The Barakaldo Education Cooperative, El Regato School, was founded in 1969 by a group of families, seeking an alternative to the traditional education available at the time.
We are a private educational center subsidized by the state, secular and multilingual, structured as a not-for-profit cooperative of families.
Currently, El Regato has 1,806 partners, mainly from Barakaldo and the left bank of the estuary of Bilbao. Of them 1,513 pupils between 2 and 18 years old and 112 workers.
We have had our own kitchen and dining service, as well as transport service, since the founding of the Cooperative.