DepEd: 89 schools to hike fees

Subscribe Now May 31, 2011 at 11:51pm

FORTY-nine private elementary schools and 40 private high schools have applied for tuition increase in Davao City with one elementary school set to increase tuition by 50 percent, the Department of Education (DepEd) here said. Corazon Sabio of DepEd said that the deadline for the submission of application for tuition increase was last May 15, thus the increase have already been approved.

The lone school that has applied for a 50 percent increase in tuition is the Anthony and Mark Cavanis Elementary School in Tibungco.

Elementary schools that increased their tuition by 10 percent for school year 2011-2012 are: Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School-Calinan, Progressive Learning & Development Center Inc., St. Francis Xavier Learning Center, Bright Angels of Tomorrow Academy, Fr. Justin Russolillo School of Davao, Philippine Academy of Sakya (Grades 1-5 only), Holy Cross of Davao College Calinan, Stella Maris Academy, Shepherd My Lambs Christian College, Jose Maria College-Catitipan, Holy Cross of Davao College, Brokenshire College Toril Davao Inc., Bright Wonders Preschool and Learning Center, Harvest House Lifegiver Learning Center, Davao Christian High School, Agro-Industrial Foundation College of the Philippines, Davao Holy Trinity Academy, San Lorenzo College of Davao.

The rest that have applied for increases are: St. Paul College Pasay-Davao Campus, all branches of Holy Child School of Davao, Philippine Women's College of Davao, Holy Spirit Academy of Calinan, Child of God Learning Center, UCCP Matina Learning Center Inc., Mindanao Christian Foundation College Seminary, Doña Pilar Learning Center, St. Mary's Initial Learning Experience, Davao Central High School, Lifestream International College, Ateneo de Davao University, The Lamb of God Shepherd, Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School-Davao, University of Davao-Elementary main, Colegio de San Ignacio, Rizal Memorial Colleges, International Christian School, Davao Jones Academy, Paaralang Kaunlaran ng Nayong DDF, all Davao Christian Learning Center for Beginner Inc., Assuption College of Davao, Rizal Special Eductaion Learning Centers Inc., and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Inc.

Only Holy Cross of Mintal did not increase its tuition although it charged additional miscellaneous fees.

The high schools that increased tuition but not other fees are: Assumption College of Davao, Brokenshire College- Madapo, Holy Child Chool of Davao-Buhangin, Jacinto and Toril campuses.

Those that increase both tuition and other fees are: New Ilang Achievers Academy, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Inc., General Baptist Bible College, Philippine Academy of Sakya, Rizal Special Education Learning, Lamb of God Special Education, Holy Cross College of Sasa-Calinan and Agdao campuses, Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School, Ateneo de Davao University, Jose Maria College, Stella Maris Academy, Rizal Memorial Colleges-Regular and Sunday classes, Colegio de San Ignacio, Holy Cross of Davao College, UM Main and Tibungco, Davao Central High School, Holy Cross of Bunawan, Davao Jones-Regular classes, Davao Christian High School, Agro-Industrial Foundation College of the Philippines, San Lorenzo College of Davao, St. Paul College of Pasig-Davao, International Christian School, Lifestream International College, Mindanao Christian Foundation College, Philippine Women’s College, Holy Child School of Davao-Mintal, Southern Philippine Polytechnic, and Emar Human & Environmental College Regular Class.

Source: sunstar.com.ph



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