Friday, May 15, 2015

DepEd-XI prepares for K to 12

DAVAO CITY- With the implementation of the K to 12 program this school year 2016-2017, the Department of Education-XI is preparing for the entry of the Senior High School (SHS) program.

Atty. Alberto Escobarte  DepEd-XI regional director said that 97% of the schools in the Davao Region are ready for the implementation of the SHS.
About 89% of the 73 public high schools in the region will be offering senior high school. DepEd has given probational permits to 40 private schools to operate Senior High School.

Dr. Luzviminda Onor said they are making sure that the high school divisions are ready for the implementation.

Senior High School (SHS) covers the last two years of the K to 12 program and includes Grade 11 and 12. In SHS, students will go through a core curriculum and subjects under a track of their choice.

In Davao City three stand alone schools had been established in preparation for the senior high school. These schools include Davao City National High School, Sta. Ana National High School and the Daniel R. Aguinaldo High School.

Stand alone schools have a separate facilities from the mother schools with different school principals.

Outside Davao Ci  the provinces of   Compostela Valley, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental and Davao del Norte along with the  Island Garden City of Samal, Digos and Mati cities thru the help of their respective Local Government Unit  are well prepared for the senior high school. (PIA/RG Alama)

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