DepEd: Over 20.6 million learners enrolled for SY 2022-2023
MANILA, Philippines — A week before the opening of classes on Aug. 22, over 20.6 million students have so far enrolled for School Year 2022-2023, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Monday.
Of the total, over 18.1 million students enrolled in public schools while 2.4 million registered in private schools, data from DepEd showed.
The bulk of enrollees was recorded in Calabarzon with 2.9 million students, followed by Central Luzon with 2.3 million.
Metro Manila, meanwhile, registered 2.2 million enrollees, followed by Central Visayas and Western Visayas with 1.5 million enrollees each.
DepEd Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III on Monday said 90% of over 47,000 public schools are expected to hold face-to-face classes by school opening next Monday, Aug. 22.
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