Makati Science High School

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Makati Science High School
Makati Science High School Logo
Address
Kalayaan Avenue, Barangay Cembo

City of Makati
,
Metropolitan Manila

Philippines
Information
TypeScience High School
Established1986 (as Makati West High School)
1994 (renamed to Makati Science High School)[1]
PrincipalMrs. Eden F. Samadan[2]
Grades7 to 12
Number of students1300+
Medium of languageFilipino, English
AffiliationsDepEd, DepEd-NCR, Division of City Schools of Makati
Website

The Makati Science High School (Makati Science, formal or MakSci, informal) is a public secondary school located in Kalayaan Avenue, Cembo, Makati City. The school implemented the K-12 system last 2016 and offers the Science and Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Strand for Senior High School. Mrs. Eden F. Samadan is currently serving as principal of the school since 2018.

The school was founded as Makati West High School on June 16, 1986 in Mayapis Street, Brgy. San Antonio with the help of former mayor Jejomar Binay in order to address the need of elementary graduates of the first legislative districts of Makati.[3] In its inauguration it was only the third public secondary school in the city, coming after Makati High School (1968) and Fort Bonifacio High School (1947). The school was re-christened as the Makati Science High School in 1994 and relocated to Osias Street, Brgy. Poblacion in 1997.[4] In 2014, it was moved to its current location in Cembo.[5]

The current building of the school was subject to controversy after it was involved in a graft case against then-vice president Jejomar Binay and then-mayor Junjun Binay, who are father and son. The structure was said to have cost 1.1 billion Philippine Pesos, when it should have only been worth 470 million Philippine Pesos.[6]

Admission and Retention Program[edit]

Incoming students will take the entrance exam provided that they are a member of the graduating class of the current school year with no grades lower than 85% in Math, Science, and English and 83% on other subjects during the current school year. 70% of the admission will come from the Exam and 30% will come from the interview.

The school has a retention program, students are required to have an average of 85% on Math, Science, and English subjects and Add-on subjects and 83% on other subjects and have a general average of 85% and higher. Failure to meet this requirements can result for the student to be on probationary status or disqualification to enroll for the next school year.

Publications[edit]

  • Ang Kadluan - The official Filipino publication of Makati Science High School.
  • The MSHS Vision - The official English publication of Makati Science High School.

Clubs and Organizations[edit]

  • Supreme Student Government Organization (SSG)
  • Science Department
    • Sci-Tech
    • Youth for Environment Schools Organization (YES-O)
  • Mathematics Department
    • Mathematics Society (Math-Soc)
  • English Department
    • English Club
    • Book Lovers Club
    • MSHS Vision
  • Filipino Department
    • KaFil
    • ILUSYON
    • Ang Kadluan
  • Values Department
    • Values Club
  • Social Studies Department
    • Supreme Student Government
    • Miktinig
  • Hi-Y
  • Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health (MAPEH) Department
    • MSHS Chorale
    • Red Cross Youth
  • Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) Department
    • ITCG
  • Foreign Language
    • Nihongo Club
    • Mandarin Club

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://makatiscience.edu.ph/old_website/html/history.htm
  2. ^ http://makatiscience.edu.ph/propindex.html
  3. ^ "Makati Science High School Official Website". makatiscience.edu.ph. Retrieved 2019-12-01.
  4. ^ "Makati Science High School Official Website". makatiscience.edu.ph. Retrieved 2019-12-01.
  5. ^ Bueza, Michael. "FAST FACTS: Makati Science High School". Rappler. Retrieved 2019-12-01.
  6. ^ Bueza, Michael. "FAST FACTS: Makati Science High School". Rappler. Retrieved 2019-12-01.

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