Epifanio Delos Santos Elementary School is a home of highly performing and motivated pupils, responsible and competitive teachers, dynamic and capable school manager, and supportive and helpful parents. It has an active, cooperative and supportive Parents and stakeholders who are ready to help in the delivery of quality services.
Tugatog acquired its present name for the fact that it has the highest elevation among other barangays in the city of Malabon; the place was referred to as “Paltok” which means top or summit. The school site is located at the eastern part of Malabon. It is donated by Tan Chiong Pun, a Chinese natural born citizen, on October 15, 1960 during the term of Mayor Lucio Gutierez.
Epifanio de los Santos Elementary School was previously known as Tugatog Elementary School. Mr. Edilberto Parulan, a columnist and prominent resident of Barrio Tugatog had it named Epifanio de los Santos Elementary School in honor of the only national hero from Malabon who is noted as the first Filipino Academician.
In 1962, the first school building was built through the effort of Gov. Eulogio Rodriguez, the provincial governor of Rizal. In 1963, ESES gradually increased its enrolment so another 2 storey, eight-classroom was built.