The Original Mauk School began as a one room schoolhouse when it was built in 1909 and was located on the North side of Georgia Hwy 90. When the school pictured was opened to white children the original school was used by non white children until it was closed in the mid-1950s. This building was sold to Hinton Woodall who used it as a barn for several years. It was demolished several years later.The school pictured was built in the 1930s during the segregation era as a white only school and is located on Ga. Hwy. 127. The school was closed as a public school in 1956. In 1970, it was reopened as a private school and operated for a few years before the private school was disbanded. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 2008.