Montfort College

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Montfort College
มงฟอร์ตวิทยาลัย
Saint Gabriel's College logo.png
Address
269 Charoenprathet Rd. Changpeuk, Muang
Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, 50000
Thailand
Information
Type Private school
Motto Labor Omnia Vincit
(Labor Conquers All Things)
Established March 16, 1932
Founder St. Gabriel Foundation
School district Mueang Chiang Mai District
Director

Bros. Supananth Khanthapricha (Primary school)

Bros. Anusak Nidhibhadrabhorn (Secondary school)
Patron St. Louis de Montfort
Teaching staff est. 600
Grades 1 - 12
Enrollment 5,600
Average class size 50
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
Website

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

History[edit]

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[edit]

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.

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Coordinates: 18°46′21″N 99°00′02″E / 18.7725°N 99.0006°E / 18.7725; 99.0006