The students of Infant and Primary Education of Jumilla have started this morning the 2019/20 school year.
There have been a total of 2,620 students who have started classes, of which 267 do so for the first time, figures similar to the previous year.
They are distributed in ten different schools (eight in the urban area and two in districts), with CEIP Miguel Hernández and CEIP San Francisco being the largest number of schoolchildren with 484 and 467 respectively.
At the other end are the Cañada del Trigo hamlet, which has 8, and the Virgen de la Esperanza Special Education College with 18.
The Councilor for Educational Centers, Lola Gómez, and the Councilor for Works and Services, Francisco González, have been active in this morning of the 'back to school' visiting the CEIP Mariano Suárez, along with its director, Fuensanta Olivares, the president from AMPA, Valerie Durand.
There they have greeted the students and talked with the teachers.
In this center 227 students have started classes, 25 of them for the first time.
Lola Gómez has stressed that "normality is at this time the predominant note in the return to the classrooms in the municipality" and has recalled the numbers of students.
For his part, Francisco González stressed that "from the City Council during the summer the maintenance demands that the centers themselves have transmitted have been covered, with a cost of more than 40,000 euros in painting, masonry, carpentry and plumbing work, at that we must add the work of municipal employees. "
Similarly, pedestrian crossings, road markings and verticals around the school centers have been developed to achieve safer access.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Jumilla