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Southville International School and Colleges is recognized nationally and globally in the delivery of international education to develop lifelong learners, excellent in academics and values, and movers of society who will make a difference in the 21st century.



SISC is committed to develop lifelong learners who are equipped with the 5Cs (Competence, Character, Collaboration, Commitment to Achieve, Creativity) through data-driven and technology-enhanced educational programs to ensure student success in the 21st century

Who we are

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) is the only international school in the Philippines offering a complete array of educational programs officially recognized as an educational institution of international character based on the Republic Act (R.A.) No. 9493. Propelled by its main thrust of providing the highest quality standards of education to learners, SISC keeps in constant pursuit of excellence in instructional-related matters, research, and community services. SISC delivers excellent grade school, high school, IB and college education and is one of the leaders in the Philippines.

Among the many reasons why students choose to study in SISC besides its complete educational offerings are its internationally-benchmarked curricula and learner needs-responsive programs that facilitate the students’ adjustment to their new environment. In fact, students from non-English speaking countries in Asia choose to enroll in the International Baccalaureate Program of SISC not just because of the comparatively lower school fees but because it is managed by a team of competent educators who have been trained in various parts of the world to ensure that the culture of each person is kept in SISC’s community of cultural diversity while acquiring excellent academic education.

As one of the top international schools in Manila, SISC employs innovative and internationally-benchmarked curricular offerings in College taking into account crucial factors in the job market to prepare all types of learners of various nationalities and cultures for global competitiveness. The astute academic and character building programs in all levels including high school, grade school and preschool make it facile for the students to successfully hurdle all school requirements including social and environmental adjustment anywhere in the world.

Furthermore, the curricula in College, High School, Grade School, and Preschool are supported by various special academic achievement enhancement programs such as English as Second Language (ESL), Tutorials, and the INNOVE which allows students to finish their curricular programs on-line or on mixed-mode media. (More of this in the Academic Section)

Why we’re a top school?

Southville International School and Colleges formerly Southville International School (SIS) is one of the top schools in the Philippines, a community of learners, achievers and movers of society. The K-12 program is internationally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), USA.

International Basic Education

SISC uses an international-based curriculum. For preschool to high school, the curriculum is mainly based on the updated Common Core and British curricula. SISC also offers international K-12 curricular programs that integrates the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme offered with the same rigorous standards in 120 countries.

College Programs

SISC College Division prepares its graduates to be competent, ethical, and globally competitive through an industry – relevant, technology-driven curriculum and competent faculty steeped in industry experience within a safe and caring environment.

Learn more about our college programs

Multi-dimensional Curriculum

While academic rigor is emphasized, success in  work and life require other dimensions. Courses on leadership, achievement drive, EQ, interpersonal  sensitivity, values on ethics, integrity, global citizenship and nationalism are likewise emphasized.

International Affiliations

Apart from being W.A.S.C. accredited, SISC has been recognized as a School of the Future by the Department of Education of the Philippines, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Authorized World School and an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2000 certified.

Learn more about our International Affiliations and Certifications