THIRTY-TWO public schools in Bacolod City are identified as recipients of the classrooms to be constructed before the end of the year.
Bacolod City Lone District Representative Greg Gasataya on Thursday, April 27, said the Department of Public Works and Highways, through the Department of Education (DepEd), will implement the project with the total budget of P1.38 billion.
The DPWH will build 32 single-storey and 279 multi-storey classrooms, both in elementary and high schools.
The recipient schools are Vista Alegre Elementary School, four classrooms; Educational Training Center and School-III, three-storey with 12 classrooms and another three-storey with six classrooms; Handumanan Elementary School-I, nine classrooms; Alangilan National High School, with one unique workshop room, two regular workshop rooms, and four laboratories; Andres Bonifacio Senior High School, two-storey with four laboratories, and another two-storey with four classrooms for regular workshop.
Bacolod City National High School, with one unique workshop room, four-storey with eight classrooms and four rooms for laboratories and information technology; Barangay Singcang-Airport National High School, four-storey with 13 classrooms; Bata National High School, 12 classrooms; Emiliano Lizares National High School, four-storey with eight classrooms.
Handumanan National High School, three-storey with seven classrooms; Jovito Sayson National High School, seven classrooms; Luis Hervias National High School, 11 classrooms; Luis Medel National High School, 11 classrooms; Mandalagan National High School, four-storey with eight classrooms.
Mansilingan Agro-Industrial National High School, seven classrooms; Pagla-um Village National High School, seven classrooms; Romanito Maravilla National High School, five classrooms; Sum-ag National High School, 10 classrooms; Teofilo M. Gensoli Sr. National High School, four classrooms; Fr. Gratian Murray, AFSC, six classrooms; M.G. Medalla Integrated School, four classrooms; Mariano G. Medalla Integrated School, six classrooms; A.L. Jayme Elementary School, 20 classrooms; R. Alunan Elementary School, six classrooms; Don Crispino V. Ramos Elementary School, three classrooms; Bata Elementary School-II, four classrooms; A. Mabini Elementary School, two classrooms; Doña E.J. Garcia Elementary School, three classrooms; Don R. A. Medel Sr. Elementary School, six classrooms; F.R. Flores Elementary School, one classroom; Sum-ag Elementary School, one classroom; and Negros Occidental National High School, 68 classrooms.
Gasataya said he requested these projects during the budget hearing last year, and the names of the schools that need more classrooms especially for the implementation of the K to 12 program were submitted by the DepEd-Bacolod.
He said they are waiting for a go-signal for the bidding. (MAP)