Montfort College

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Not to be confused with Monfort College of Business.
Montfort College
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Labor Omnia Vincit
Labor Conquers All Things
269 Charoenprathet Rd. Changpeuk, Muang
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, 50000
Type Private school
Established March 16, 1932
Founder St. Gabriel Foundation
School district Mueang Chiang Mai District

Bros. Supananth Khanthapricha (Primary school)

Bros. Anusak Nidhibhadrabhorn (Secondary school)
Patron St. Louis de Montfort
Teaching staff est. 600
Grades 1 - 12
Enrollment est. 5,600
Average class size 50 students
Language Thai & English
Hours in school day 08:00 - 15:40
Campus type Urban
School colour(s) Red, White and Blue
Song Thai Version: March Montfort
English Version: Come cheer

Montfort College (Thai: มงฟอร์ตวิทยาลัย) is a school in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It is one of the most eminent schools in Thailand.


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 officially opened its first academic year on 16 March 1932. Fr. Shivam 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[edit]

Montfort College has 2 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 2 teaching syllabuses: normal and English.

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