Submitted By:Marquez, Karen G.Sedilla, Sygrid Joy C.Quindoza, Ebenezer John G.Moscoso, John David S.G.BS- Architecture 5-3
Chapter 1. The School SiteSection 1. Requirements1.1
The ideal location may be a site that provides anenvironment conducive to learning, as much as possible far from cockpits, malls,gambling dens, cinema houses, beer and videoke joints, jails, industrialestablishments, military quarters, public markets, slaughterhouses, or garbagedumps.
A school site must be easily accessible to the greatestnumber of pupils/students.
The contour of the land should be level and should have noirregular boundaries.
An agricultural land with sandy loan soil is best for schoolsites, as the topsoil is properly balanced to support vegetation and permit surfacedrainage without erosion. The subsoil provides a proper base for economical andsubstantial foundation of the buildings to be constructed on the site.
. The minimum size of the school site is as follows:1.5.1 Elementary School
a.)non-central school with one (1) or two (2) classes only and noGrade IV – 0.5 hectareb.)central school with six (6) classes and non central school with threeto four (3-4) classes – 1.0 hectarec.)schools with seven to nine (7-9) classes – 2.0 hectaresd.)schools with ten to twelve classes – 3.0 hectarese.) schools with more than twelve (12) classes – 4.0 hectaresIn cases where there is difficult in meeting the above standards, the lowingalternatives may be allowed:
For Rural Areas
a.) central school with six (6) classes and non central school with threeto four (3-4) classes – 0.5 hectaresb.) schools with seven to ten (7-10) classes – 1.5 hectares