What Are Some Presidents' Names Used for Elementary Schools?


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In the United States, three former presidents who have schools named after them include John F. Kennedy, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. There are 94 schools named for Kennedy, 73 for Jefferson and 53 for Washington.

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Woodrow Wilson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, John Adams and James Madison each have 20 or more schools named after them in the United States. Dwight D. Eisenhower has 19 schools named after him. Among modern presidents, Ronald Reagan has 15 schools named for him, while Barack Obama has 10 schools named in his honor. Bill Clinton and both George H.W. and George W. Bush have schools named after them.

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