School Consolidation: State Pushed for a Single Dadeville, Everton District in 1932

by James McNary, Articles Editor
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The Missouri State Department of Education recommended that all of eastern Dade County be served by a single consolidated school district following the 1932 rural school consolidation study. The proposal would have seen elementary schools retained at Dadeville and Everton (and possibly Bona), with a high school built at point near what is now the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and State Highway 245. (Graphic by James McNary)