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The brick building that replaced the 1901 school

Carman School #176

Carman School District No. 176 was established 1884. The first school was built in a field at the south end of town. Sixteen lots were later purchased at the location of the present-day elementary school and a two-story frame school was built in 1891.

When this school burned in 1901, a state-of-the-art new brick building replaced it. The school sign is at the Dufferin Historical Museum. Faced with continually expanding population, the school district added a one-story steel-structure elementary school in 1950. These buildings were replaced by a new collegiate on 4th Avenue East and a new elementary school at the present location in 1961.

Early Carman Collegiate

Carman Elementary School

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