Piapi High School

Piapi High School is the latest addition to Dumaguete’s public high schools. Despite the brief history of the school, it established itself as one of the leading public high schools in the northern part of Dumaguete City.

Piapi High School

History of Piapi High School

On June, 2007 Dumaguete Vocational High School was established in Barangay Piapi specifically within the premises of North city Elementary School. The school was satellite School of Dumaguete City High School starting school year 2007-2008 with one section in the first year and offered a Secondary Technical Education Curriculum.

After two years of operation, the Barangay Council of Piapi passed a Resolution No. 232, series 2008 requesting the City Government of Dumaguete to support and implement for the opening of Piapi High School in the Barangay.

On June 11, 2009, the City Council of Dumaguete approved the Resolution No. 23, series 2009 endorsing the implementation of the opening of Piapi High school.

During the first year old operation, only the first level was opened offering technical and vocational education. Classes were held at the old classroom of North City Elementary School (NCES) at the northern part of the campus. There were only 40 students enrolled for the school year which were handled by Mr. Alfredo V. Campoy (TLE-Industrial Arts) and Mr. Felixberto G. Caliguid (TLE- Agriculture). Mr. Campoy was also designated as the School’s Teacher-In-Charge.

The following school year, the second year level curriculum was opened. With the increase of enrollment, two more classrooms from NCES were added. Three more teachers were also added to the teaching force namely, Mr. Elixer Z. Dagoy (Gen.Science), Mrs. Bernadeth B. Quilnet (Mathematics) and Mr. Roel Biñalber (English/MAPEH). Mrs. Matilde A. Maata took over as the OIC, Principal II until December 2010 vice Mr. Alfredo V. Campoy who retires in 2008.

The following school year, 2009-2010, the third year curriculum was opened. Four more teachers were added to serve the increasing students population, namely, Mrs. Catherine F. Chui (English), Mr. Esperidion M. Ferrolino, Jr. (Araling Panlipunan), Mrs. Ruth T. Carlon (TLE-Computer0 and Mrs. Arlyn D. Eullaran (Filipino).

School Year 2010-2011, additional six teachers were added to the teaching force of Piapi High School, namelyMrs. Jacqueline M. Detalla (Mathematics), Mr. Claudio a. Son Jr. (English), Mrs. Marie Fe F. Gallardo (Araling Panlipunan), Mrs. Fe Adoracion S. Lingcong (TLE-Business Management/ MAPEH), Mr. John Ryan M. Ramira (English) and Mrs Bituin B. Ramos ( General Science) due to the increasing enrolment.

On April 3, 2011, seventy-three (73) senior students received their diplomas from Piapi High School. Dr. Emigdio B. Omictin was the first graduation speaker and was also dubbed as the Father Piapi High School. He shared to the audience that the Regional Office of the Department of education in Cebu City has approved the permit to operate as a regular secondary school last July 15, 2010, thus making the said date the Foundation day of Piapi High School.

Demographics of Piapi High School

After starting as a satellite school of Dumaguete City High with only one section in the year 2007, Piapi High School developed to a full grown High School with 13 teachers and 2 additional non-teaching staff members. 407 Students divided into 12 sections were enrolled during school year 2013-14.

Piapi High School Facilities

  • Library Room
  • Science Room
  • Computer Room
  • Canteen
  • Clinic Room
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Gardening Area
  • Electronic Class Room
  • Principal Office

Contact of Piapi High School

Piapi High School
Barangay Piapi
Dumaguete City Negros Oriental
Landline: 422 5253

Email Address: crasun_15@yahoo.com