Silangan Elementary School stands as a beacon of education in Taguig City, offering quality primary education to its students. Located along Maharlika Road in Upper Bicutan, Taguig City, the school has a rich history and a commitment to academic excellence.


History

Silangan Elementary School traces its roots back to the early 1980s when Tenement Elementary School of Western Bicutan experienced a surge in student enrollment. To accommodate the growing population, then-principal Mrs. Susana Sanga advocated for an additional school building. The school administration decided to establish a new site along Maharlika Road in Upper Bicutan due to space constraints at Tenement.


Initially known as Tenement Elementary School (Annex), the school began operation during the school year 1983-1984, with grades 1-5 transferred from the main school. Mrs. Rosalina V. Vasquez served as the Officer-in-Charge under the supervision of the late Mrs. Melita Lamatao, the principal of the main school.

As enrollment continued to increase, the Annex evolved into a complete elementary school and gained independence from the main school. In 1988-1989, Mrs. Zenaida Peñafuerte became the first principal of the newly established Silangan Elementary School. Successive principals, including Mrs. Marina Evangelista, Mrs. Teresita de Jesus, Mrs. Felisa A. Binuya, Dr. Remedios A. Antonio, Mrs. Francia A. Patron, Dr. Nena P. Monte, Dr. Cipriano M. Bisco Jr., and Dr. Flordelyn T. Umagat, have since led the institution, contributing to its growth and development.


Silangan Elementary School Today

As of the latest update, Silangan Elementary School boasts an enrollment of 5,404 students, including kindergarten, and employs 127 dedicated teachers. The school community eagerly anticipates additional staffing and infrastructure support from the local government to address the growing needs of its student population.


Academic Programs and Facilities

Silangan Elementary School offers a comprehensive academic program designed to meet the diverse needs of its students. The curriculum encompasses core subjects such as Mathematics, Science, English, Filipino, and Social Studies, as well as specialized courses and extracurricular activities aimed at holistic development.

The school is equipped with modern facilities to support teaching and learning. Classrooms are furnished with educational materials and technology resources to enhance the learning experience. Additionally, Silangan Elementary School provides a conducive environment for sports, arts, and cultural activities, promoting student engagement and creativity.


Community Engagement

Silangan Elementary School values community engagement and collaboration. Parents, guardians, and stakeholders actively participate in school activities, parent-teacher conferences, and community outreach programs. Through partnerships with local organizations and government agencies, the school strives to foster a sense of belonging and shared responsibility for student success.


Conclusion

Silangan Elementary School stands as a testament to the power of education in transforming lives and shaping futures. With its rich history, dedicated faculty, and vibrant community, the school continues to uphold its commitment to academic excellence and holistic development. As it looks towards the future, Silangan Elementary School remains steadfast in its mission to empower learners and build a brighter tomorrow for generations to come.

For the full list, here are the Public Schools in Taguig.


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