Spur ISD is located in Spur, TX, Dickens County. School enrollment is 307 students, Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grades. The district serves Spur, McAdoo, and a portion of Dickens.
On November 1, 1909, the first train passed through the new depot at Spur as the town was opened. The school district grew from a one-room schoolhouse, which started in 1909. Professor St. John was the only teacher until the arrival of Miss Reavis from Haskell. By the mid-1980s the school district comprised nearly half the county.
Bibliography: Fred Arrington, A History of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains (Quanah, Texas: Nortex, 1971).
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