Dona Francisca Lacsamana de Ortega Memorial National High School

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Doña Francisca Lacsamana de Ortega Memorial National High School
Established 1972
Type Public School
Location San Blas, Bangar, La Union, Philippines
Nickname FLOS

Doña Francisca Lacsamana de Ortega Memorial National High School (DFLOMNHS or commonly called FLOS) is a public secondary school for the youth of Bangar, La Union, Philippines.

History[edit]

The opening of the Bangar Municipal High School in 1972 was through the initiative of former Mayor Avelino Pascua. It started with two classrooms for first and second year levels, at the old Gabaldon Campus. The school was later renamed as Doña Francisca Lacsamana de Ortega Memorial National High School. Later the CaSaCristo Annex was added on 1983. In 1994, the school became the Mother Institution of Regional Science High School for Region 1, after it has been recognized by then Department of Education, Culture and Sports as one of the "Most Effective Secondary Schools in the Philippines".

Curriculum[edit]

The School follows the curriculum as prescribed by the DepEd.

Curriculum (Regular Section)
Number of Minutes per Week Unit Credits
Learning Area I-III IV I-III IV
Filipino 240 240 1.2 1.2
English 300 300 1.5 1.5
Mathematics 300 300 1.5 1.5
Science 360 360 1.8 1.8
A.P. 240 240 1.2 1.2
T.L.E. 240 240 1.2 1.2
M.A.P.E.H. 240 300 1.2 1.5
E.P. 60 120 0.3 0.6
Total 1980 2100 9.9 10.5

Educational programs[edit]

DFLOMNHS Main Campus has programs for students with high aptitude:

  • Special Science Program (SSP) - temporarily suspended

Students who have passed the entrance examinations and have high aptitude in Science, Mathematics & English are given the chance to take the Special Science Program.

  • Special Program in Sports (SPS)
  • Special Program in Arts (SPA)