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Academic Regulations

  1. On Admission and Enrollment
    • Students who wish to enroll at MSC High School are required to take the MSC Entrance Examination.

    • Students who pass the entrance exam are to fill up an application for admission.

    • Applicants are to be interviewed by the Principal.

    • Applicants who pass the interview may enroll or pay the reservation fee of P 500.00 which is non-refundable but is deductible from tuition fees if student enrolls

    • Students applying for admission should present the following complete and valid credentials:

      • For New Graduates: Form 138 (Report Card), certificate of good moral character from elementary principal or guidance counselor/ adviser, birth certificate, and baptismal certificate.

      • For Transferee: Honorable dismissal from school last attended, Transcript of Record (TOR), Form 138 (Report Card), birth certificate, baptismal certificate, drug test result.

      • For Old Student: Form 138 (Report Card).

      • Certification of student that he/she will abide with existing rules and regulations of the school.

      • Married students must present copies of Marriage Contract

      • Alien students must submit photocopies in duplicate of their Alien Certificate of Registration (ARC) and their certificate of residence (NCR)

      • Four (4) recent ID size pictures.

    • Transferees in fourth year may be accepted but cannot be considered for graduation honors.

    • Students with incomplete credentials shall be temporarily enrolled. Submission of complete credentials shall be required within the semester/school year

    • Students must notify the Registrar of any change of status or address within one week.

    • Enrollment in any subject without the necessary prerequisites is not valid and will not be credited regardless of the grades obtained.

    • No student registered in this school may enroll in other private or public institution nor any student enrolled in other institution may register without the permission of the Principal. Units earned in cross-enrolled subjects shall not be credited by this institution.

    • No student shall be registered in any year level after ten (10%) per cent of the regular class meeting had been held or after two (2) weeks) from start of classes unless he/she can show justifiable reasons and approved by the Principal.

    • Tuition and other school fees may be paid in cash with 10% discount on tuition fees or by installment mode. Late enrollees are not entitled to cash discounts on tuition fees. Late enrollment is two weeks from start of classes.

    • Refunds shall not be given once classes start. The registration fee, miscellaneous fees, and ten percent (10%) of the total fees are forfeited whenever refund is applicable. The registration fee, miscellaneous fees, and 10% of the total fees are forfeited whenever refund is applicable within one week from the start of classes; 20% within 2 weeks from start of classes.

    • Students however, may apply paid tuition fees to deferred enrollment upon approval of the President.

    • Students who drop during the school year are required full payment of tuition fees for the semester/ school year.

  2. Registration Procedures:
    • For High School

      • New students/ transferees shall take the MSC Entrace Examination and shall be interviewed by the Principal before enrollment.

      • A student qualified for admission shall submit his/her credentials to the Registrar .

      • The student then fills up a Registration Form.

      • Tuition and other school fees shall be assessed by the Cashier.

      • Upon payment of required fees, student is deemed enrolled.

    • For College

      • Students shall submit required credentials to the Registrar.

      • Students shall fill up a pre-registration form. Subjects to be taken shall be approved by the Adviser/ Registrar.

      • School fees and subjects to be enrolled shall be assessed by the Cashier.

      • Class cards are issued upon presentation of registration form and official receipt of payment to the Class cards distribution section.

      • Enrollment for any subject/ course shall be closed as soon as the maximum number of students allowed for a class has been registered.

      • Upon payment of required fees, student is deemed enrolled.

  3. Dropping / Adding / Changing of Subjects / Course
    • The period for dropping/ adding/ changing of subjects/ course shall be within one-month from the start of the registration period. (Official registration period starts two weeks before the start of classes.)

    • Subjects dropped a week after registration shall be fined P50 each; after two weeks, a fine of P100. Subjects dropped after the dropping period shall be charged full payment.

    • After the midterm period, no dropping shall be entertained. Any student who drops after midterm shall have a No Grade (NG) for which he/she shall have to repeat the subject.

  4. Examinations and Grades
    • There shall be four quarterly examinations in a school year for HS Dept. and four examination periods in a semester (prelims, midterm, semi-finals, finals) for the College Dept.

    • Students must secure examination permits from the Accounting Section before they may be allowed to take the term exams.

    • Students must secure clearances before the final examination permit could be issued.

    • The grading system is based on the cumulative method. The criteria of the grades are:

      Class Standing
      (Quizzes, Recitations, Unit/ long tests, Homeworks, Projects/ Course Requirement, Attendance/ Decorum)
      75%
      Term Exams 25%
      Total 100 %
      Note: Class standing percentages may vary depending on the subject.

    • The final grades for second to fourth grading periods are computed such that the previous grade shall be given weight of thirty per cent (30%) and the tentative grade shall be seventy per cent (70%) of the grade for the period.

    • The numerical system of grading shall be used and grades shall be expressed in multiples of one.

    • The passing grade in any given subject shall be 75%.

    • The lowest grade that can be given to a student after transmutation of performance shall be 70%.

    • Promotion shall be by subject and by the number of units. A HS student who failed in two (2) units or less is retained in the year level.

    • The grades on the report/ class cards are on the percentage system denoting the following:

      95 % - 100 % Excellent
      90 % - 94 % Superior
      85 % - 89 % Very Satisfactory
      80 % - 84 % Satisfactory
      75 % - 79 % Passing
      71 % - 74 % Conditional
      70 % - below Failure

    • Conditional Grades must be made up through a removal examination before the start of the next term.

    • All examinations for removal shall be under the approval and supervision of the Principal.. A removal fee of P150.00 shall be charged for each subject and shall be scheduled within the vacation periods.

    • A student who fails in a subject must re-enroll it during the summer and earn a passing grade before he/she can be accepted the following school year.

    • A student who is retained to his current year level may no longer be admitted in the institution in the next school year.

    • A student who has an accumulated number of absences equivalent to twenty (20) per cent of the total class days shall be dropped. If fifty (50%) of the absences are unexcused, he/she shall be given a failing grade. Excused absences shall be approved by the Principal.

  5. Scholarships
    • Academic Scholarship

      1. Board Scholarship Free tuition and miscellaneous fees; to pay registration fees

      2. MSC Entrance Scholarship - honor graduates from elementary/ HS public/private schools.

        • Valedictorian - 100 % discount on tuition fees

        • Salutatorian - 50 % (HS) / 75% (College) discount on tuition fees

        • Honorable Mentions - 25 % discount on tuition fees.

        The number of graduates shall be considered in determining discount privileges of entrance scholars as well as entrance exam and interview results.

        Maintenance of entrance scholarship grant

        • 100 % - should have no grade below 85 % in all subjects in all grading period and should have a final average of not less than 92 %.

        • 50 % - should have no grade below 85 % in all subjects in all grading period and should have a final average of not less than 90 %.

        • 25 % - should have no grade below 85 % in all subjects in all grading period and should have a final average of not less than 88 %.

        • 10 % - should have no grade below 85 % in all subjects in all grading period and should have a final average of not less than 86 %.

      3. Community Study Grants - are those granted by philanthropic alumni, individuals, groups, associations, or corporations for specific purposes and received under terms and conditions agreed upon by the donors and the MSC administration.

  6. Honorable Dismissal, Release of Transfer Credentials, and Others
    • Honorable dismissal is voluntary withdrawal from the school with the consent of the Principal. All indebtedness to the school must first be settled before issuance of the dismissal.

    • Students who leave the school for reason of suspension or expulsion due to disciplinary action shall not be entitled to honorable dismissal.

    • Release of transfer credentials shall be after settlement of all indebtedness to the school.

    • Certification of enrollment/ grades, Transcript of Records may be issued after payment of their corresponding fees which are as follows:

      • Certifications : PhP 50.00

      • Transcript of Records : PhP 100.00

    • Clearances must be secured before any of the above may be issued.

  7. Graduation and Recognition
    • A student will only be entitled to receive a certificate of graduation after having complied with the following requirements:

      • Completion of one-year residency in the school.

      • Satisfactory completion of all academic and non- academic requirements.

      • Full settlement of financial obligations.

    • Candidates for recognition as outstanding students must have satisfied the following criteria:

      • Completed the course in the prescribed number of years.

      • Candidate must not have any failing grade in term exams

      • Candidate must have no record of misconduct or scandal inside the school

      • Candidate must not have any grade below 85 % in all academic and non-academic subjects.

      • The final academic average of the candidate must not be below 90 %.

      • Residency of at least 2 years for HS graduating students and at least 3 semesters for College graduating students.

      • Completed the course in the prescribed number of years

      • Candidate must not have any failing grade in term exams

      • Candidate must have no record of misconduct or scandal inside the school

      • Candidate must not have any grade below 85% in all academic and non-academic subjects

      • The final academic average of the candidate must be at least 90 %

      • Residency of at least two years is required for High School graduating students and at least three semesters for College graduating students

    • Other Awards given are:

      • Academic Excellence Award - Best in Computer Programming / Operations

      • Leadership Award

      • VYP-MSC Service Award

      • Loyalty Award

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