October 7, 2019 Facilities

A quick history of Sioux City public schools, 1850s to 1930s

Image of the old Hunt School Building

Last spring, students at Hunt Elementary School hugged the 1906 school building goodbye. Theirs would be the last classes to take classes in the old Bryant.

This August, students began classes in the brand-new Bryant Elementary. Some of them attended the Bryant kindergarten, a building that dated back to 1890.

It was an old school, to be sure, but it was a far cry from the earliest schools in Sioux City.

View a quick history of Sioux City’s schools, from the famous and beloved to the obscure and long gone on the Sioux City Journal.

Article by Mason Dockter.