February 22, 2023

Ateneo Grade School: An All-Boys School Providing a Jesuit Education in QC

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  • Updated February 22, 2023

    Ateneo de Manila Grade School or Ateneo Grade School (AGS) covers the pre-school, lower primary and upper primary years of Ateneo de Manila University Basic Education. The exclusive Catholic school for boys has been open since 1859.

    It has programs based on Jesuit education with a philosophy of being “persons for others.” Its strategically located school buildings and facilities in Quezon City provide a safe and peaceful atmosphere for its students.

    AGS provides a well-balanced education that nurtures its students to be academically competent. At the same time, AGS focuses on forming the Christian values of the youth to become leaders in the service of God. The school follows the K-12 curriculum which is being implemented in the Philippines.

    The Ateneo Grade School has six grade levels that cover Grade 1 to Grade 6. In addition to this is a kindergarten level that completes the Ateneo de Manila K-12 Basic Education continuum. The core of its academic program is the Christian Life Education (CLE) which aims to develop a deeper understanding of the word of God. The academic program is balanced with co-curricular and formation activities that aim to develop a well-rounded child growing in Christ-centeredness, competence, commitment, compassion, and conscience.

    School Details:

    Address: Katipunan Ave., Loyola Heights, Quezon City
    Contact Numbers: 02-8426-6001 loc. 7101, 7102, 7103 ext 7117 
    Website: ateneo.edu/grade-school
    Annual Tuition Fee: Undisclosed; to be discussed with parents upon inquiry
    Target Age Range: 5 years old and above
    Levels Offered: Kinder to Grade 6
    Class Hours: Vary per level
    Admission Requirements for applicants born in the Philippines: NSO copy of Birth Certificate, copy of report card (Grade 1 to 6), understanding of English, and basic Filipino
    Admission Requirements for foreign students: Alien Certificate of Residence, Special Study Permit, passport, visa, understanding of English, and basic Filipino
    Student Population: 3,000
    Offers Trial Classes: No
    Extracurricular Activities: Club Activities, Field Trips, Family Events, Grade Level Outreach Activities
    School Bus Service: Yes
    Uniforms: Yes
    Allows Late or Mid-Term Enrollment: No

    This also appeared in Philippine Primer Japanese magazine’s February 2019 issue. 
    Images grabbed from Ateneo Grade School website.

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