10-storey school building to rise in Tondo in 2023
Rosauro Almario Elementary School will soon rise on Kagitingan Street in Tondo, Manila.
PHP1.9 billion is allocated for the construction of a 10-storey building with 227 classrooms, 12 offices, a library, an auditorium and a gymnasium, two outdoor basketball courts with a retractable goal that is convertible to a football field, two roof deck outdoor sport and exercise area, eight elevators, and seven stairs nodes.
While Almario Elementary School will be fully airconditioned.
The Dr. Alejandro Albert Elementary School in Sampaloc will also be reconstructed for PHP2 billion while the Manila Science High School on Taft Avenue has a budget of PHP1.3 billion.
Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said it is his dream for every child to experience the comforts of private schools.
“We will empower the public education system by providing enough facility and good studying environment by putting all necessary recipe sa isang (in a) public education,” he said during Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony.
He added that now is the perfect time to rebuild and modernize schools while face-to-face classes are still prohibited due to pandemic