Jickling/Chenery School

Comstock Township

Location: District #5 – Section 5, northeast corner of H Avenue and 26th Street.

Kalamazoo County 1890, Published by Wm. C. Sauer. Local History Room

Photo by Sarah Hultmark, c. 1981, History Room Photo File P-1268.


Later known as Chenery School. The school appears to have closed after the 1949-50 school year.


1921-22 Iva D. Slater
1925-28 Cornelia Koster
1929-31 Mrs. Bernice Bissell
1931-43 Mrs. Floy Foreman
1943-44 Mrs. Violet Smith and Mrs. Florence Arnett
1944-45 Mrs. Violet Smith and Mrs. Marilyn Goff
1945-46 Mrs. Violet Smith and Mrs. Clara Baker
1946-49 Mrs. Dola Guernsey
1949-50 Mrs. Frances Johnson



List of one-room schools still standing in Kalamazoo County in 1982

  • Hultmark, Sarah.
  • Manuscript, Local History Collection, Kalamazoo Public Library

Maps and atlases

USGS topographic map for Kalamazoo County, 1918 (Kalamazoo Quadrangle)

  • History Room topographic map case, drawer 7A, folder 21A.


Teachers’ and School Officers’ Directory, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, 1921-22, 1925-1950 (title varies)

  • Shelved in a pamphlet box with H 379.774 K149 (History Room Storage)

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