Caloocan City Science High School

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Caloocan City Science High School
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|Caloocan City Science High School | |Mataas na Paaralang Pang-Agham ng Lungsod ng Caloocan | |[pic] | |"Excellence is my Lifestyle" | |Location | |P. Sevilla St. Corner, 10th avenue | |Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines | |Information | |Type |Public, Science High School | |Established |1998 | |Principal |Mr. Luisito C. Orma | |Campus |Urban area | |Newspaper |The Cell, Ang Sihay |

Caloocan City Science High School (CCSHS or CalSci), is a public secondary science school in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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Caloocan City Science High School stands behind the Division Office along 10th. Avenue Caloocan City corner P. Sevilla Street in Grace Park. The school came into existence through the efforts of Dr. Victoria Q. Fuentes, the Schools Division Superintendent then the benevolence of the City Mayor, the Honorable City Mayor Reynaldo O. Malonzo, who saw the need for a Science High School that would cater to the poor but talented students of the city. On June 1, 1998, the dream of the City mayor and the Schools Division Superintendent became a reality when the 360 students of the DOST Special Science Classes from the Caloocan High School were housed on a newly renovated Sangguniang Panglungsod, a 3-storey building at the back of the Division Office. The building has eight academic rooms, a library, stockroom two computer rooms, a small guidance office, an Audio Visual Room where programs are held, the Office of the Principal and a Faculty room. On October 23, 1998, the Caloocan City Science High School was inaugurated with the Honorable City Mayor Reynaldo O. Malonzo and Dr. Victoria Q. Fuentes as principal sponsors, the visionaries of CCSHS. On September of the same year, upon the promotion to Assistant Schools Division Superintendent of Mrs. Lourdes Faustino, the newly appointed Principal Mrs. Esmilita P. Ulangca and Ms. Maria Paz Marcelo, the designated Assistant to the Principal, promulgated the guidelines for the admission of freshmen to CCSHS. Thereafter, a selection test was administered to incoming first year students. To qualify for admission, the applicants should pass the examination, which consists of proficiency tests in English, Science and Mathematics and Logical Reasoning for the first round, and an interview for the second round. A 60-40% aggregate score of the examinee decides their admission to school. Through the local school board funding, the school was able to acquire science equipment and 50 computers with printers. In 2000 the school ranked first in the Division of Caloocan, sixth in the National Capital Region, and fourteen in the National Level in the 2000 National Secondary Aptitude test. In July 2000 the school established its autonomous Student Government with Ms. Mary Jane Toledana as the first president and Mr. Ferdinand A....
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