2010 Manual of Regulation for Private Schools – School Site and Buildings
L. SCHOOL SITE AND BUILDINGS
Section 160. Ownership. Unless exempted by the Secretary, each private school shall own its site, or shall have a definite and feasible program for ultimate ownership thereof within a reasonable period, which should be adequate and suitable for the buildings and activities of the school.
Section 161. Standards on School Site. The standards on school site of private schools shall be considered, among others, on the factors of total floor in square meters, occupancy at any one time, school developmental plan, and traffic situation in school vicinity, and such other requirements as the Secretary may deem valid and reasonable to issue.
Section 162. Limitation on School Capacity. All private schools shall be limited in their enrolment on the basis of occupancy at any one time and total capacity of school facilities and such other factors as may be determined through regulation by the Secretary. Existing schools shall not be allowed to expand in their
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Section 163. School Buildings. Each private school shall likewise own its buildings, unless otherwise exempted for special reasons by the Secretary. The school buildings should be adequate and suitable for the purposes and activities of the school as required under existing laws, rules, and standards.