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DUBUQUE HIGH SCHOOL
The school reopened in 1866 offering a complete three year program. The first graduating class in 1870 had two students. Only twenty-five graduated between 1870 and 1876. The following year most courses were extended to four years. The school offered four-year Latin, scientific and classical programs, and a two-year business course.
The number of graduates between 1877 and 1885 soared to 219. The classical program was discontinued in 1885. When the board of education discovered in 1895 that most students were enrolled only in the two-year business program, it was dropped. The high school continued a four year program.
Dubuque High School was replaced by CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL which was dedicated on January 17, 1895.