D E B E S is the BEST!!!

To be the leading provider of quality basic education both formal and non-formal committed in developing an upright and productive members of the society.


Deliver quality basic education both formal and non-formal making use of the available resources and modern technology to upgrade the teaching and management competencies with the cooperation of parents and other multi-sectoral groups to attain academic excellence.


Don Enrique Bautista Elementary School formerly san Francisco Elementary School was founded in 1947. It is situated in the heart of Barangay San Francisco, south of the city proper. It has an area of 10,009 sq.m. and is more or less two kilometers from the division office.
The barangay, wherein it site is located at the southern part of San PabloCity. It is bounded on the East by Barangay San Jose, on the West by Barangay Soledad, on the South by Barangay San Ignacio and on the North by the Poblacion. It is traversed by Maharlika Highway going South to the Province of Quezon.
The school stated with 108 regular pupils and 8 teachers and rapidly grow in number in the succeeding years, at a present it has a strength of 1,350 pupils including the pre-elem. with 36 teachers, 3 Pre-Elem. teachers, 1 utility worker and a principal.