Schools Division of Lucena City

In 1971, Section 86 of the Charter of the City of Lucena was amended by the Act of Congress. By virtue of the amendment, the City Schools Division of Lucena became completely independent from the Quezon Division. From that year to present (2016), Deped Lucena City Division Office stayed within the premises of the Lucena West 1 Elementary located at M. L. Tagarao Street Extension in Barangay Ilayang Iyam, Lucena City.

At present, the Division of Lucena City is composed of four (4) school districts namely: the East district with nine (9) elementary  and three (3) secondary schools including two (2)  extension high school, North district with fourteen (14) elementary and two (2) Secondary including one (1) extension high school, South with ten (10) elementary including one (1) annex and two (2) secondary including one (1) extension high school, and West district with ten (10) elementary, two (2) secondary including one (1) extension high school and one (1) integrated school. Currently, there are four (4)  additional extension high school in the division.

There are six (6) public senior high school and twenty-six (26) private senior high school.  Private schools numbered to forty-five (45), of which forty-five (45) offer kindergarten classes, thirty-seven(37) offer elementary and twenty-five (25) offer secondary.


We dream of Filipinos who passionately love their country and whose values and competencies enable them to realize their full potential and contribute meaningfully to building the nation.

As a learner-centered public institution, the Department of Education continuously improves itself to better serve its stakeholders.


To protect and promote the right of every Filipino to quality, equitable, culture-based, and complete basic education where:

  • Students learn in a child-friendly, gender-sensitive, safe, and motivating environment
  • Teachers facilitate learning and constantly nurture every learner
  • Administrators and staff, as stewards of the institution, ensure an enabling and supportive environment for effective learning to happen
  • Family, community, and other stakeholders are actively engaged and share responsibility for developing life-long learners

Core values

  • Maka-Diyos
  • Maka-tao
  • Makalikasan
  • Makabansa

Quality Policy Statement

“The Department of Education is committed to provide learners with quality Basic Education that is accessible, inclusive, and liberating through:

  • Proactive Leadership
  • Shared Governance
  • Evidence-Based policies, Standards, and Programs
  • Responsive and Relevant Curricula
  • Highly Competent and Committed Officials, and Teaching, and Non-Teaching Personnel
  • An Enabling Learning Environment

The Department upholds the highest standards of conduct and performance to fulfill stakeholders’ needs and expectations by adhering to constitutional mandates, statutory, and regulatory requirements, and sustains client satisfaction through continuous improvement of the Quality Management System. “

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