According to the Task Force to the Joint Committee on Educational Facilities, there are about 15 structures built in 1920 or earlier which are still in use as classroom space by the state’s school districts.
• 1900 band building, Lead Hill High.
• 1906 main building, Rightsell Elementary, Little Rock.
• 1908 main building, *Mitchell Elementary, Little Rock.
• 1908 main building, Belle Point Alternate School, Fort Smith.
• 1911 main building, Woodruff Elementary, Little Rock.
• 1911 K-4 classrooms, Woodrow Wilson Elementary, Paragould.
• 1912 main building, Marion Elementary.
• 1914 special/gifted education building, Junction City Elementary.
• 1915 main building, Grady High School.
• 1918 Jordan Building, Pine Bluff High School.
• 1919 building core, Riverside High School, Lake City.
• 1919 main building, Dunbar Magnet Middle School, Little Rock. (This information turns out to be incorrect. The school was built in 1929.)
• 1919 Earle Elementary school building.
• 1920 Head Start building, Bradley Elementary.
• 1920 kindergarten building, Hatfield Elementary.
*Closed for repairs
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