DepED Early Registration Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Who will be accepted in the early registration?
Answer: Accept all pupils and students who would like to go to school year 2015 – 2016. The official enrolment of the pupil or student will happen on the opening of school year when the child/youth receives his/her Learner Reference Number (LRN). Remind the parent/guardian to ensure that the child/youth will come to school on the first day of school.
Question: Can a pupil/student transfer to a public school in another town?
Answer: Yes, a pupil/student who wishes to transfer to a public school in another place should be accepted, unless there is a local ordinance that prioritizes pupils/students living in the community where the school is located. To inquire if there is a local ordinance, please call the Office of the Regional Operations at 633-7203 or 631-8492.
Question: Can a pupil/student from a private school transfer to a public school?
Answer: Yes, the pupil/student should be accepted and registered. If a pupil/student’s transfer is not registered/accepted, please inform the Office of the Regional Operations at 633-702 or 631-8492.
Question: Who will be accepted as Kindergarten pupil in this school year 2015-2016?
Answer: Register all pupils who are 5 years old by June 1 and will turn 5 years old on or before October 31, 2015.
Question: Who will be accepted as Grade 1 pupil this school year 2015-2016?
Answer: All incoming Grade 1 pupils should have undergone Kindergarten. If a pupil completed Kindergarten program, register him/her to Grade 1 (whether the child is 6 years old or not by June 1, 2015)
Question: My child is currently in Kinder but she is 5 years old last December 2015, will she be accepted as Grade 1?
Answer: Yes, as long as she completes her Kindergarten education this school year.
- The birth certificate of the child shall be the documentary basis for early registration.
- If not available during the Early Registration, the document can be submitted within the school year.
- The same document is required for other children and youth who have never been to school.