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Colegio de la Preciosa Sangre de Pichilemu
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Location
Coordinates 34°23′24″S 72°00′32″W / 34.3900°S 72.0089°W / -34.3900; -72.0089Coordinates: 34°23′24″S 72°00′32″W / 34.3900°S 72.0089°W / -34.3900; -72.0089
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Type Private State-subsidized, primary and secondary school
Established April 1947 (1947-04)
(as Escuela Doctor Eugenio Díaz Lira)
Principal Mother Elizabeth Arriagada Sanzana (2013–present)
Teaching staff 29
Grades Preschool—12 (Cuarto medio)
Enrollment 534 (2015)
SIMCE average 264/262
(Mathematics/Language)

Colegio de la Preciosa Sangre is a Chilean private state-subsidized primary and secondary school in the coastal town of Pichilemu. It is also known by the name Preciosa Sangre.

The school ranks first in Cardenal Caro Province, based on the scores from the Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU) test, taken each December. The school has been qualified as the "best school in Pichilemu", and "a regional icon" by Region of O'Higgins newspaper El Rancagüino.

It was founded in April 1947 by the Chilean Congregation of the Precious Blood as a girls' school under the name of Escuela Doctor Eugenio Díaz Lira. The school has been fully coeducational since March 1979, and was renamed to its current name in 1986.

The school offers students several extracurricular activities, in the sports, religious and humanistic areas. Cheer C.P.S., Preciosa Sangre's cheerleading squad, has won several national competitions, and has also participated in two international ones. The school's English debate team, reached second position in a regional competition in 2011.

In the 2015 school year, the Colegio de la Preciosa Sangre had an enrollment of 534 students from preschool (pre-kínder) to twelfth grade (cuarto medio) with an average of 38 per grade. The school serves students aged between 4 and 19 years old.

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