DIVISION PROFILE OF CALOOCAN
SOME FUNCTIONS ARE LOCKED PENDING RENEWAL
Caloocan comprises two unconnected portions of land, the Upper Caloocan now called the "Caloocan North" and designated as congressional district I and the Lower Caloocan no reffered to as "Poblacion area" and designated as congressional district II. Upper Caloocan has a land area of 3,773 hectares, bounded on the north by San Jose, Bulacan, On the east and south by Quezon City and on the west by Valenzuela. Lower Caloocan has a land area of 1,807 hectares, bounded on the north malabon, on the east by Quezon City , on the south by Manila and on the west by Navotas. The whole of Caloocan is divided into 16 zones wuth 188 barangays.
Caloocan became a chartered city on February16, 1961 and from then on progressed into one of the leading cities of Metro Manila in terms of industry and trade, population, education and culture.
THE CITY SUPERINTENDENTS
► Mr. Francisco Salamat (1962-1967)
► Dr. Modesta G. Boquiren (1967-1977)
► Dr. Bienvenido A. Icasiano (1977-1989)
► Dr. Norma M. Abracia (1989-1997)
► Dr. Victoria Q. Fuentes ( 1998-1999) 1997 Acting
► Dr. Elizabeth T. Manalo (1999-Present)
DepEd Division of Caloocan City
The Division of Caloocan City is composed of seven school districts in the elementary level, such as the districts of Caloocan North I (9 schools), Caloocan North II (8 schools), Caloocan North III (7 school), Caloocan North IV (6 schools) ang Tanque (7 schools), all located in Congressional District I, and the districts of Aromar (11 schools) and Pobcaran (11 schools) in Congressional District II. While there are sixteen (16) independent goverment secondary schools and nine (9) annexes. The establishment of the city science high school is presently in the process. To date, there are 98 private schools in this Division, offering Preschool, Elementary and Secondary courses.
An advocate of the culture of excellence.
To be pro-active, to be creative and to be the light of the Division to develop
the best of the learners.