Historical Background -

Historical Background


Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) was founded in 1990 as Southville International School (SIS) in a simple single-story building (Elizalde Campus) meeting the basic requirements of the Department of Education, Culture, and Sports (DECS). With two students and five teachers, SISC was initially recognized as a “Special School for the Intellectually Gifted.”

SISC graduates have an excellent track record in gaining acceptance into top local and foreign universities. This long-standing tradition was started by the first two enrollees who studied Kinder up to High School at SISC. Both students eventually graduated with honors from top world-ranked universities in England.

Grounded by its commitment to global excellence, Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) has no centuries of existence to take pride in as yet but its remarkable achievements speak of how it is now and in the years to come. SISC’s strength largely lies in academics most notably in the excellent passing rate of its courses with licensure exams, community service, innovative programs, and internationally-benchmarked curricula that have proven responsive to the needs of the students, and the community, and the industry.

Among the school’s numerous accreditations and recognitions are:

• Internationally Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (W.A.S.C.-USA) (K-12)
• ISO 9001-2008 Certified
• International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Authorized World School (Geneva, Switzerland)
• Recognized by the Department of Education as a “School of the Future”
• Recognized as a school of International Character through the promulgation of Philippine Republic Act 9493


From offering preschool at the Elizalde campus in 1990, SISC eventually expanded to offer lower (grade) school, upper (high) school, International Baccalaureate Degree program, and college degree courses. Presently, SISC has five campuses: the Elizalde Campus which offers Nursery to Grade 2 and I.N.N.O.V.E. Education Solutions, the Munich Campus which houses Nursery to Grade 5 students, the Luxembourg Campus which houses Grades 6 to Grade 11 students, Luxembourg CAA Campus for the College students and the Tropical Campus which houses Grade 12 and IB, some college classes, the Scholastic Reading Center, The Capital Market, and Entrepreneurship Center, the Taylor Training Center, the I.N.N.O.V.E classes and other function rooms.

SISC College Division offers the following degree courses:

• AB Communications
• AB Multi-Media Arts
• BS Accountancy
• BS Business Administration Major in:

-Financial Management
-Human Resource Management
-Marketing Management

• BS Entrepreneurship
• BS Information Technology
• BS Nursing
• BS Psychology
• BS Tourism
• Bachelor of Elementary Education with specialization in Special Education (SpEd)

Double Degree Courses:
• BSBA Marketing Management with BS Entrepreneurship
• BSBA Human Resource Management with BS Psychology

SISC Graduate School offers the following degree courses:

• Master in Business Administration (MBA)
• Master of Arts in Psychology (MAP)
• Master in Information Technology (MIP)

Go to the ACADEMICS section for the complete information.