Negoslavci village is mentioned in historical documents from the 15th century. The assumption is that there was also an ancient Roman settlement at this locality. During Austro-Hungarian administration, settlement of Negoslavci was the seat of the municipality, as was evidenced by the records from 1894. After World War II, the village was settled by the people from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
There are 1 417 inhabitants, the majority of the population which are Serbs, making up 96,86% of the population according to the 2011 population census. That this municipality makes the municipality with the largest percentage of that national minority in Croatia.
Negoslavci development index is between 50-76% of the Croatian average, and therefore, the municipality is part of the Areas of Special State Concern. According to municipal mayor unemployment is one of the biggest problems of Negoslavci.
Elementary School in Negoslavci is established in 1761. In 1981 was built new school building. Since 1992 school operates as an eight grade school, and due to increased number of students come to upgrade two classrooms with USAID funds. Each year the school celebrates traditional feast slava dedicated to Saint Sava. In 2011, during celebration of 250 anniversary, school issued Chronicle of elementary school in Negoslavci which was jointly funded by Vukovar-Syrmia County, Joint Council of Municipalities, Negoslavci municipality, Prosvjeta, Serb National Council and other donors.
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^Izvješće o provođenju ustavnog zakona o pravima nacionalnih manjina i o utošku sredstava osiguranih u državnom proračunu Republike Hrvatske za 2008. godinu za potrebe nacionalnih manjina, Zagreb, 2009.