1. What are the requirements for admission?
Submit the following documents fastened in a plain long folder. Incomplete documents will not be processed for admission.
For Local Students
- Application Form with four (4) copies of recent passport-size picture
- Clear photocopy of National Statistics Office Birth Certificate
- 2 clear photocopies of most recent school year’s English and Chinese report cards (Form 138). Original copies should be presented for verification.
- Certificate of Good Moral Character from previous school
For Foreign Students
- Application Form with (2) copies of recent passport-size picture
- Birth Certificate issued by their country of origin
2. How do you go about the admission process?
- Secure a copy of the Application Form from the Registrar’s Office or download the Application Form.
- Submit the application form and required documents to the Registrar’s Office. This may be done by the parent or guardian. Personal appearance of the student is not required in filing the application.
- Present the Test Permit issued by the Registrar’s Office and pay the application fee at the Business Office.
- Present the Official Receipt to the Registrar’s Office along with the Test Permit counter-signed by the Business Office for scheduling of entrance test.
- Take the entrance test to be administered by the Guidance Office on the schedule (date and time) indicated in the Test Permit.
- Wait for an interview with the academic head when necessary.
(Note: This is usually done on the same day with the entrance test)
- Come for final interview with the School Principal.
- Pay the reservation fee
3. What are the initial fees for admission?
- Application fee is five hundred pesos (500.00), which includes the processing fee, entrance test and other information materials.
- Reservation fee is two thousand five hundred pesos (2,500.00) for a new student, for the following school year. The reservation fee will be deducted from the tuition fee upon presentation of receipt during enrollment.
- The application and reservation fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
4. What are the reservation policies and procedures for new students?
- An applicant who qualifies for admission will be advised through a NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE from the Registrar’s Office and will be eligible to make reservation for the next school year.
- The accepted applicant will be given two (2) weeks after receiving the NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE to pay the reservation fee at the Business Office.
- The reservation fee is non-refundable and non- transferable but deductible from the tuition fee.
- An applicant who fails to pay the reservation fee within the allotted time will be included in the “wait-list” and the slot will be given to another qualified applicant.
5. What are the SHS Strand Offers?
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
- Accountancy and Business Management (ABM)
- Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS)
- General Academic Strand (GAS)
- Tech-Voc: Information and Communications Technology (Computer Programming and Animation)
- Tech-Voc: Home Economics (Caregiving)
- Tech-Voc: Home Economics (Food and Beverage Services Tour Guiding Services, Travel Services)
6. What are the scholarships available and how can one avail of it?
- The types of scholarship the school offers vary. They are: Financial Aid, Multiple Children/Family Discount, Pastor’s Children Scholarship Grant, Personnel’s Children Scholarship Grant, Athletics Scholarship Grant
- Download grant-in-aid application forms from here
- Fill out application form and submit necessary requirements (indicated on the application form) as per the announced date of submission.
7. What type of school curriculum does HCHS have?
- HCHS follows the enhanced basic education curriculum (K to 12 program) with additional elective subjects in Math, Science and English across year levels.
8. Why should I send my child to your school?
- The School offers specialized programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), and Robotics and Mechatronics. It also prides itself as a pioneer in the use of Lego Bricks in learning Math and Science as well as the Integration of Ipad in learning.
- As a Christian Institution, Bible classes and spiritual formation activities are included in the program. HCHS also promotes responsible stewardship of the environment thru its urban farming initiatives.
9. What is your school accreditation status?
- HCHS is Accredited with Level III (Highest Level) accreditation by the Federation of Accrediting agencies of the Philippines (FAAP) thru the Association of Christian Schools Colleges and Universities – Accrediting Agency Incorporated (ACSCU – AAI). Meanwhile, the Senior High School Program is Affiliated to De La Salle University thru Connect-Ed Program.