Quezon City Science High School

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Quezon City Science High School
(Regional Science High School for NCR)
Mataas na Paaralang Pang-Agham ng Lungsod Quezon
Regionalium Scientia Alta Schola
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Instituto Regional de Ciencia
Lycée la Science de la ville Quezon
NCR Regional Science High School
Location
Quezon City, Metro Manila
 Philippines
Information
Type Public Special Regional Science High School
Motto Scientia et virtus
Established 1967
School code 305329[1]
Principal Edna Bañaga
Grades 7 to 12
Language English, Filipino, Spanish, French
Campus Golden Acres Rd. cor Misamis St. Brgy. Bago Bantay, Quezon City
Color(s) Blue and White         
Nickname QueSci, Kisay, Scientia, Xientia, RegSci
Affiliations Division of City Schools - Quezon City
Regional Science High School Union

Quezon City Science High School (or to its students QueSci or Kisay) is the Regional Science High School for the National Capital Region. It is the premier science high school of Quezon City, and is regarded as one of the prestigious sciences triumvirate of the Republic of the Philippines along with the Philippine Science High School and Manila Science High School. It is located at Bago-Bantay, Quezon City, Philippines. Founded in 1967, it was appointed as the Regional Science High School for the National Capital Region since 1998.

It holds the distinction as one of the national leaders in the field of Mathematics competitions, being among the country's most consistent schools in terms of its performance in the DepEd-sponsored MTAP contests the past decades. In 2004, it shot to international acclaim when a group of its student-researchers received the fourth Grand Award in the Intel International Science and Engineering fair held in Portland, Oregon.[2]

Controversy[edit]

In 2013, a complaint affidavit was filed against Dr. Zenaida Sadsad. The affidavit includes the issues of: 1) accepting student applicants who did not actually meet the grade requirement of QCSHS. 2) openly endorsing Brainworks/Brainchamps Tutorial Learning Center to QCSHS student applicants, with the assurance of guaranteed admission slot in the school. The center boasts of 100% passing rate to the said science high school. 3) leaking out periodical test questions to said tutorial center. 4) threatening teachers who are spreading the issue of the test leakage with a libel suit and removal from service.[3] Dr. Sadsad was temporarily moved to another school on the months of January to March 2010.[4] She resumed office on April until her permanent transfer on September 30, 2013.[5]

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