10 Facts about Rizal High School

Post On: July 24, 2017

I will show you the complete information about a secondary education in Pasig on Facts about Rizal High School. People often call it RHS.  It is based in Pasig, Metro Manila. Do you know that it takes the title as the world’s largest secondary school? Guinness Book of World Records had awarded the title of RHS since 1993. However, the school had to let go the title after it was defeated by City Montessori School in Lucknow India, which had more students in 2005. Get other interesting facts about Rizal High School by reading the following post below:

Facts about Rizal High School 1: the students

The record of Rizal High School as the biggest school in the world was defeated by City Montessori School in India since it only had 19,738. On the other hand, City Montessori School had 29,212 students.

Facts about Rizal High School 2: the name of the school

The school name is taken from Dr. Jose P. Rizal. He was a national hero of the Philippines.

Rizal High School Facts

Rizal High School Facts

Facts about Rizal High School 3: the notable graduates

Carlos “Botong” Francisco, Maestro Lucio San Pedro, Rene Saguisag, Jovito Salonga and Neptali Gonzales were some of the prominent graduates from Rizal High School.

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Facts about Rizal High School 4: the principal

Since 2012, Virginia R. Membrebe has been the principal of Rizal High School after replacing Josephine Cruz. Once, Membrebe was the principal of Sta. Lucia High School.

Rizal High School

Rizal High School

Facts about Rizal High School 5: the centennial celebration

In 2002, the centennial celebration took place at Rizal High School.


Facts about Rizal High School 6: the new policies

The new policies are applied at Rizal High School after Membrebe becomes the principal. The primary objectives are focusing on the functionality and punctuality of the pupils.

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Facts about Rizal High School 7: the origin

Rizal High School was originated from Pasig Secondary School. It was founded in 1902, which handled 28 students. The enrollment kept increasing. Steward Laughlin was the first principal of the school. In 1929 until 1930, Marcelino Bautista served as the first Filipino principal.

Facts about Rizal High School 8: altering the name

In 1914, the name of the school was altered into Rizal High School.

Rizal High School

Rizal High School

Facts about Rizal High School 9: reconstruction

On 4th February 1948, Rizal High School was restored after the grounds and building were destroyed due to American Liberation Forces’ carpet-bombing.

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Facts about Rizal High School 10: completion

On 15th August 1949, the reconstruction of Rizal High School was finished.

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