Standard Facilities.

The minimum furniture and equipment requirements for a regular classroom are: Furniture Quantity Tables with 2 chairs with all wood/or non-wood based materials for grades I-IV 25 sets Tables with 2 chairs with all wood/or non-wood based materials for grades V-VI 25 sets or Tablet armchairs with all wood/or non-wood based materials for grades V-VI 50 units Tablet Armchairs with all wood/or non-wood based materials for First to Fourth Year 50 units Teacher’s Table with chair 1 set113 Chalkboard, framed, wall type with ledge 4 ft. x 8 feet) 3 units Teacher’s cabinet 1 unit Hand washing facility 1 unit Drinking jar/container, with faucet 1 unit Water pail 1 unit Divan (with storage space for cleaning materials) 1 unit Trash can 1 unit Bulletin board 2 units Filing/Storage cabinet 1 unit DepED Forms Rack 1 unit Utility box 1 unit Chart stand 1 unit First Aid Cabinet 1 unit The minimum furniture and equipment requirements for a Home Economics laboratory are as follows: Dining table with 6 chairs 1 set Bed, single 1 unit Teacher’s Desk with chair 2 sets Sala set 1 set Chalkboard with ledge, portable with stand 1 unit Pupils/Student Chairs 20 pieces Work table with bench 1 set 3-Burner Stove 1 unit Kitchen sink 1 unit Wash basin (medium size) 1 piece

framed. tablet wood/metal 20 pieces Chalkboard. side cutting 1 unit Plane. iron) 1 piece Kitchen knife (medium) 1 piece Bolo 1 piece Silverware for 6 1 set Luncheon set for 4 1 set Dinner set for 6 1 set Cup and saucer set for 6 1 set Drinking glasses for 6 with pitcher Can/bottle opener 1 piece Table cloth with 6 napkins 1 set Serving tray for 6 1 piece 1 set equipment requirements for a Industrial Arts class are as follows: Teacher’s Desk with chair 2 sets Pupils/Students Chairs 20 pieces Work Table with benches 1 unit Display cabinet (wood) 1 unit Chalkboard 1 unit Chisel. Cross Cut 2 pieces Screwdrivers 1 set Vise. s. wood ¼” 2 pieces Chisel. 7” jaw 1 unit Whetstones 2 units Wrench. wood ½” 2 pieces Hammer. claw 2 pieces Pliers. 1992. rapid acting. woodworking. J The minimum furniture and equipment requirements for Agricultural Arts facilities class are as follows: Teacher’s Table and Chair 2 sets Demonstration Table 1 unit Chairs (wood). with stand 2 units Teacher’s aparador 1 unit Storage cabinets 2 units .Kitchen pail (medium) 1 piece Frying pan (medium) 1 piece Rice pot (medium. Jack 2 pieces Saw. 179. adjustable 1 unit The maximum furniture and equipment requirements for Industrial Arts classes are prescribed in MECS Memorandum No.

5. per place Metal Trade .40 square meter per place and . m.7. The room shall provide at least a minimum space of 1. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS. per place Preservation 4. The Computer Room/ Laboratory – 1.2. m.50 sq. per place Electrical Trades . m.5.50 sq.2. per place Girls Trades/Homemaking . m. Classroom .2. m. m. m. m.00 sq.00 sq. per place Mechanical Trades . Science Laboratory . m. per place Wood Trades . School Shops Practical Arts/Technology/Industrial Arts and Home Economics (EPP-TLE) . AND TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS 1.40 sq. per place 2.00 sq.1. per place 3. per place78 Fish Capture/Culture/ .5. 40 sq. per place Drafting/Drawing .4. m. per place Farm Mechanics . per place The Computer Room/Laboratory is a special instructional space necessary to meet the current and future demand of modern technology. m.2.Bulletin Board wall-type 1 unit Drinking and Washing Facilities 1 unit Folding Shovel 1 unit Hay Fork 1 unit Post Hole Digger 1 unit Wrecking Bar 1 unit Knapsack Sprayer 1 unit Budding Knife 1 unit Pull-push rule 1 unit Axe (secondary only) 1 uni MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR INSTRUCTIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SPACES FOR PRESCHOOLS. m.10 sq.50 sq.50 sq.00 sq.00 sq.2.

Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC) – 2. non-government organizations (NGOs).780 228 135 135 Additional expenses for major renovation and/ore construction and other requirements of the Hub will be funded by a sponsor of the school division. The cost-sharing agreement will be covered by a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). or private companies and individuals. In schools with more than one shift. OF BOOKS NO. per place. m.870 162 135 135 Large Divisions 30. The Library Hub An innovative project aimed at developing love and habit of reading among pupils and students in public elementary and secondary schools through building warehouse libraries provided with DepED approved Supplementary Reading Materials (SRM).40 sq. medium divisions are entitled to have two Hubs. OF COPIES NO. provided that the total area is not less than that of a standard classroom. the basis for computing the area is the shift with the largest enrolment. Under the project.5 hp each • Windows and doors with iron grills and locks 5. 6.) The infrastructure must have at least 300 square meters floor area and the place is an ideal venue for educational activities. per place The library/LRC shall have a capacity of 10% of the enrolment at 2. OF PLASTIC BINS Small Divisions 14. OF TITLES NO. As part of its cost-sharing scheme. preferably 1.shall accommodate at least ten (10) networked Personal Computers (PCs) with other necessities and accessories. To attain the objectives of the Project. and four to six Hubs in extra-large divisions. The Supplementary Reading Materials will also be provided.40 sq. the DepED Central Office will provide financing subsidy for renovation/ rehabilitation of the infrastructure.175 105 135 135 Medium Divisions 21. m. all school divisions are encouraged to have at least one Library hub. funding for the operation and maintenance of the Hubs was institutionalized . as follows: HUB SIZES NO. Sponsors are either local government units (LGUs). and three to four Hubs in large divisions. such as: • Computer tables and chairs • Proper electrical wirings and outlets • Air conditioning units – 2 window type. Possible Hub sites (preferably a government infrastructure near the Division Office or any secured building located in strategic and accessible area.

00 sq. per place Medical/Dental Clinic . and • Office supplies and other materials and basic equipment necessary for the operation of the Hub. Site requirements for a Library Hub are: • For existing building – preferably located near the Division Office – building area is 300 square meters (minimum) – minor repair/renovation79 – no structural defects – road access *New Construction – preferably located near the Division Office – lot area is at least 400 square meters – road access The basic features of the Library Hub are as follows: • a main area with steel shelves to hold book bundles • a conference/training room • book repair and bindery section • check-out counters • print shop • loading and sorting bay with steel curtain • reference filing system Among the basic equipment are: • shelving • furniture • plastic bins and roll-away carts • at least 2 computers • bar code scanners • bindery equipment • photo copier • multi-media equipment (The Library Hub Project Team is available for other queries at the DepED Central Office. Administrative and Service Spaces Administrative Office . Meralco Avenue. m. m.5.through the use of the Division/School Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE).00 sq. gross 8. to include the following items: • Library Hub-related in-service trainings and activities. • Electric and water bills. Preschools Preschool education is recognized as a stage where early childhood development has long been felt. 7. The present standards for preschool education consider the child. m.00 sq. the teacher and the school with the support of the family .28. gross Guidance Room . Pasig City).28.

Toilet and washing facilities must be adequate enough to serve the number of enrollees.) (for not more than 4 classes) classroom 140 sq. School site must be used for educational purposes only.80 b. The stimulating and meaningful experiences provided in all aspects that will make him a socially sensitive. the physical facilities and the learning equipment for a preschool). must not serve as residence of the owner and should . stairways. (minimum) playground 360 sq. 2. Activity Centers o Listening/Speaking and Acting area o Reading corner o Housekeeping area o Aesthetic Center o Work area o Health/Clealiness area o Playground b. 107 s. m. etc. School Site (for Kindergarten only) DECS Order No. 1989 dated November maximizing the child’s potentials and his capacity for learning.. 1978 the following standards for the organization and operation of Nursery classes are required: Class Size – maximum of 15 children to a class Class hours – 2 hours daily Physical Structure – floor area of at least 7m x 9m in a 500 to 1. Hazards to safety of small children must be looked into such as wells. These are: 1. m. m. a. Minimum lot area 500 square meters (sq. Alternative space for playground – nearest park or open space not more than 200 meters from walking distance from the school. Hereunder are the standards for the physical environment (minimum requirements for the school site. independent. 24. the admission age for which is at least three (3) years but not more than four (4) years old. electric installations. diggings. 1. The teacher is therefore expected to come up with a class program suited to the needs of the children in a particular school.000 square meters lot a. As stated in MEC Order No. pools. 1978 dated July 26. 1989 stated the Standards for the Organization and Operation of Preschools (Kindergarten Level). s. This arrangement must be approved in writing by the authorized representative of the park or open space. Nursery (Pre Kindergarten) Nursery is the level of education below kindergarten. to minimize or eliminate accidents c. spiritual and rational individual.

towel. at least two (2) 40 watt fluorescent lamps and one (1)wide window * Electric fans to allow cross ventilation. pails. tambourine. Health Facilities and Provisions for Safety • At least one (1) toilet seat for every 25 children at one time. pools. etc. comb. music and library room or rooms combining any two of these must be considered. etc. sandtable.chairs. toothbrush. sandbox. soap. stairways. toiletries.not be a “convertible school” (during day time is used as school and after class hours is a residence or used for commercial purposes) 3. both in standing and sitting positions. lockers and cabinets must conform to the standards based on an anthropometric measurement of preschool age children.5 square meters per child c. open electric wires and unsafe outlets) • Proper and adequate lighting and ventilation – there should be natural and electric lighting – for a 7 x 9 classroom. Provision for office. d. Classroom size should be 1. etc. shelves. coconut maracas). preferably with separate bath room for boys and girls • First aid kits must be available • A rest area may be provided for children. simple obstacles – tires and tunnels) b. • Beds and/or mats may be provided for rest periods. teachers’ room.81 e. number cards. Filipiniana. Playground and Garden Playground apparatuses must be installed in the school ground (jungle gym.) f. (free from hazards such as diggings. Motor and Creative Development Corner – percussion instruments (bamboo castanets. science/nature books. etc. tape recorder or phonograph . Equipment a. nature tables.) * Communication Skills Corner – books (two books per child) – story books. balance beams. cleaning tools. spade. sprinklers. * House and Garden Care – garden tools (shovel. slide. Classroom Equipment and Fixtures • Furniture (tables. beads. * Sensory-Perceptual and Numeracy Skills Corner – Science and Mathematics Corner (counters. Activity Centers or areas which may contain the following or their equivalent: * Personal Care and Grooming – mirror.

welding.00 sq.00 sq.10 sq. S. Metal Trades 5. Science Laboratory 2.. m. Laboratory 1. The Tech-Voc High Schools (TVHSs) shall be strengthened by providing a competency-based curriculum and training. focus is on vegetable production. manpower requirement and other logistic support. In agricultural schools. m. physical facilities. Priority 2 – Construction of workshop buildings. S.– DepED Order No. m. electronics. m. fish culture and fish processing. The minimum standard spaces are as follows: SHOPS/WORKSHOP/LABORATORY AREA PER PLACE Industrial Arts/Home Economics 1.50 sq. 9. automotive mechanics. m. Computer Room. instructional materials.00 sq. food processing. and Priority 3 – repair of workshop buildings in 129 tech-voc schools ready to implement the Program in SY 2008-2009 Class sizes in tech-voc schools are 40 students for the academic subjects and 30 students for the specialized STVEP. . priority areas cover electrical technology. Strengthened Technical-Vocational Schools One of the Department’s goals is to equip the high school students with relevant skills through the Strengthened Technical-Vocational Education Program (STVEP) in order to prepare them for higher education. The Department prioritized the possible infrastructure reuirements of tech-voc schools. world of work and for entrepreneurships. m. to wit: Priority I – repair and rehabilitation works of existing laboratory. Mechanical Trades 7.00 sq. animal production and crop production. starting SY 2008-2009. m Electrical Trades 4. computer technology. 93. Preservation 2. m. Fishery schools teach fish capture.00 sq.40 sq. Fish Capture. workshop building of all 140 tech-voc schools most ready to implement STVEP in SY 2008-2009.5 sq. The DepED developed a competency-based high school curricula for the 18 priority subject areas for tech-voc high schools. Culture. m. Drafting/Drawing 2. machine shop technology. 2007) Among the nine (9) program components of STVEP is infrastructure support. (DepED Order No. prescribes the Classroom and Furniture Design for Pre-school (including floor plan and furniture designs). ICT and software skills and technical drawing. In arts and trades. Farm Mechanics 5. Wood Trades 5. 48. m. 2009 (September 10.50 sq. 2009) – PreSchool Building Program. civil technology.

and the Multipurpose Workshop Building undertaken by the DepED Central Office.Construction projects included the Workshop Building for the Arts and Trades Schools and for the Agriculture and Fisheries Schools. .

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