Frequently Asked Questions
HOW MUCH IS MY CHILD'S TUITION?
You may request for tuition information by filling out this form. Please expect a school representative to contact you thereafter. S/he will set a brief meeting to discuss the school programs with you after which the tuition information shall be presented.
DO YOU OFFER INSTALLMENT PROGRAMS?
Yes we do accept payment on instalment by quarterly or monthly remittances. These however are slightly more expensive and must be secured by post dated checks. These terms are flexible and we are open to any arrangement that is more convenient to you.
ARE THERE OTHER CHARGES?
Yes, the tuition does not include books, uniform plus other fees related to graduating students (Graduation fee, Graduation Picture, Yearbook etc).
Here are some other fees that may be collected but not compulsory to participate:
1. Recollection/ Retreat
2. Outbound Education / Fieldtrips
3. Year-end Ball
As a matter of security always transact your business with the accounting office. Teachers are not allowed to collect any amount of money without the consent of the accounting office.
DO YOU OFFER SCHOLARSHIP?
For SY 2021-2022, we have re-opened the provision of Academic Scholarships for incoming Grade 7 and at the same time included scholarships for incoming Grade 11. The following are the basic requirements:
JHS Academic Scholarship -Open to all incoming grade 7 students who can fulfill the following conditions.
·Top 1-3 of the batch with at least 30 students graduating class as certified by the school principal and Grade 6 General Weighted Average of at least 94% for Top1, 93% for Top 2, and 91% for top 3.
Passed the Principal's interview
Letter of Recommendation (School Form)
Certificate of Honor Graduate with Ranking
Scholarship to be granted will be as follows: Top 1 - 100% on tuition; Top 2 - 50% on tuition; Top 3 -25% on tuition fee.
To maintain the scholarship for subsequent years (G8-10), the student must obtain the following honors: With the highest honor, 100%; With high honors, 50%; with honors, 25%. However, it must be noted that the highest scholarship to be granted in the subsequent years will not surpass the scholarship provided on his/her first year in CSSM. For example, she was granted a Top 2 scholarship or 50% discount on tuition upon entry into grade seven, if after the school year she was able to attain with highest honors, the maximum scholarship to be granted will only be retained at 50%.
SHS Academic Scholarship - this is actually a partial scholarship and can only be granted to voucher holders. The conditions for acceptance into this scholarship will the be same for the JHS. "No top-up to be required for top 1" grade 10 completers.
We shall provide partial (50%) varsity scholarships (Basketball boys and volleyball girls) for students with a general average of 85% the previous school year. This however does not disqualify any student from joining the varsity but no scholarship will be granted.
Students whose general average is 80% and below MAY NOT JOIN THE VARSITY.
We also provide ESC scholarships to incoming Grade 7 students and transferees to Grades 8-10 from schools offering ESC.
The Educational Service Contracting scheme or ESC is a program provided for by Republic Act 8545 (amending R.A. 6728), or the “Expanded Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education, or GASTPE whose main objective was to decongest public secondary schools by “contracting” the excess capacities of private high schools through the provision of subsidies for students who, otherwise, would have gone to the public high schools.
Interested parties must submit a letter of application stating their interest in taking part in the program and must show proof of financial incapability. Approved grantees will be given a discount of Php 8,000 (approximation) for the year and in the subsequent years up to grade 10.
Basic Requirements for the ESC (Education Service Contracting) for incoming Grade 7
Accomplished application form (ESC Form 1)
Recent Identical 2x2 ID photos (2 copies)
PSA Certified Birth Certificate
Photocopy of Grade 6 Report Card
Certificate of Employment (if parent/guardian is employed)
Latest Income Tax Return for the previous year or Certificate of Tax Exemption or Municipal Certification of Unemployment of Parents/Legal Guardian.
Grade 6 Final Grade Average of 82% or higher
Approval is subject to availability and financial capability of the parents/legal guardian.
DO YOU ACCEPT PEAC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL?
Yes we do. Both for private and public schools. Please visit the PEAC Voucher Program Site for more information.
WHAT OTHER SPECIAL OFFERS CAN YOU PROVIDE MY CHILD?
Discounts are privileges we sometimes offer to our students. For this INCOMING school year they are as follows:
1. Sibling discounts : Discounts awarded to siblings applicable to all levels, old and new students
2.. Honor Discounts : Discounts awarded to students of CSSM who received and annual award. Applicable to old students from grades 2 to 10.
3. Referral Program : Program made available to everyone and does not require any individual to have a child enrolled in CSSM. There is no limit to the number of persons you can refer provided that the "new student" is not a sibling of a current student or alumni of CSSM. Parents of CSSM students are automatically eligible to be part of the referral program. Non-CSSM members must register by sending a letter of intent to firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Alumni Discounts: Discounts given to children of alumni.
WHAT DO I DO IN CASE I ENCOUNTER AN UNFORESEEABLE INCIDENT WHICH PREVENTS ME FROM PAYING MY TUITION ON TIME?
Tuition is the lifeblood of our school. It is what keeps us running and allows the delivery of quality education to your child. Therefore it is very important that timely remittance of payments strongly observed. This is the reason for the need to have a post dated check so that we will not bother you any more about reminders, etc.
However, in the event that you are not able to meet your obligation on time, it is imperative that you communicate with us this matter so we may find an amicable solution together. You may need to issue a promissory note in this regard which we will bind you to commit to the aforementioned agreement.
ARE THERE PENALTIES FOR LATE PAYMENTS?
Yes. A 2% per month penalty for delayed tuition payment. For quarterly payments, it will be 2% of actual remaining balance.
In the event that payment of tuition has not been collected within reasonable time, the account will be forwarded to a collection agency who will secure payment on our behalf. Collection agency fee is around 25% of total outstanding account receivables. Once forwarded, it can no longer be withdrawn.