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, Cubao, Quezon City

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND June 1964 Realization of Rev. Fr. Francis Kutschers dream school through the recommendation of Msgr. Hernando Antiporda, Auxiliary Bishop of Manila. August 1964 Kindergarten was opened with 83 pupils. Fr. Francis Kutscher, SVD became the first school director with Miss Martina Reyes as the first principal and teacher. February 8, 1965 ICPS applied for government recognition of Kindergarten and Grade one at the Department of Education. June 1965 Government recognition was granted to ICPS for the Pre-elementary Course and Grade One of the Elementary Course (Day). A significant increase in enrolment from 83 pupils to 120 Kindergarten and 90 grade one pupils. February 1966 Purchased property of 1000 sq meter lot to become the main school campus of ICPS. Construction took place of the first two floors of the main building. June 1966 Sr. Salutation Dolotina, S.Sp.S. became the first. religious sister school principal of ICPS. Additional third floor was constructed in the school building. June 1967 Sr. Emilia Viado, S.Sp. S. was appointed as principal. July 3, 1967 Government recognition was granted for Grade Two of the Elementary Course. Summer 1968 The fourth floor of the school building was added. July 1, 1968 Government recognition was granted for Grade Three level. Summer 1969 Additional building was constructed with three classrooms for Kindergarten. July 7, 1969 Government recognition was granted for Grade Four. Summer 1970 An annex four storey building connecting to the main building was constructed. July 6, 1970 Government recognition was granted for Grade Five level. June 1971 Sr. Esperanza Cabanos, S.Sp.S. was appointed as school principal. ICPS this time offered complete elementary course.

July 13, 1972 Government recognition was granted for Grade Six and grade seven levels. ICPS has completed its government recognition as a school offering complete elementary education. March 1972 Graduation of first batch of Grade Seven pupils. May 1972 Rev. Fr. Alfredo Reyes, SVD became the school director. March 1974 Graduation of the last batch of Grade Seven pupils. Summer 1974 The four storey building connecting to the main building was completed. June 1974 Grade Seven was closed and the Junior Kindergarten was opened. .Sr. Amparo Valerio, S.Sp.S was appointed as school principal. March 1975 Graduation of the first batch of Grade Six pupils. June 1975 Rev. Fr. George Hardwart, SVD became the school director. May 1978 Rev. Fr. Liberato Fernandez, SVD became the school director. June 1978 Sr. Elenita Frez, S.Sp.S. was appointed as school principal. June 1980 Sr. Ann Viannette, S.Sp.S. was appointed as school principal. June 1981 The High School department was established through the efforts of Fr. Francis Kutscher, Fr. Tito Fernandez and benefactors from Germany. Sr. Laurentine Baraquero, S.Sp.S. was appointed principal for both grade school and high school departments.



VISION STATEMENT Immaculate Conception Cathedral School envisions itself as a Christ-centered community of learners becoming active witnesses of Marian values.

MISSION STATEMENT Inspired by the Marian values of Charity, Purity and Humility in service, the Immaculate Conception Cathedral School commits itself to the total formation of learners becoming servant leaders and evangelizers of faith empowered through dynamic and relevant Catholic education.


ENDURING GOALS AND OBJECTIVE Towards the full realization of our Vision and Mission, ICCSians will: Become a living proof of Christian Discipleship especially by actively witnessing the Marian values: Fidelity to the Gospel values Love for the Eucharist Charity to the poor and needy Purity in ones intention, action and communication Humility in service of God and neighbour Adhere to a dynamic, relevant and life-long search for learning and wisdom guided by the principles of Catholic education by: Making Religion the core of the curriculum Upgrading academic standards by the application of innovative educational practices and technology Exercise servant leadership through: Active involvement in projects to serve the needy and the less fortunate Responsible stewardship of the environment Taking pride in ones Filipino heritage Demonstrate effective communication skills by: Manifesting competence in verbal and written communication Utilizing available resources to acquire, analyze, integrate and apply learning Listening and responding appropriately to the perspectives of others Participating in cooperative learning experiences

ICCS CREDO We believe that true education aims at the total formation of the learners and their ultimate goal is to unite themselves with their Creator. We believe in the doctrine revealed by God that the Blessed Virgin Mary, our Patroness, is free from all stain of original sin through the redeeming love of her son Jesus. We believe that as a school of the Diocese of Cubao we are a community of Christ-like disciples, empowered and sent through effective servant-leadership moving towards becoming Church of the Poor. We believe that the school is an important force in strengthening Filipino families inculcating duties of citizenship, patriotism, nationalism and stewards of creation. We believe in providing learning programs that focus on Catholic values and academic excellence that will help discover and develop the gifts that God has bestowed to every learner and prepare them to live and communicate their faith in the world.


A. General Information 1. Class Schedule being observed is as follows:Grade One and Two Morning Session onlyGradeThree to Six Whole day session 2. There are four (4) grading period in one school year for Grade One to Six. 3. Report Cards (Form 138) are issued after each quarterly period at a designated date. Parent-teacher conference is held during this time. Parents or guardians are obliged to attend the meeting and discuss with the teachers the concerns related to the student academic and conduct standing. B. Examinations 1. Quarterly examinations are departmentalized and administered four (4) times in a school year. 2. The parents or guardians if not the students are expected to have the test permit submitted to the class adviser on or before the examination date. 3. The policy of NO PERMIT, NO TEST will be implemented. 4. Any unsettled obligation must be coordinated with the office of the Finance Officer before the examination date to secure a temporary permit. 5. Students who absents himself during the test must present an Excuse letter/medical certificate (incase of sickness) to be able to get a special test on a schedule date. 6. Students whose reason for the failure to take the quarterly examination has been deemed valid by the academic coordinator shall be given a special examination with the following conditions: a. Special permit from the Office of the Academic Coordinator must be secured. The permit shall be issued only after presenting a valid excused letter duly signed by the parent or legal guardian. b. The special permit shall be issued after payment of the corresponding examination fees. c. The date for the special examination will be determined by the academic coordinator and shall be administered by the school librarian. d. The school reserves the right to require a minimal amount to defray the cost for the preparation/printing of the said special examination per subject. e. Failure of the student to take the special examination on the set date would mean a score of zero for that particular examination. f. Students are expected to observe the school policies particularly on the prescribed haircut for boys, wearing of the proper uniform and school I.D. Students who fail to comply with such rule will not be allowed to take the periodic test. g. When for some reasons or the other, classes are cancelled during examination days; the same sequence of examination will be followed. For instance, if classes are cancelled due to typhoon on the first day of the exams, the schedule of the first day of examinations will be followed when classes resume.

C. Grading System The Implementing Guidelines in the Performance-Based Grading System (DepEd Order No. 33 s. 2004) states that to continuously improve the quality of learning outcomes of students in the elementary level ,the minimum performance standard for students is set at 75% for passing grade and 70% as the lowest failing grade.The AVERAGING SYSTEM is used in the computation

of grades. The final grade shall be determined by computing the average of the grades in the four (4) quarters.A student who failed in two (2) major subjects irrespective of the passing general average is considered RETAINED in the grade level.The grades in each subject area are computed based on certain criteria weighted accordingly as follows: 1. Christian Living Education (CLE) Doctrine 55% Periodical Exam (25%) Quizzes and Seatwork (15%) Assignment and Projects (5%) Recitation (10%) Moral 25% Parish Involvement (5%) Attendance of Sunday Masses Parish Service Outreach (5%) Community service (e.g. Visiting the Needy, Community Immersion) Mass Offering Behavior (15%) Aligned with the vision mission of each school


CLASS SECTIONING A. Pilot Section 1. Each year level is composed of a pilot section namely:I St. Gabriel the Arch Angel II St. Therese of the Child Jesus III St. Gregory the Great IV Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception 2. Each pilot section is composed of fifty (50) students. 3. Students in the pilot section from First to Fourth year levels are chosen based on the following criteria: a. They are the top fifty (50) students in the academic ranking b. The students do not have disciplinary record in the office of the Prefect of Students c. The students have exemplified good moral character 4. In the event that a student fails to comply with the above mentioned criteria, this can be a reason for him not to be included in the pilot section the following year. In such case, students from the regular section who are next in the academic ranking will be considered. 5. A deliberation on sectioning is held one week after the distribution of the fourth quarter report card. (Except for First Year) Present in the deliberation are the advisers, subject teachers, prefect of students and the academic coordinator. The list of students is then submitted to the Principal for approval. B. Regular Section 1. Sectioning is based on academic ranking distributed among regular sections. 2. A student who excels in his academic performance and has not incurred any disciplinary sanction has the chance of being included in the pilot section the following school year. 3. Students are deliberated at the end of the school year by the Advisers, Subject Teachers, Prefect of Students and the Academic Coordinator. 4. No request for change of section will be entertained by the Registrars office or the Office of the Academic Coordinator. HS Academic Policy III. THE CURRICULUM SUBJECT OFFERING AND CREDIT UNITS LEARNING AREAS Filipino English Mathematics Science MAKABAYAN Araling Panlipunan Unit Credits (First Third Year Level) 1.0 1.2 1.5 1.5 1.8 1.2 Unit Credits (Fourth Year Level) 1.0 1.2 1.5 1.5 1.8 1.2

TLE MAPEH Computer CAT Elective Total Units

1.2 1.2 0.6 0.6 11.8

1.2 1.2 0.6 .03 0.6 12.1

IV. INTRODUCTION OF THE GRADING SYSTEM In line with the thrust of the Department of Education to continuously improve the quality of learning outcomes, the Averaging System of grading is being implemented. Students performance is assessed every quarter by adding the sum of all the grades or scores earned on the different learning components. The grades are then computed at the end of the fourth quarter at an equal weight of 25% for the final grade. In the case of the secondary level, averaging across quarters shall be by subject only. Promotion at the secondary levels will be by subject. A student shall be retained in the year level if he/she incurs failures of three (3) units or more during the regular school year and is unable to make up for the failed subject during the summer sessions. The grade in each subject area will be based on certain criteria weighted accordingly as follows: 1. CHRISTIAN LIVING EDUCATION (CLE) Doctrine 55 %