“BACKGROUND OF THE MSU-TCTO PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL”
The Mindanao State University Tawi-Tawi College of Technology Oceanography Preparatory HighSchool was established in 1964 as an extension of Mindanao State University Marawi Preparatory High School.It is located at MSU-TCTO Compound Tubig Mampallam Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. In addition, the MSU-TCTOPreparatory High School is under the College of Education department. Its first Principal was Prof. Armando B.Macansantos Sr. . Presently, it is headed by Prof Caharl A. Ammang, principal; Prof. Dayang-Dayang Hamla K.Hurbuda, Assistant Principal for Administration and Finance and Prof. Lorna S. Lukman, assistant Principal for Academic affairs. And the school is using the Basic Education Curriculum or BEC. It has now three two-storeybuildings, the two buildings are for classrooms and the other is for Computer and Science laboratory.Presently, the MSU Preparatory High School, currently keeps its record manually. Keeping a record of students has been a terrible problem faced by the high school’s faculty and staff specially the registrar. Theadviser is the one responsible for Report cards and Master sheet of periodic grades after it receives the gradingsheet from the subject teachers, it inputs the grades of the student then the principal will approve and verify thedata. After that the adviser will submit the approved and verified data to registrar.Last enrollment School Year 2008-2009 there were 876 total of students enrolled in this school in which492 females and 384 males, 258 first year students, 243 second year, 202 third year and 173 fourth year students. And there were 599 students aged from 11-15 and 277 16 and above years old. And there were 48teachers including the faculties and staffs employed in this school.