Eatonville School Diagram and 1917 Budget

Eatonville School plan (ca. 1916)  by Supt. B.W. Lyon and drawn by Fred Chamberlin
Eatonville School plan (ca. 1916) by Supt. B.W. Lyon and drawn by Fred Chamberlin

This cool diagram of the Eatonville campus was drawn by Fred Chamberlin for Superintendent B. W. Lyon back around 1915. There are a number amenities you won’t find today, like a barn, cow pen, pig pen, garden, orchard and poultry plant. (Eatonville had an outstanding Ag department.)

Budget
In July 1916, the Dispatch ran the school budget for the coming year. This state-of-the-art school had an annual budget ($21,873)  equaling less than one teacher’s salary today.

$     420 — Expense of of General Control
$14,535 — Expense of Instruction
$  2,243 — Expense of operating School plant
$  1,965 — Expense for maintenance
$  1,160 — Expense for auxiliary agencies
$    800 — Payment of outstanding warrants and warrant interest
$    500 — Equipment for new new building and grounds
$    250 — Equipment for old buildings and grounds.

Photo provided by Pat Van Eaton.

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