HISTORY OF STO. NIÑO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
The School is major institution for learning. It is a pleasant place for acquisition of skills and knowledge. It is also an avenue of discovery for where pupils have the opportunity to explore things which are unknown to them. Furthermore, its serves as a training ground for a inculcating values and better attitudes among children.
The need for putting up a school which addresses individual differences was materialized in Barrio Batson in 1960’s through efforts of the late Brgy. Chairman Antonio M. Cacap. The school started its operation offering primary classes only. Mr. Efren A. Lugtu spear headed as the pioneering instrument imparting knowledge, insights and skills to pupils.
However the geographical location of the school was too far for the learners. Considering this, the school was trasfered to Sto. NiÑo proper or Centro in 1978. This new location made the school accessible to pupils. Two Bagong Lipunan Buildings with three Classrooms, each were constructed and have been used by the teachers and pupils since then.
Due to the increasing numbers of pupils, the primary school became an elementary school offering a complete elementary course from grade 1-6 and from being a school holding multi-grade and combination classes, it has been on a one-plan set up from SY 2009-2010 up to present. Kindergarten classes were also offered in line with implementations of the K-12 curriculum.
At present, there are 8 permanent teachers that are nationally funded, ome Kindergarten 1 Principal. The pupils population as of this date 210.