PRE-KINDER AND KINDER
The Grade School Unit will accept Pre-Kinder and Kinder applicants on the basis of the requirements presented. For School Year 2021-2022, exams (for KINDER applicants) and interviews are temporarily waived. The school reserves the right to make the final decision in all cases after thorough study and deliberation.
Admissions Office Contact Information
Phone: (632) 8567-7686 loc. 8168
Age and Prerequisite Requirements for Admissions to the Preschool Unit
The child must at least be FOUR (4) years old for PRE-KINDER and FIVE (5) years old for KINDER by JUNE of the intended school year of entry. The applicant must be toilet trained and has established a certain degree of independence from one’s parents/nanny.
Application Procedure for Pre Kinder and Kinder for School Year 2021-2020
The St. Scholastica’s College Manila Entrance Examinations, as well as the admission interviews, will still be waived for School Year 2021-2022 applicants.
All applications will be done online via www.ssc.edu.ph. Walk-in applications and inquiries are temporarily suspended until further notice.
You may contact the Admissions Office by sending an email to email@example.com or calling (02) 8567-7686 locals 8169 and 8163. Office hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday to Friday, and 8:00 to 12:00 NN on a Saturday.
Below are the specific steps for online application for Pre-Kinder and Kinder Levels
Submit a scanned copy of your child’s PSA-issued birth certificate and academic records (for Kinder applicants) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly indicate in the subject line of your email the following – APPLICATION for (Pre-School Level): LAST NAME, First Name (e.g. APPLICATION for Pre-Kinder: DELA CRUZ, Jenna).
After submission of the documents, kindly wait for a confirmation of your eligibility to apply for the Preschool level your child is seeking admission to. This will be sent by the SSC Manila Admissions Office together with the instructions for online registration.
Once you have been given confirmation of your child’s eligibility to apply, you will be instructed to register online through www.ssc.edu.ph. Complete the process until payment of fees. Instead of paying the full amount of Php 500.00, you only need to pay the registration fee of Php 200.00.**
Payment may be done online through BDO Online Banking facility using the following details:
Account Name: ST. SCHOLASTICA’S COLLEGE
Account Number: 004580000210
Branch: BDO Taft Vito Cruz Branch
Email a clear copy of the proof of successful online payment or deposit slip to the following email addresses: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly indicate in the subject line of your email the following – PROOF OF PAYMENT FOR ADMISSIONS APPLICATION: LAST NAME, First Name, Grade/Level/Program (e.g. PROOF OF PAYMENT FOR ADMISSIONS APPLICATION: DELA CRUZ, Jenna/Pre-Kinder Program).In the body of the email, kindly provide the reference number of the online payment transaction indicated in your proof of payment. Also, make sure that the image submitted clearly displays the said reference number for the transaction.
Upon receipt of the proof of payment, your child’s application will be evaluated by the Grade School Admissions Committee.
Once your application has been approved, a Letter of Acceptance* will be sent to you via email. Together with this letter are detailed instructions on payment of the non-refundable confirmation fee and a list of requirements for submission before the clearance for enrollment is given.
*Kindly take note that full Admission to the grade/course/level will be given after the submission and evaluation of the other requirements. SSC Manila reserves the right to refuse admission based on the standards set by the School.
**The registration fee is no-refundable.
Full List of Documents for Submission
Before an applicant can be cleared for admissions and enrollment, the following original documents must be submitted to the Admissions Office:
a. Academic Records duly signed by the Principal certifying eligibility for transfer to the next grade level (for those with the previous schooling)
b. Signed Data Privacy Consent Form
c. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) issued birth certificate.
d. Baptismal Certificate (for Catholic Applicants)
e. Accomplished SSC Recommendation Form from Principal/Class Adviser. The form must be emailed directly by the Class Adviser to the Admissions Office through this email address: email@example.com. You may download the form through this link and send it to the recommender: http://bit.ly/SSCMNLPrincipalAdviserRecommendation.
f. Accomplished SSC Recommendation Form from Guidance Counselor The form must be emailed directly by the Guidance Counselor to the Admissions Office through this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may download the form through this link and send to the recommender: http://bit.ly/SSCMNLGSCounselorRecommendation
g. Accomplished STUDENT HEALTH RECORD FORM.
Please take note that once the Admissions Office accepts these requirements, these will no longer be returned to the applicant.
Additional Requirements and Application Fees for Foreign Students and Applicants with Dual Citizenship
For Foreign Applicants and those with Dual Citizenship, aside from the initial documents needed for registration, there will be additional documentary requirements for initial evaluation. Below are the said documents which must be submitted in CLEAR digitally scanned format:
For Foreign Applicants:
1. Your original authenticated academic records (report cards/transcript of records)
Kindly ensure that your academic records (report cards/transcript of records) have been authenticated by the Office of the Philippine Embassy/ Office of the Consular Official in the country which has jurisdiction over the issuing school. All documents must have the English translation of the entries, particularly the name of the student, subjects (with descriptions), grades, and grade level.
Note: Applicants whose documents have not been authenticated by the Philippine Embassy of the issuing school or country of origin may go to the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines to have the said documents validated.
2. Passport, particularly the bio-page and page/s where stamps of the latest departure and arrival in the country is found.
3. Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR-I-Card)
4. Documents for the issuance of Special Study Permit (SSP)
Though the initial copies may be submitted in digital format, you will be required to present the original documents for verification purposes before you are cleared for enrolment in the event of successful admission to SSC Manila. All foreign applicants must pay the application fee of USD 20 as well as the one-time
Foreign Student’s Fee of USD 500 at the Business Office upon enrollment.
For those with Dual Citizenship:
Please submit a photocopy of the Philippine Passport and the Certificate of Recognition as a Filipino Citizen.
Status of Admission
Results of the application are released THREE (3) to FIVE (5) working days upon completion of online registration and submission of requirements for evaluation with include the accomplished SSC Recommendation Forms from the Class Adviser and Guidance Counselor.
Once your child’s application has been approved, a Letter of Acceptance will be sent to you via email. Together with this letter are detailed instructions on payment of the confirmation fee and a list of requirements for submission before the clearance for enrolment is given.
Take note that full admission to the grade/course/level will be given only after the submission and evaluation of the other requirements. SSC Manila reserves the right to refuse admission based on the standards set by the School.
Applicants are required to submit their Original Report Card together with the other documents mentioned above prior to the enrollment scheduled in May or June.
Important Reminders on Reservation of Slots for Enrollment
An applicant who is interested to enroll in SSC Manila must submit her/his Reply Slip attached to the Acceptance Letter received from the Admissions Office soon after receipt of the said status letter. The information provided on the reply slip submitted would serve as the basis for recording the applicant’s name under the level she is accepted in.
Kindly be advised that a slot will only be reserved for the accepted applicant upon payment of the Confirmation Fee. Full admissions will only be declared after submission of the ORIGINAL report card or transfer credential (for transferees).