According to the Department of Education (DepEd), the partial list of high schools that will offer senior high school (SHS) is now available for download.
DepEd released the partial list online, composed of DepEd and non-DepEd schools, technical vocational institutions (TVIs), higher education institutions (HEIs), state universities and colleges (SUCs).
DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro issued a statement that the 2014 and 2015 budgets already have allocations for 30,000 classrooms for SHS. In addition, he said that the government will further allocate funds for the SHS. The 2016 proposed budget targets the construction of over 20,000 classrooms for SHS.
3,839 public schools that were part of the list was 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. Aside from public schools, the list also includes 1,866 non-DepEd schools (includes private schools), HEIS, TVIs, LUCs, and SUCs which were already given the go signal to offer SHS this June 2016.