The City Council of Ozamiz City, with its desire to have a strong, independent political entity, manifested its intention and determination to establish a separate educational set-up, by adopting Resolution No. 289 on July 2, 1965. Consequently, the Director of Public Schools ordered the creation of the Schools Division of Ozamiz City on October 29, 1990.


The agency, in its mandated functions, is tasked with the following:

a.      Improvement of the divisions internal efficiency through increased pupil/student participation rate and survival rate;

b.      Increase of pupil/student learning achievement through literacy rate;

c.       Intensification of effective instructional management supervision;

d.      Curriculum development and enrichment;

e.      Development of physical facilities; and

f.       Strengthening of DepEd/LGU/NGO partnership.


It is guided by the DepEd Vision and Mission statements.