In 1986 Montessori De Manila (MDM) was first registered with the Bureau of Domestic Trade as a pre-school, the purpose of which was to offer BF Homes residents an alternative educational system where children will acquire knowledge within a prepared environment conducive to exploring and learning simultaneously. The school’s mission is to develop each and every child to his fullest potential as a person: physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially and intellectually.
The first year registered an enrolment of 110 with four class directresses and two administrative personnel. After the first Primary graduates in 1987, the quality of education was recognized in the community, making enrolment demand so encouraging that school administration had to expand capacity to accommodate more than 100% increase in enrollment for its second year.
On its third year the Elementary Department welcomed its first batch of pupils. Initially, only lower elementary was opened to accommodate transferees as well as the first Primary graduates who returned upon learning of the Grade School Department’s establishment. Every year thereafter, higher levels were added at a time as pupils were promoted to the next level. Thus, the full Elementary Course reached its completion.
By the end of its fifth year, enrolment was up 600% from its original number. The four classrooms have... Read More