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DPWH completes P14-M school building in Calbayog

Matobato Elementary School

By MAE ANGELICA R. COMOTA
May 23, 2019

CALBAYOG CITY The Department of Public Works and Highways Samar First District Engineering Office (SFDEO) completes a 3-storey, 6-classroom school building in Matobato Elementary School.

The school building costs P14 million and has provisions for a PWD-accessible ramp, fire exit, and comfort rooms on all floors.

The school has seen a continued increase in their enrolment data over the past few years. The existing buildings are not enough to hold more students with limited space their ability to learn is greatly affected.

According to Ms. Cynthia Tarrayo, the school principal, the building will accommodate approximately 360 incoming Grade 2, 3 and 4 pupils. It will be officially opened for use when classes start on June 3, 2019.

This project is implemented by SFDEO under its convergence program with the Department of Education.