A good friend of mine sent me some information from a neighbouring farm.
The schoolhouse was locally known as "Howard's School", after Hank Howard who donated the few acres it sat on. It was a one room school, not insulated, and built around 1932, used until about 1952. The neighbour he talked to was sort of a custodian while also attending, and earned eight dollars a month to sweep and provide firewood. He supplied water for an additional two dollars a month from over a mile away.
The school got torn down very recently by the person who owns the land. I would have liked the opportunity to take a quick look through it. Another local landmark vanishes. Kind of a before and after, June 17, 2014 versus March 7, 2015 when I last drove by.