EDUCATION

 
Formal Education
  
Education, Culture and Sports
    

Dipolog City is the educational center of Zamboanga del Norte and is also considered one of the educational centers of Northwestern Mindanao and the Sub-Convention Center of Region IX. In general, the Dipolog City DECS Division has been known as one of the most performing Division in Region IX considering its various achievements in the past years up to this date, and to mention a = few.

 

1.      Constant achiever in various significant competitions both in local, regional, national and even in the international levels in sports, cultural and academic excellence.

A      Asian Level
     1.      Mathematics Quiz Bee Champion  (1980)
B.      National Level
     1.      NAMCYA 1st Runner-Up (1979)
     2.        Science Quiz Bee Champion (1988) 
     3.        Palarong Pambansa Sepak-Takraw Champion 
            (1995)
     4.        Palarong Pambansa Basketball Champion (1995)
     5.        Outstanding Campus Journalist (1994)
     6.        Population Quiz Show Champion  (1979)
  
C.      Regional Level (1995-1997)
      1.      NAMCYA Champion for 15 consecutive years 
            (1977-1992)
      2.        Caltex Science Quiz Champion
      3.        Super Quiz Bee Champion
      4.        Rizal Oratorical Contest Champion
      5.        Damath Competition First
      6.        Science Math, Philippine History and Culture  Quiz
             Bee Champion
    

2.      Constant recipient of scholarship grants to teachers of long and short-term courses sponsored by the different sponsoring agencies both national and international (a total of 9 teachers from year 1995 up to 1997)

3. Constant passers of Philippine Science High School Scholarship Examination since 1972 up to present (a total of 89 Grade 6 pupils)

4. Project "KALAMBOAN" (a strategy in  achieving quality education) of DECS Dipolog City Division was a chosen as one of the best practices or winning strategies in enhancing teaching techniques and delivery of instruction in the whole Philippines.

5. Had sent 6 pupils as representatives to Childrenís Forest Program, in Fukuoka, Japan

6. Shown an outstanding performance in the field of music competitions

 
Ownership, Location and Land Area of Public and  Private Schools

Table 1  shows the ownership, location and land area of public and private school in Dipolog City. Out of thirty-two  (32) public elementary and primary schools. San Jose Elementary School has the biggest land area of 40,000 square meters. Dicayas Elementary School has the smallest land area of 2,402 square meters. One is owned by the DECS, eight (8) schools are without title.

There are eight (8) public secondary schools in Dipolog City, and Dipolog School of Fisheries has the biggest land area of 262,460 square meters. Sicayab National High School has the smallest land area of 6,000 square meters. Six (6) of these secondary schools are with the DECS while two (2) are with TESDA.

The supervision of all the tertiary vocational/technical schools is under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

Of the 15 private preschools, St. Vincentís College and Andres Bonifacio College have the biggest land area of 25,000 square meters.

 
Table 1   SCHOOL BY OWNERSHIP, LOCATION AND LAND AREA

Name of School

Location

Land Area

Owner

 PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

 A. Preschool

 

 

 

    1. Turno Preschool

Turno

2,840

DECS

    2. Miputak West Preschool

Miputak

4,606

DECS

 B. Elementary School

 

 

 

    1. East District

 

 

 

       a. Estaka Central School

Gen. Luna St. Estaka

5,294

DECS

       b. Dicayas Elementary School

Dicayas

2,402

DECS

       c. Gulayon Elementary School

Gulayon

11,606

DECS

       d. Lugdungan Elementary School

Lugdungan

23,233

DECS

       e. Minaog Elementary School

Minaog

10,000

DECS

        f. Turno Elementary School

Turno

2,840

DECS

       g. Upper Dicayas Elementary
            School

Upper Dicayas

20,000

DECS

     h. Linabo Elementary School

Linabo, Dicayas

10,000

DECS


Minaog Elementary School
 

    2. West District

 

 

 

      a. Miputak East Central School

Miputak

20,000

DECS

      b. Miputak West Elementary
           School

Miputak

4,606

DECS

      c. Magsaysay Elementary School

Miputak

14,807

DECS

      d. Sta. Filomena Elementary
            School

Sta. Filomena

10,000

DECS

      e. Galas Elementary School

Galas

12,881

DECS

       f. Tubod Elementary School

Galas

10,000

DECS

    3. North District

 

 

 

      a. Dipolog Pilot Demonstration
          School

Rizal Avenue, Central

14,076

DECS

      b. Barra Elementary School

Barra

20,000

DECS

      c. Sicayab Elementary School

Sicayab

14,095

DECS

      d. Camp Hamac Elementary
            School

Camp Hamac, Sicayab

3,102

PNP Reser-
vation

    4. South District

 

 

 

       a. Punta Central School

Punta

11,234

DECS

       b. Olingan Elementary School

Olingan

20,000

DECS

       c. Laoy Elementary School

Laoy, Olingan

5,003

DECS

      d. Sinaman Elementary School

Sinaman

10,000

DECS, 
no title

      e. Sangkol Elementary School

Sangkol

10,000

DECS, 
no title

      f. Cogon Elementary School

Cogon

10,000

DECS

      g. Diwan Elementary School

Diwan

20,000

DECS

      h. San Jose Elementary School

San Jose

40,000

DECS

      i. Cayasan Elementary School

Cayasan, Diwan

10,000

DECS,
 no title

      j. Pamansalan Elementary School

Pamansalan, Diwan

10,000

DECS, 
no title

      k. Virginia Elementary School

Virginia, Diwan

20,000

DECS, 
no title

      l. San Alfonso Elementary School

San Alfonso, Sangkol

10,000

DECS,
no title

      m. Linay Primary School

Virginia, Diwan

10,000

DECS, 
no title

      n. Guinsangaan Primary School

Cayasan, Diwan

10,000

DECS, 
no title

 

DIVISION:  DIPOLOG CITY

DISTRICT/SCHOOL ADDRESS SCHOOL HEAD DESIG-
NATION
TOTAL
ENROL-
MENT
2ND CONG. DISTRICT DIPOLOG CITY MANUEL M. MUYARGAS SUPT
CONSUELO BENDIJO ASST SUPT.
CITY EAST
GEN LUNA ST. ESTAKA  DIOSDADO C. REAMBONANZA
1 ESTAKA CES GEN. LUNA ST. ESTAKA CRISTITO L. BAES PRINCIPAL II 1497
2 DICAYAS ES DICAYAS  GAUDENCIO J. TAMAYO HEAD |
TEACHER I
223
3 GULAYON ES GULAYON VENERANDA C. CALAMBA PRINCIPAL I 494
4 LUGDUNGAN ES LUGDUNGAN MELCHORA T. HAMOY PRINCIPAL I 202
5 MINAOG ES MINAOG PEDRO T. MAG-USARA PRINCIPAL I 590
6 TURNO ES TURNO DANILO M. TORRES PRINCIPAL I 384
7 UPPER DICAYAS ES UPPER DICAYAS FLORENTINA D. REAMBONANZA PRINCIPAL I 359
8 LINABO ES LINABO, DICAYAS RONILLO S. YARAG PRINCIPAL I 109

CITY NORTH
RIZAL AVE. DIPOLOG CITY - ELISA C. TENORIO,

1 DIPOLOG PILOT DEMO. ES RIZAL AVE. CENTRAL BARANGAY EVANGELINE DELA ROSA PRINCIPAL III 2799
2 BARRA ES QUEZON ,AVE. BELLA C. EHIDIO PRINCIPAL II 733
3 SICAYAB ES SICAYAB LUZMINDA L. ERASMO PRINCIPAL I 663
4 CAMP HAMAC ES CAMP HAMAC, SICAYAB RENIE B. BAEL TIC 109
 

CITY SOUTH
NARCISA A. ORTEGA, PRINCIPAL INCHARGE

1 PUNTA CES PUNTA LINDA J. DEL CASTILLO PRINCIPAL II 510
2 OLINGAN ES OLINGAN HELEN B. SILAO PRINCIPAL II 524
3 LAOY ES LAOY, OLINGAN JUSTINIANO A. CAERMARE PRINCIPAL I 310
4 OLINGAN SOUTH ES LAOY, OLINGAN ESPERANZA S. QUIAMJOT TIC 114
5 SINAMAN ES SINAMAN FE R. RABULAN PRINCIPAL I 327
6 SANGKOL ES SANGKOL ANGELITA M. BONGCAC PRINCIPAL I 231
7 COGON ES COGON LILIA M. REAMBONANZA PRINCIPAL I 297
8 DIWAN ES DIWAN MACIAS D. REGANON TIC 197
9 SAN JOSE ES SAN JOSE FERDINAND ORTIZ PRINCIPAL I 154
10 CAYASAN ES CAYASAN, DIWAN FLORITA O. RAZO HEAD TEACHER I 123
11 PAMANSALAN ES PAMANSALAN, DIWAN NILO S. DALMAN TIC 144
12 VIRGINIA ES VIRGINIA, DIWAN EVANGELINO FAMARIN PRINCIPAL I 128
13 SAN ALFONSO ES SAN ALFONSO, SANGKOL MOISES B. REDILLAS TIC 129
14 GUINSANGAAN ES GUINSANGAAN BERNIE B. LARANJO PRINCIPAL I 119
15 LINAY ES LINAY RAMIL ADARO TIC 122

CITY WEST
QUEZON AVE. MIPUTAK - THELMA M. NIEVES,

1 MIPUTAK EAST CES QUEZON AVE. MIPUTAK LUZMINDA R. CHIONG PRINCIPAL II 130
2 MIPUTAK WEST ES Z. AGUILAR ST. MIPUTAK GLORIA L. BANOGON PRINCIPAL II 517
3 MAGSAYSAY ES KAGATAN RD. MIPUTAK JOSE N. PADILLA PRINCIPAL I 612
4 STA. FILOMENA ES STA. FILOMENA DEMOSTHENES L. RECENTES PRINCIPAL I 530
5 GALAS ES GALAS ADRIANA S. LIMBAGA PRINCIPAL III 1175
6 TUBOD ES TUBOD, GALAS JERETO THOMAS R. ZAMORAS PRINCIPAL I 245