Saint Bernadette College of Alabang

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Saint Bernadette College of Alabang
SBCA logo1.jpg
Km.23.6 East Service Road, Alabang
National Capital Region
Muntinlupa City, PhilippinesPhilippines
Motto Respect, Responsibility, Service to Humanity, Love for God
Patron saint(s) St. Bernadette
Founded 1983 (1983)
Status Open
President Dr. Felicitas C. Rabonza
Dean Dr. Herminia Mangussad
VP for Academics and Administration Mrs. Flordeliza R. deGuzman
K-12 Principal Ms. Carmelita Rongavilla
Registrar Ms. Ma. Rosario C. Rabonza
Chief Information Officer Mr. Romualdo C. Rabonza
Comptroller Mr. Antonio N. Rabonza
Grades K to 12 & College
Language English, Tagalog
Color(s) red and white
Song Saint Bernadette Hymn
Sports Basketball, volleyball, tennis, chess
Mascot Fighting Griffins

Saint Bernadette College of Alabang is an academic institution in Muntinlupa City, Philippines, that offers pre-school, elementary, high school, and college programs.[1]

College Building

It provides education to the youth of Alabang and neighboring cities. Gertrudes-Vivo Carlos provided inspiration to Dr. Felicitas Carlos-Rabonza and spouse Mr. Antonio N. Rabonza to establish the institution.


Aware of the need for more schools in Alabang, Dr. Felicitas Carlos-Rabonza - the Directress/President of SBCA, made a commitment to make use of her property to build a school. It measures 2,189 sq.m., and another lot adjacent to the site is also available for future expansion. The vacant lot has an area of additional 3,311 sq.m. The property is parallel to the South Superhighway, near the Alabang rotonda.

The school was established in 1983, in a small renovated garage, with one small classroom for the use of ninety-one students enlisted in the Nursery, Kindgarten and Preparatory levels. Mrs. Josefina A. Beltran was the founding principal of Bernadette School for Children and Dr. Herminia C. Mangussad, the founding DECS Private School Supervisor. Since then, additional grade levels had been added each year. In June 18, 1985, The Preschool and Elementary School were recognized by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports.

In 1987-1988, the school started to offer Secondary Education Program. In the same curriculum year, the name Bernadette School for Children was changed to Saint Bernadette School of Alabang. In December 1989, the Elementary level was recognized by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports. School Year 1990-1991 marks the completion of the Pre-school, Elementary and High School Departments.

School year 1996-1997 marks another milestone for the institution with the opening of the College Department.[1] Hence the name Saint Bernadette School of Alabang was changed to Saint Bernadette College of Alabang.

School hymn[edit]

"Saint Bernadette Hymn" is the official school hymn of Saint Bernadette College of Alabang. The lyrics and composition are by Ma. Flordeliza C. Rabonza and Rick Calsado of University of the Philippines Conservatory of Music. It was arranged by Emmanuel Bacarra on July 3, 1998.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Hon. Vergel C. Ulanday, District II Councilor, Muntinlupa City [3]
  • Engr. Lambert Ian Montalbo, Topnotcher, 7th Place Civil Engineering Board Exam [4]
  • Mr. Marlon M. Morales, NCII Instructor/Assessor, De La Salle Santiago Zobel [5]
  • Mr. Eduardo A. Magana, Software & Web Developer, IT Manager [6]
  • Mr. Paul Sy, (HS) TV Celebrity, Host & Actor [7]