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//     What is RSHS?

          The Regional Science High School (RSHS) Program consists of a network of 17 schools in the country which offer a science-oriented curriculum that caters to students with aptitude in the sciences.The program is aimed at the development of a science culture among the students with the view to preparing them for careers in the sciences.

//     Vision

          A regional center of excellence on science and mathematics education at the secondary level that shall develop potential leaders in science and related field.

//     Mission

          Development of responsible and morally upright science oriented leaders through relevant and globally competitive science and mathematics education program.

//     Nature of RHSS

          Special school for the intellectually gifted and science inclined students in the region.

//     Curriculum

          CurriculumCore Curriculum (Regular H.S) and Curricula of English, Science and Mathematics shall be enriched by additional subjects and electives prescribed in DepEd Order no. 49, s. 2003.

//     Curriculum Time and Total Unit Credits / Year Level

First Year

Second Year

Time

Unit/Credit

Time

Unit/Credit

2,220
min/week

11.1

2,220
min/week

11.1

(7.4
hours/day)

 

(7.4
hours/day)

 

 

Third Year

Fourth Year

Time

Unit/Credit

Time

Unit/Credit

2,340
min/week

11.7

2,340
min/week

11.7

(7.8
hours/day)

 

(7.8
hours/day)

 

 

//     School Site

          Separate site titled under the name of the school or donated in favor of the Department of Education with a lot area of at least one (1) hectare

//     Budget

          Each RSHS received budget for salaries of staff and personnel including capital outlay for infrastructure and subsidy for maintenance and other operating expenses. An additional subsidy is given to all RSHSs.

//     Implementation

          There shall be only one (1) RSHS in every region. The seventeen (17) RSHSs in the country shall implement DepEd Order No. 49, s. 2003 and shall meet the standard contained therein.

//     Supervision

          Generally supervised by the Secretary of the Department of Education through the Bureau of Secondary Education in matters concerning curriculum policies and standards Managed by School Principal in coordination with DepEd Regional and Division Offices.

//     Number of Class/Class Size

          Minimum of two (2) classes and a maximum of six (6) classes for each year level. Minimum of twenty five (25) and a maximum of forty (40) students per class for better instruction and improved laboratory work. .Managed by School Principal in coordination with DepEd Regional and Division Offices

//     Selection and Admission/Retention

          Students who belong to upper 10% of the Grade VI graduating class, recommended by their respective principals are qualified to take the entrance exam

         Student–applicant will undergo selection in three (3) stages

              * Mental and Aptitude Test - 40% of
                  the first stage examinees
              * Proficiency Test - 75% of the examinees
              * Interview

//     Retention

         Final grade of 85% in English, Science and Mathematics and a final grade of 83% in all other learning areas, without grades lower than 80% in all subjects.

//     Probation

          Only (1) year probationary period to incoming second year and third year students

//     Transfer

          Lateral transfer to other RSHSs and regular high schools

//     Grading System

          Four (4) grading periods Numerical system of grading and in multiples of one Final grade of 85% in English, Science and Mathematics and a final grade of 83% in all other learning areas, without grades lower than 80% in all subjects.

//     Regional Science High Schools

  1. Regional Science High School for Region I Ma. Cristina St., Bangar, La Union
  2. Regional Science High School for Region II Tumauini, Isabela
  3. Regional Science High School for Region III East Kalayaan, SBMA Cpd., Olongapo City
  4. Cavite National Science High Sch. for Reg. IVA Garlita B., Maragondon, Cavite
  5. Bansud National High School for Region IVB Bansud, Oriental Mindoro
  6. Bicol Regional Science High School for Region V Tuburan, Ligao City
  7. Regional Science High School for Region VI Old Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan
  8. RTPM Dumaguete Science High Sch. for Reg. VII Jaro, Dumaguete City
  9. Eastern Visayas Regional Science HS for Reg.VIII Catbalogan, Samar
  10. Regional Science High School for Region IX San Roque, Zamboanga CityGusa
  11. Regional Science High School for Reg. X Gusa, Cagayan de Oro City
  12. Gov. Leopoldo Mem. Science High Sch. for Reg. XI Gov’t Center, Davao Oriental
  13. Alabel National Science High School for Reg. XII, Alabel
  14. SaranganiRegional Science High School for CARAGA San Juan, Surigao City
  15. Quezon City Science High School for NCR Misamis St., Bago Bantay, Quezon City
  16. Cordillera Regional Science High Sch. for CAR Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet
  17. Amir Bara Lidasan National High School for ARMM Sarmiento, Parang, Maguindanao







//     Program Guide