DepEd Orders

Early Registration activities for the incoming school year for all public elementary and secondary schools are held from the last Saturday of January to the last Friday of February of each year.

Posted on January 27, 2017

In addition to DepEd Order No. 1, s. 2015 entitled Declaring January 24, 2015 as Commencement of Early Registration for SY 2015-2016, the Department of Education (DepEd) issues this Order to include the following provisions regarding the entrance age of Kindergarten and Grade 1 pupils...

Posted on May 13, 2015

Pursuant to the Constitutional mandate for the provision of free public education at the elementary and secondary levels and to meet the country’s targets in the Education For All (EFA) Plan 2015 and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), there is an urgent need to remove obstacles, both financial and non-financial, to the enrolment and continued schooling of school-aged children.

Posted on May 14, 2009

For SY 2009-2010 and succeeding schoolyears, the guidelines for the implementation of the “No Collection Policy” in public elementary and secondary schools as embodied in DepEd Order No. 19, s. 2008 and for the Opening of Classes as embodied in DepEd Order Nos. 19 and 40, series of 2008, respectively (copies attached) shall remain in force unless modified, superseded or repealed.

Posted on April 27, 2009

All DepED Orders relevant to equity and access to basic education are issued to comply to the Provisions of the Constitution. Some important stipulations in these Orders had been reiterated time and again for emphasis on its compliance.

Posted on September 30, 2008

The following guidelines shall be adopted for the opening of classes for public elementary and secondary schools.

Posted on May 21, 2008

The following guidelines shall be adopted for the opening of classes for public elementary and secondary schools.

Posted on May 9, 2007

The following guidelines shall be adopted for the organization of classes for public elementary and secondary schools in every schoolyear.

Posted on May 26, 2006

In line with the thrust of this Department to raise the standard of operation of the Regional Science High Schools, the enclosed guidelines and academic requirements shall be implemented effective School Year 2005-2006.

Posted on July 14, 2005

To ensure equity in basic education, this Department reiterates its policy that all public schools are strictly enjoined to admit all prospective Filipino pupils/students regardless of sex, creed, socio-economic status, racial or ethnic origin, residency, political and other affiliation.

Posted on April 28, 2003