UP High School Cebu now accepts Grade 7 applicants [updated schedule]

February 27, 2014 – Last day for filing of HSAT application
February 28, 2014 – Giving out of test permits

Submission of requirements and filling out of application forms are done from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. only, from Monday to Friday

March 1, 2014 – HSAT (High School Admission Test)


To qualify for the HSAT, an applicant must:

1. be an elementary school graduate by March 2014;
2. not have previously studied in another high school;
3. have an average grade of 85% or better in Math, Science, English/Reading, Civics/Social Studies, and Filipino subjects at the time of filing of application;
4. have a conduct grade of B or its equivalent; and
5. come from a family whose annual gross income is P250,000.00 or less.

Supporting Documents Required

1. Two (2) copies of RECENT 2 x 2 colored or black and white photo with the applicant’s full name written at the back;
2. A certified true copy of grades (signed by the Principal or the Adviser) of the latest grading period (NOTE: A photocopy without the original signature of the Principal or the Adviser will not be honored.);
3. A copy of the annual BIR Income Tax Returns or W-2 of the latest year (2012) for both parents/ single parent;
4. A certification of “No fixed income” from the BIR, if one parent or both parents are not working;
5. A copy of the business tax of the latest year (2012) for those engaged in business;
6. A copy of the contract for OFW parents; and
7. A clear vicinity sketch or map of the applicant’s residence

Steps in the Application Process

1. The applicant, together with his/her parent, submits the following to the receiving clerks (Norren or Alice):
a. complete documents;
b. long folder; and
c. fastener
Note: Applicants who are not accompanied by his/her parent/parents will not be entertained.
2. The applicant fills out the HSAT Application Form.
3. A faculty member then a) checks if the application form is properly filled out, b) interviews the applicant, and c) interviews the accompanying parent/guardian.
4. The accompanying parent signs the sworn statement on the HSAT Application Form.

IMPORTANT: UP High School Cebu may refuse acceptance of incomplete documents or improperly filled out forms. Also, it reserves the right to perform a social investigation (SI), if needed, to verify the accuracy and veracity of the information submitted by the applicant.


An application fee of two hundred pesos (P200.00) must be paid by the applicant.