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The Hickory Heights School was built on a 3.5-acre site located on Hickory Drive. The two-story school, which cost just over $31,440, opened in early 1923 with three teachers that included Lillian Martin, Edith Vogan, and Belle McKnight. (c1924) Full Size
The faculty of the Hickory Heights School from the 1951-52 school year. These seven teachers oversaw 187 students in what I believe were grades 1-5. (1951) Full Size
The remaining students of the old Hickory Heights Elementary School were transferred to the new Laurel Elementary School beginning on Wednesday, December 13, 1978. The abandoned school building was sold for $22,000 in late January 1979. After some zoning issues were worked out it was remodeled in a 12-unit apartment building. The new Hickory Colony Apartments opened in the summer of 1980. (Aug 2013) Full Size