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About Principals’ Test
The examination shall serve as a mechanism for selecting competent school heads (SHs) in the public basic education sector.
The Principals’ Test is open to all aspirants for a Principal I position as required under DepEd Order (DO) No. 39, s. 2007 entitled Modified Qualification Standards for the Positions of Head Teachers and Principals and DO 97, s. 2011 entitled Revised Guidelines on the Allocation and Reclassification of School Heads Positions. Passing the Principals’ Test is one of the requirements for appointment to a Principal position.
The applicant should meet any of the following eligibility requirements by November 6, 2016:
a. One year as Head Teacher; or
b. Two years as Teacher-in-Charge or Master Teacher; or
c. Five years as Teacher III or SPED Teacher; or
d. Five years as incumbent public school teacher who has five years of managerial and supervisory experience in a DepEd recognized private institution or Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized higher education institution.
Falsification of qualifications and/or documents by the applicants or involved SDO/RO employees shall be subject to investigation with grounds on grave dishonesty as mandated by Civil Service Commission rules and regulations.
The examination shall cover situational critical thinking questions relevant to the role of a SH anchored on the domains of the National Competency-Based Standards for School Heads (NCBSSH) stipulated in DO 32, s. 2010 entitled National Adoption and Implementation of the National Competency-Based Standards for School Heads:
a. School Leadership;
b. Instructional Leadership;
c. Creating Student-Centered Learning Climate;
d. Human Resource Management and Professional Development;
e. Parent Involvement and Community Partnership;
f. School Management and Operations; and
g. Personal and Professional Attributes and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
In order to pass the examination, test takers must obtain at least 70% correct answers in all domains. Official final results shall be released through a DepEd Memorandum followed by the distribution of printed Certificates of Rating of all test takers.
Beginning 2018 Principals’ Test, applicants shall only be allowed to take the examination for three consecutive times. Applicants who did not pass consecutively in the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 shall undergo a specialized preparatory course before they will be allowed to apply again.
Results of the 2016 Principals’ Test
The Department of Education (DepEd), through the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP), announces the Results of the 2016 Principals’ Test which was simultaneously administered in 26 testing centers on April 09, 2017.
|Region||Testing Centers||Quality Assurance Division|
|1||Lyceum Northwestern University, Dagupan|
St. Louis College, San Fernando, La Union
|2||Cagayan National High School, Tuguegarao City|
Santiago City National High School
|3||Pampanga High School, San Fernando City|
Nueva Ecija High School, Cabanatuan City
|4A||Pedro Guevara Memorial NHS, Tagaytay City|
Lucena National High School, Sta. Cruz
Laguna National High School Lucena City
|(02) 682-6941/ 6825773 local 121|
|4B||Oriental Mindoro National High School, Calapan City|
Puerto Princesa Pilot Elem School
|5||Tabaco National High School, Tabaco City, Albay||(052) 482-0310|
|6||Iloilo National High School||(033) 337-5541|
|NIR||Foundation University, Dumaguete City||(035) 422-6227|
|7||Lahug Elementary School, Cebu City|
Dr. Cecilio Putong National High School, Tagbilaran City
|8||Leyte National High School, Tacloban City||(052) 323-3156/832-4625|
|9||Zamboanga Del Sur National High School, Pagadian City||(062) 215-3794|
|10||Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School, Cagayan de Oro City||(088) 880-7072 local 229|
|11||Davao City National High School, Davao City||(082) 291-1665|
|12||Koronadal National High School, Koronadal City||(083) 228-1896|
|CARAGA||Agusan National High School, Butuan City||(085) 342-7306|
|CAR||Baguio National High School, Baguio City||(074) 422-5187|
|ARMM||Camp Siongco National High School, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao|
Zamboanga West National High School, Zamboanga City
|NCR||Quezon City Science High School, Quezon City||(02) 921-5630|
This Department extends its congratulations to all the passers of the said competency-based examination.
Passers of the 2016 Principals’ Test must have a total raw score of at least ## points or 70% correct answers and must meet the 68% cut-off score in the following seven domains:
|Code||National Competency-Based Standards for School Heads Domains||Items||Score of at least 68% per Domain|
|SL||1. School Leadership|
|IL||2. Instructional Leadership|
|CSCLC||3. Creating Student-Centered Learning Climate|
|HRMPD||4. Human Resource Management and Professional Development|
|PICP||5. Parent Involvement and Community Partnership|
|SMO||6. School Management and Operations|
|PPAIE||7. Personal and Professional Attributes and Interpersonal Effectiveness|
Out of the total #### test takers, #### examinees (####% of all examinees) met the abovementioned criteria.
The breakdown of passers per region is as follows:
|Region||Total Number of Test Takers||Number of Passers||Percentage|
|I (Ilocos Region)|
|II (Cagayan Valley Region)|
|III (Central Luzon Region)|
|V (Bicol Region)|
|National Capital Region (NCR)|
|Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)|
|VI (Western Visayas Region)|
|VII (Central Visayas Region)|
|VIII (Eastern Visayas Region)|
|IX (Western Mindanao Region)|
|X (Northern Mindanao Region)|
|XI (Southern Mindanao Region)|
|XII (Central Mindanao Region)|
|Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)|
Enclosed is the official list of 2016 Principals’ Test Passers. This will also be available at the DepEd website: www.deped.gov.ph. The individual Certificate of Rating (COR) of all examinees will be released through their respective regional offices.
The regional masterlist of examinees with scores will be forwarded to the Regional Office Human Resource Development Division (RO HRDD) and Schools Division Office (SDO) Human Resource Development Section (SDO HRDS) for Learning and Development purposes. The masterlist must NOT be publicly posted to ensure confidentiality of examinees’ scores. Examinees may request for the breakdown of scores through a formal request letter to the SDO.
Request for rechecking of examination papers and appeal for calibration of scores shall not be entertained by the Department.
For more information, all concerned may contact the National Educators Academy of the Philippines Central Office (NEAP CO) through email at [email protected]