Rethinking the Screening Process

AlSci implements new entrance exam scheme

Alabel National Science High School (AlSci), the Regional Science High School for Region XII implements this year a new scheme in the screening process for the incoming freshmen of school year 2012-2013.

entrance exam

With the goal of reaching out to more schools, the AlSci Faculty and Staff will be visiting the different districts of Sarangani and the different divisions in Region XII to administer the entrance exam.

Application forms are now being sent to the different schools and the deadline for the submission of application forms is on December 2.

The entrance examinations will begin on December 6 in the different schools identified as testing centers.

December 6, 2011


Glan Central Elementary School
Pangyan Central Elementary School
Glan Padidu Elementary School


Malapatan Central Elementary School
Lun Padidu Elementary School


December 7, 2011


Malalag Central Elementary School
Pangi Elementary School
Kiamba Elementary School
Lomoyon Elementary School


Maasim Elementary School
Rogaya Bajunaid Elementary School

December 8, 2011


Malungon Central Elementary School
Malandag Central Elementary School
Banate Elementary School


Alabel National Science High School
Alegria Central Elementary School

There screening process will still be done in three phases: 2 written examinations and an interview together with the parents.

Grade six pupils who belong to the upper 10% of the graduating batch are qualified to take the exam.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • duly accomplished application form
  • certification from the principal that the applicant:

a) belongs to the upper 10% of the graduating batch (Grade VI SY 2011-2012);
b) is healthy;
c) possesses good moral character;
d) have grades of at least 85% in English, Science, and Mathematics for the 1st and 2nd grading period (photocopy of card); and
e) is not more than 15 years old in June 2012.


All applications must be filed and submitted to Alabel National Science High School, Alabel, Sarangani Province, or to OIC/ASDS Evangeline I. Pacumba of Sarangani Division Office.

The school will no longer collect an examination fee.

Keep posted for the detailed schedule and list of requirements. Contact (083) 508-2228 for inquiries.

Ariel Lalisan

Ariel Lalisan

Ariel Lalisan is a physics teacher at Alabel National Science High School. He is an advocate of constructivism approach in education. He employs active learning and independent learning in his lessons, and, of course, a lot of technology integration. His goal is to produce students who can solve problems on their own using the concepts they learn in the classroom. Ariel Lalisan is a Google Certified Innovator (Google Teachers Academy Southeast Asia 2014) and a community leader at Google Educator Group Sarangani. He is a co-founder of SoCCSKSarGen and he won the Globe Media Excellence Blogger of the Year Award in 2015.

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