A total of 12 schools were upgraded in Maungtaw District in the 2017-2018 Academic Year, providing seats for an increasing in number of students.
“With upgrading of schools would promote the education of the students in the district” said U Ohn Myint, head of Maungtaw District Education Department. In Maungtaw Township a primary school was upgraded to post primary school and a sub high school was upgraded to a high school. In Buthidaung Township, two self-help primary schools were upgraded to sub primary schools; a sub primary school to primary school, a primary school to post primary school, two post primary schools to sub middle schools, two sub middle schools to middle schools and two sub high schools to high schools totaling ten schools upgrades. For the district as a whole, two sub primary schools, one primary school, two post primary schools, two sub middle schools, two middle schools and three high schools totaling 12 schools were upgraded.
Myint Maung Soe