The Philippine Science High School (PSHS) was established by the Republic Act (RA) 3661, also known as the PSHS Charter, which was signed into law in 1964 by President Diosdado Macapagal. This charter mandates the PSHS to a secondary course with emphasis on subjects pertaining to service offered on a free scholarship basis with the end in view of preparing its students for a science career.


We are the leading science high school in the Asia-Pacific region preparing our scholars to become globally competitive Filipino scientists equipped with- 21st century skills and imbued with the core values of Integrity, Excellence, and Service to nation.


Advancing premier high school STEM education for the people.



Future-proof education means that the PSHS curriculum offerings will be enriched and soundly based on the science of learning and evidence based research. We nee to embrace further technology and digital transformation. We need to rethink instructional delivery and assessment. The pandemic demands a hybrid approach to education. Future-proof education also demands that PSHS teaches students analytical skills and develop their creativity to cope with the new ways of living, thinking, learning, working, and building communities through science, technology, and innovation in the digital era.

Optimum human resource development aims to help build career paths for people and solve problems that arise within the organization, moving from compliance to leadership.

Reengineering administrative processes targets to improve PSHS organizational performance by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of processes that exist across the organization.

World-class outputs based on well-defined standards challenges PSHS to advance its own level of quality measurement based on prominent model of comparative measurement which can be objectively used in making judgement.

Accessible intellectual property through appropriate use for public good or for economic value means bringing the intellectual property outputs of PSHS to the public for community utilization.

Recognizable brand of STEM education upholds the PSHS niche in terms of quality and variety of academic offerings.

Deepening of socio-emotional skills advocates development of crucial and emotional life skills among PSHS students, teachers, and leaders by establishing a more caring school environment and climate.



The main purpose of the PSHS education is to develop the full potential and unique giftedness of its scholars. The PSHS special science curriculum instills a passion for learning in the scholars and inspires them to choose careers in science and technology in order to contribute to national development. The PSHS is most effective in a globally-competitive environment characterized by all-around performance excellence, a dynamic and collaborative leadership, outstanding facilities, resources and support alliances, and an unswerving commitment of service to the nation and to one another.