May 9, 2016

Oklahma American Indian Boarding Schools


Anadarko Boarding School, Anadarko, Oklahoma open 1911–33.

Bacone College, Muscogee, Oklahoma, 1881–present.

Bloomfield Female Academy, originally near Achille, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory. Opened in 1848 but relocated to Ardmore, Oklahoma around 1917 and in 1934 was renamed Carter Seminary.

Carter Seminary, Ardmore, Oklahoma 1917-2004 when the facility moved to Kingston, Oklahoma and was renamed the Chickasaw Children’s Village.

Chickasaw (male) Academy, near Tishomingo, Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma Opened in 1850 by the Methodist Episcopal Church and changed its name to Harley Institute around 1889.

Chickasaw Children’s Village, on Lake Texoma near Kingston, Oklahoma opened 2004.

Chilocco Indian Agricultural School, Chilocco, Oklahoma, open 1884–1980.

Dwight Mission, Marble City, Oklahoma.

Elliott Academy (formerly Oak Hill Industrial Academy), near Valliant, Oklahoma, 1912–36.

Eufaula Dormitory, Eufaula, Oklahoma name changed from Eufaula High School in 1952. STILL IN OPERATION.

Folsom Training School, near Smithville, Oklahoma open 1921–32, when it became an all-white school.

Goodland Academy & Indian Orphanage, Hugo, Oklahoma.

Harley Institute, near Tishomingo, Chickasaw Nation, Oklahom.a Prior to 1889 was known as the Chickasaw Academy and was operated by the Methodist Episcopal Church until 1906.

Jones Academy, Hartshorne, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory/Oklahoma. Opened in 1891.

Murray State School of Agriculture, Tishomingo, Oklahoma, established in 1908.

Oklahoma Presbyterian College for Girls, Durant, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma School for the Blind, Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma School for the Deaf, Sulphur, Oklahoma.

Park Hill Mission School, Park Hill Indian Territory/Oklahoma opened 1837.

Riverside Indian School, Anadarko, Oklahoma opened in 1871. STILL IN OPERATION.

St. Agnes Academy, Ardmore, Oklahoma.

St. Agnes Mission, Antlers, Oklahoma.

St. Elizabeth’s Boarding School, Purcell, Oklahoma.

St. Joseph’s Boarding School, Chickasha, Oklahoma.

Shawnee Boarding School, Shawnee, Oklahoma open 1923–61.

Wheelock Academy, Millerton, Oklahoma, closed 1955.

Also see Indian Territory Boarding Schools 

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