Kentucky Baptist Educational Institutions in 1929
There are nine educational institutions in Kentucky receiving a portion of their support from the Kentucky Baptist Convention. These nine schools and colleges are generally known as "Baptist" institutions and are so referred to throughout this report. The nine institutions, with their locations, and types of service performed, are as follows:
Barbourville Baptist Institute, Barbourville, offering work to both boys and girls from the first grade through the twelfth, organized as a regular elementary and high school.
Bethel College, Russellville, a co-educational school offering four years of high school work and two years of junior college work.
Bethel Woman's College, Hopkinsville, a college for young women offering four years of high school work and two years of junior college work.
Campbellsville Junior College, Campbellsville, a co-educational school offering work in all the elementary grades, four years of high school work, and two years of college work.
Cumberland College, Williamsburg, a co-educational school offering work in all the elementary grades, four years of high school work, and two years of college work.
Georgetown College, Georgetown, a co-educational four-year liberal arts college.
Hazard Baptist Institute, Hazard, a co-educational school offering work in all the elementary gmdes, with four years of high school work and with an endeavor being made at present to add a junior college course.
Magoffin Baptist Institute, Salyersville, offering work in the seventh and eighth elementary grades and in the four years of high school.
Oneida Baptist Institute, Oneida, offering eight years of elementary school work and four years of high school work.
The program of education maintained by the Baptists of Kentucky may be summarized as follows: One four-year co-educational liberal arts college located in the central part of the state; two junior colleges, with high school departments, located in the western part of the state, one co-educational, the other for young women only; two co-educational junior colleges with high school and elementary departments, one in the south central, the other in the southeastern part of the state; four co-educational schools offering elementary and high school work, located in the eastern mountain region, one of which is attempting to add a junior college department, and another of which restricts its program to the work of the seventh grade and above.
[From Report of A Survey of Nine Baptist Educational Institutions of Kentucky, 1929. Scanned and formatted by Jim Duvall.]
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