SCHOOL POLICIES

Junior High School
Department

Student Policies


STUDENT POLICIES

NDU Junior High School Student Policies


Notre Dame University-Junior High School welcomes students who desire to achieve a holistic Notre Damean education and development.

A.      ADMISSION
Students applying for admission must comply with the following admission requirements:

  1. Entrance Examination: IQ and Aptitude
    • Entrance Examination is administered starting November of each school year.

  2. Applicants must submit the following credentials:
    • Form 138-A (report card)
    • Entrance Test Results
    • Certificate of good moral character, signed by the Principal of the previous school attended
    • Baptismal Certificate (for Catholics)
    • Medical Certificate
    • 2 pieces photocopies of Birth Certificates in National Statistics Office Security Paper (NSO SECPA)
    • 2 pieces recent 2 x 2 ID Picture (white background)

  3. Personal Interview

B.      IDENTIFICATION CARD

  1. Students must wear their ID at all times in school campus.
  2. The student must exercise care of the ID at all times, and use it responsibly. Students should always use the prescribed ID holder and sling.
  3. The ID card must be free from unnecessary markings.
  4. Damaged or lost ID must be reported immediately to the Class Adviser who in turn refers the student to the Prefect of Students for immediate replacement.
C.      UNIFORM

  1. Students should wear complete uniform during school days. Students with incomplete uniform should secure a class admission slip signed by the Prefect of Discipline after the submission of explanation letter from the parent or guardian.
  2. Male students should wear white short sleeves polo. The white cloth has printed white NDU logos (untucked), plain white undershirt and khaki pants with black leather belt. The polo has a 2-inch dark green piping along its button line. Male students should also wear closed black leather shoes with plain white socks. The socks must above the ankle.
  3. Female students should wear white blouse and green checkered skirt. The white cloth has printed white NDU logos. The white blouse has sailor’s collar, with green checkered tie and has short sleeves with green checkered piping. Female students are required to wear sando. They should wear closed black shoes with white socks.
  4. Muslim male students may wear kupya (plain white only) while Muslim female students may wear hijab (plain white only).
  5. Male students should have a clean haircut (2x 3 x 2 = 2 fingers at the temple, 3 fingers at the nape and 2 inches long at the forehead from the hairline). Wearing of earrings, other body piercing accessories, tattoos and hair color are not allowed. Haircut should be checked by the adviser every first day of the month.
  6. Male students’ haircut is checked a week before the exams.
  7. Prescribed School Uniform:


  8. The design, color, and cloth of the official school uniforms of JHS may be subject to change with prior notice.

  9. PE Uniform

  10. The prescribed PE uniform is white T-shirt with blue piping neckline and blue sleeves and midnight blue jogging pants. Both t-shirt and pants have the embroidered NDU logo. The students in PE uniform are also required to wear rubber shoes. PE uniforms are worn on designated days per grade level: Grade 7 on Wednesday; Grade 8 and 10 on Tuesday; and Grade 9 on Monday.

  11. A complete school uniform or PE uniform should be worn with the school ID in dark blue sling. Students must wear their official school ID at all times while inside the university campus for easy identification and security reasons. In case of loss, an Affidavit of Loss is required for the reissuance of lost ID. Reissuance is allowed once only in a school year.

D.      GROOMING

  1. Students are expected to be well-groomed at all times.
  2. Students are encouraged to keep clean and fresh looking.
  3. Students should refrain from sporting faddish haircut.
  4. Students are prohibited to have their hair and nails colored.
  5. Girls’ hair must be neatly combed, well-clipped or tied when needed. Bangs should not cover the face.
  6. Boys should have a clean and neat haircut 2 x 3 (2 fingers at the temple and 3 fingers at the nape). Wearing of earrings and other body piercing, and tattoos are not allowed.
  7. Boys’ haircut is checked every first school day of the month.
E.      STUDENT ATTENDANCE AND TARDINESS

  1. Students are expected to attend classes regularly.
  2. A student is considered dropped if he/she incurs absences beyond 20% of the total number of schooldays in the school year.
  3. 3. A student who is absent shall present an excuse letter signed by the parent or official guardian to the Prefect of Students upon the student’s return to class. A student can be admitted to the class on the basis of an Admission Slip from the Prefect of Students.
  4. Students who come to school late must report to the Prefect of Students and fill out the Tardy Slip which will be presented to the Class Adviser before they may be admitted to the class.
  5. Students who are habitual late comers (five or more tardiness) must report to the Prefect of Students or Designated Officer. Students shall be asked to do special task. However, when tardiness is continuous, the parents shall be notified to come for a conference with the Class Adviser and Prefect of Students.
  6. Students are required to follow strictly schedules of classes and other official school activities and to remain in the campus even during the recess time. Any infraction of this regulation will be considered as cutting of classes.
  7. A student who cuts classes will be reported by the Class Adviser/Faculty to the Prefect of Students or any authorized officer who after due process may impose the appropriate sanctions stipulated in Section IV, Student Discipline.
  8. Students may be allowed to go home provided they secure permission slip duly signed by the parents/guardians and approved by the Principal. Students present the said slip to the guard on duty.
F.      ATTENDANCE IN OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS

Students must attend all University functions such as:
  1. Formal Academic Opening
  2. Mass of the Holy Spirit (Catholics), Ecumenical Service (Muslims)
  3. High School Intramurals
  4. Notre Dame Day
  5. Festival of Lights
  6. Oblates Day
  7. Family Day
  8. Other activities which may be prescribed by the school
G.      STUDENT HANDBOOK

All students must bring their Student Handbook to school every day.
  1. Borrowing of Student Handbook is strictly prohibited.
  2. Lost Handbook must be reported to the Prefect of Students for official replacement with a fee.
H.      CLAYGO

CLAYGO is an acronym for Clean As You GO. It is implemented to imbibe the values of cleanliness and orderliness in campus.

On Cleanliness:
  1. Know how to segregate wastes: biodegradable, non-biodegradable.
  2. Do not leave wastes on the tables, chairs and floors.
  3. Place waste materials in their respective containers.
  4. Be responsible for cleaning the surroundings, picking up pieces of papers, wrappers and bottles, and placing them in their respective containers.
On Orderliness:
  1. Be extra careful, judicious and cautious in the use of facilities and equipment in campus.
  2. Switch off electric fans, lights, and other appliances when not in use.
  3. Report damages of facilities and equipment to the appropriate authorities of the school.
  4. Arrange things when they are in disarray or untidy in the classrooms, lobby, student lounge, grounds, and other areas.
I.      VISITORS

  1. Parents/Guardians who may need to see their children or ward during class hours, must seek the approval of the Principal, Assistant Principal or authorized officer and shall wait for the student in the Principal’s Office.
  2. No one is allowed to visit classrooms and faculty rooms during school hours.