DAVAO CITY – A total of 94 schools in Davao City are included in the partial list released by the Department of Education (DepEd) which will offer Senior High Schools (SHS).

The list is comprised of DepEd and non-DepEd schools, higher education institutions (HEIs), technical vocational institutions (TVIs), state universities and colleges (SUCs).

Education Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro, FSC said that “the 2014 and 2015 budgets already have allocations for 30,000 classrooms for SHS.”

Luistro said that the initial target for the proposed 2016 budget, which is subject for approval, is over 20,000 classrooms for SHS.

The partial list shows 56 public schools in Davao City. A total of 3,839 public schools were submitted to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) for funding and to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for bidding and construction.

Also included is the initial list of the 1,866 non-DepEd schools, 38 of which are from Davao City, that have been cleared to offer SHS come June 2016. DepEd said there are still applications being processed.

The list may be viewed at www.deped.gov.ph/datasets. (davaotoday.com)

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