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What page in To Kill a Mockingbird explains the location of the school?  

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villyvanka14 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 31, 2012 at 4:09 AM via web

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What page in To Kill a Mockingbird explains the location of the school?

 

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted May 31, 2012 at 3:07 PM (Answer #1)

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There are few specific descriptions of the location of the local school. Maycomb County High School is just a block or two away from the Finch house, and the elementary school is adjacent to the high school.

The Maycomb school grounds adjoined the back of the Radley lot...;  (Chapter 1)

and "The Radley Place jutted into a sharp curve beyond our house." From her treehouse, Scout could see the schoolyard where the children played. The school is located just off the "main residential street in town" (the street is never named), around the turn that leads first to the Radley house and then to the entrance to the "grammar-school building," which lies to the east of the high school building. The school can also be reached by a shortcut across the deer pasture, which is just two houses south of the Finch house; just west of the Radley place; and serves as a northern boundary of the school (see Chapter 6). For an excellent visual representation of the school site, check out eNotes' excellent Map of Maycomb link below.

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