Juan Pablo Durarte School (Barahona) (Barahona, DO)

A 12-grade educational institution located in Barahona in the southern region of the Dominican Republic. The school was founded in the year 1922 by James Phipps. Even though its beginnings were rather slow because the school was located in an area of poor economic resources, it has been greatly blessed. The secondary level (grades 9-12) is accredited by the Education Commission of the Inter-American Division. It has 200 students on the secondary level, with nine teachers. Some of the school directors have been Norma Familia, Magdalena Lizardo, Migdalia Lizardo, Maritza Manzanillo, Rosario Poueriet, AndrŽs Molina, Juan Reynaldo Rodr’guez, and Elisa Mej’a. The present director is Ariel de la Cruz.

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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