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Montfort College

Montfort College
Montfort College 24022018.jpg
Address
269 Charoenprathet Rd. Changpeuk, Muang

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50000

Information
TypePrivate school
MottoLabor Omnia Vincit
(Labor Conquers All Things)
EstablishedMarch 16, 1932
FounderSt. Gabriel Foundation
School districtMueang Chiang Mai District
DirectorBros. Supananth Khanthapricha (Primary school) Bros. Anusak Nidhibhadrabhorn (Secondary school)
PatronSt. Louis de Montfort
Teaching staffest. 600
Grades1 - 12
Enrollment5,600
Average class size50
LanguageThai, English
Hours in school day08:00 - 15:40
Campus typeUrban
School colour(s)Red, white and blue
              
SongThai Version: March Montfort
English Version: Come cheer
Website

Montfort College (Thai: มงฟอร์ตวิทยาลัย) is a private Catholic school in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

History

The Brothers of St. Gabriel came to Chiang Mai and established Montfort Primary School in 1932 along Charoen Prathet Road on a 5-acre (20,000 m2) plot of land provided by Bishop Peross from Luang Anusarn Suntorn who gave his financial support at no interest. The land was located along the Ping River, approximately 200 meters from the Sacred Heart Church. Montfort School opened its first academic year on 16 March 1932. Fr. Reunemenier was the manager, Brother Simon the first director, Brother Ambrosio the vice-director and Brother Louis was responsible for new construction.

Montfort College opened its secondary section in 1949, started to admit girls to its secondary section from levels 10-12 in 1975 and started to admit girls to its primary section in 2009.

At present

Montfort College has two sections: primary (grades 1-6) and secondary (grades 7-12). In 2013, the secondary section had 3,238 students, while the primary had approximately 2,400 students. The school has two teaching syllabuses: normal and English.

Notable alumni

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