May 20, 2009
DO 51, s. 2009
Posting of List of Private Schools with Permit to Operate, Recognition, or Accreditation in Conspicuous Places

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Division/City Superintendents
Heads, Private Elementary and Secondary Schools

  1. Pursuant to DepED Order Nos. 34, s. 2007 and 30, s. 2008, this Office requires all regional offices to submit list of names and addresses of private schools with permit to operate, recognition, or accreditation within their respective area of responsibility to the Office of the Undersecretary for Regional Operations at telefax no. (02) 631-8492 on or before May 29, 2009.
  2. The list of private schools with permit to operate/recognition/accreditation should be posted at the regional and division offices, municipal halls and other conspicuous places. The regional and division offices are advised to encourage parents to check whether the private school where they intend to enroll their children is duly permitted or recognized by the Department of Education (DepED).
  3. Pupils and students who finished an alleged grade/year level in a school without the required permit are advised to take the Philippine Validating Test (PVT) prior to admission to validate the acquired learning gains. PVT is administered at the National Education Testing and Research Center (NETRC), DepED Central Office, 2nd Floor, Mabini Bldg., DepED Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City. For more information regarding the test, please contact Dr. Aurora F. Fernandez at tel. no. (02) 631-2589.
  4. Immediate dissemination of and compliance with this Order is directed.

References: DepED Order: (Nos. 34, s. 2007 and 30, s. 2008)
Allotment: 1- -(D.O. 50-97)

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