University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo

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University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo
UP High School in Iloilo
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UPHSI logo
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Motto Honor and Excellence
Established June 1908 (system)
July 1947 (high school)
Type Public high school
President Alfredo E. Pascual, MBA
Principal Prof. Rosario L. Dumagpi
Location Philippines Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines
Colors UP colors.svg U.P. Maroon and U.P. Forest Green
Nickname Fighting Maroons
Mascot U.P. Oblation
Website www.upv.edu.ph

The University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo, also known as UP High School in Iloilo or simply UPHSI, is one of the four high school departments under the University of the Philippines System. The three other units are the UP Integrated School (UP Diliman), UP Rural High School (UP Los Baños), and UP Cebu High School (UP Cebu College).

UP High School in Iloilo was established on July 1947 as a lower division for junior and senior year levels under the wing of the University of the Philippines Iloilo College (UPIC). By 1954, UPIC was upgraded as a full-fledged college and all year levels for the high school department were finally offered. It is an experimental laboratory of the College of Arts and Sciences that provides innovative teaching strategies and academic training as groundwork for admission to the undergraduate programs of the University of the Philippines. It is under the Division of Professional Education of UP Visayas and located within the UP Iloilo City campus.

The high school is designed for the underprivileged but talented and intellectually gifted students of the Iloilo. In accordance with the UP Policy for Democratization of Admission, the incoming Grade 7 students belonging to the low-income earning bracket of UP High School in Iloilo can be granted access to subsidized education through the Socialized Tuition and Financial Assistance Program (STFAP) of the UP system.

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