The Idalou rural high school was built in 1922 and completely remodeled in 1936.
This was the only rural high school building on the South Plains to have a Radio and Public
Address system installed. Loud speakers were placed in all classrooms of both high and ward schools
as well as a mike and loud speaker in the gymnasium. Besides the regular subjects, three years of
Home Making, Bookkeeping and Typing, Vocational Agriculture and
Physical Education were added to