely populated nonurban areas to provide public, usually elementary, education to local residents. Use when emphasizing the function or location of such buildings; when emphasizing the small size or form of some early examples, prefer "one-room schools.".

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Go Historic ID
28204
Names
rural schools
rural school
country schools
one-teacher schools
schools, rural
plattelandsscholen Dutch
plattelandsschool Dutch
boerenscholen Dutch
landscholen Dutch
escuelas rurales Spanish
escuela rural Spanish

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Small buildings that house educational facilities, built in sparsely populated nonurban areas to provide public, usually elementary, education to local residents. Use when emphasizing the function or location of such buildings; when emphasizing the small size or form of some early examples, prefer "one-room schools."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300252238. The J. Paul Getty Trust.