To satisfy the expanding education needs of Cooleemee and Jerusalem Township a new brick school was built here. It eventually comprised grades one through eleven. Its center stood 80 yards northwest.
Cooleemee High School was ready for occupancy . . . — — Map (db m181932) HM
On this corner lot stood Cooleemee's Old Wood School. It faced east on Watts Street and extended all the way to Duke Street.
Local school classes were held as early as 1899 in a mill house on Main Street. The foundation for this school was laid in . . . — — Map (db m181930) HM