Pangantucan Community High School was established in 1968 by Fr. Frank Webster SJ and Fr. Greg Horgan SJ as a response to the need for a high school in Pangantucan. Fr. Robert Cunningham SJ was its longest serving School Director. SY 2020-21 student population – 991; approx. 25% indigenous youth. Enrollment profile: Junior HS – 780; Senior HS – 211. Academic tracks – accountancy and business management (ABM); horticulture (technology/vocational/livelihood TVL); science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM); humanities and social sciences (HUMSS).
PCHS is the beneficiary of a 32 has. land donation from the Land Authority of the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (formerly National Resettlement and Rehabilitation Administration or NaRRA), the sole purpose of which is the development of an agricultural school. Currently planted to adlay, corn and coffee, the school plans to continue developing its farm as an income-generating, sustainable agribusiness and, in partnership with the DA Agricultural Institute, as an agri-tech training center.
President: Fr. Jereme Asunto, SJ
Chairman, Board of Trustees: Fr. Rene Tacastacas, SJ
School Principal: Mr. Bobby Comaling, Ed. D.
School Chaplain: Fr. Dario Miguel Saniel, SJ
Address: Overview Village, Poblacion, Pangantucan, Bukidnon
Telephone: 0917 811 0150
PCHS has benefited from the dedicated work and services generously provided by:
We owe these selfless volunteers an enormous debt of gratitude
Pangantucan is located along the southern base of Mt. Kalatungan. It is a 1st class municipality with a population of 53,000, The indigenous peoples are of Talaandig, Manobo and Dumagat ethnicity. The local languages are Binukid, Manobo and Visayan. The modes of transport are buses, jeepneys, motorcycles (habal-habal). Access to electricity and telecommunications is limited in the hinterlands. Popular tourist destinations include Lake Nasipit (in photo) and Migtambol Falls in Bgy. New Eden.
Ongoing improvements include the school canteen for sanitation and security. Planned building and infrastructure construction and improvement projects are school campus fences; Cunningham Building plumbing upgrade and refurbishing of AVR facilities; school building electrical upgrade; transfer of pedestrian and vehicle gates; new 5-classroom building; and, new dorm for IP students. The school admin is working on a loan program for employees in partnership with Land Bank in Maramag.