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IB, Chinese, and Filipino
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB, Chinese, and Filipino
Languages of instructionEnglish and Chinese
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
Reviews: 5.0
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Chinese
Native English and Chinese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Chinese)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

This school has more than one campus in Manila:
Main Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: 1274 Padre Algue St., Tondo, Manila, Phillippines

Narra Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: 1477 Narra St., Tondo, Manila, Phillippines

South Forbes Campus: Ages 3 to 6

Address: Phase 1 Block 17, South Forbes, Phase 1 Block 17 Sta Rosa Height Barangay Puting Kahoy Silang Cavite, Silang, Cavite, Phillippines

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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

3,300-3,500 students-- from Preschool to Graduate School, both standard and IB programmes.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

More than three

Most common nationality

Chinese, Taiwanese, and Filipino

Native English and Chinese speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English and Chinese

Yes, these classes can be under the After-School Academic Support for Languages Program (ASAS-L) and/or the CKS Language Center.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Filipino

Max. number of students per class

PYP: 18
MYP: 25
DP: 25

Average number of students per class

PYP: 12
MYP: 15
MYP: 15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No, however, the school employs a Learning Support Specialist to accommodate students through push-in and pull-out sessions.

Use of technology in the classroom

Teacher and students utilize Learning Management Systems (Toddle for Primary Years Programme, ManageBac for Middle Years and Diploma Programmes)
Turnitin, an Internet-based plagiarism detection service, is integrated with ManageBac.
Students have access to the leading provider of research databases called EBSCO.
An Apple Mac laboratory is available for digital design classes.
iPads are readily available for students’ tasks or research.
Students have access to Internet connection.
LCD projectors and speakers are available in every classroom.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, the CKS College - IB Programmes offer Hyflex learning modality via Zoom classes.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, the school is non-sectarian.

External examinations or assessments available

DP External Assessment
MYP Personal Project
National Career Assessment Examination

Results in these examinations

100% Passing Rate

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Maximum of 2 hours.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

The school has a policy and procedures to support children with special learning needs. (Inclusion)

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The school provides differentiated instructions and activities that support these students.

Student access to education psychologist

The school employs registered guidance counselors and a learning support specialist who could refer students to external educational psychologists as the situation arises.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Students who join the PYP programme will need to undergo a readiness assessment to ensure that skills expected in terms of their linguistic, academic, and socio-emotional readiness are met.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, but not later than two weeks after the start date.

School start time

7:30 AM; however, there is a specific day in a week when students attend a morning assembly involving all students.

School finish time

PYP: The latest is 3:00 PM.
The latest is 4:00 PM.

Supervised care before/after school

The school ensures that there would be staff at school to supervise students after dismissal.

School bus service available


School provided lunches

The school has several cafeterias that provide several lunch options for the students.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Model United Nations, World Scholars Cup, Student Council, and other student-initiated clubs

Sports activities included

Individual, dual and team sports, dances

Facilities at the school

Libraries, Auditorium, Multi-purpose hall, conference rooms, science laboratories, Mac laboratory, Math laboratory, Arts studio, Dance Studio

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose Gym, Basketball Gym, Open-space Quadrangle

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Chiang Kai Shek is a non-stock, non-profit and non-sectarian private school established in 1939 whose primary objectives are to form and train educated, competent leaders for the developing society, develop a citizenry prepared and strengthened for nation-building, serve as nucleus for the interflow of Eastern and Western culture, and serve as a working force in the enhancement of Filipino-Chinese friendship and mutual understanding.

Recognized by DepEd and CHEd, it offers preschool, Montessori, K to 12, college, and graduate programs. The school aims to provide the youth modern and competitive education while continuing the legacy of using Chinese, in particular Mandarin and Hokkien, as languages for practical discourse, in addition to Filipino and English.

Chiang Kai Shek College is an IB (International Baccalaureate) World School for the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme. CKS College is the first and only Chinese-Filipino IB World School for all basic education programmes in the IB Continuum. Winner of the 2017 Excellence in Educational Transformation Award (EETA) for Outstanding Innovations in Leadership, Governance and Management, the School is also recognized as a Montessori Institute of America (MIA) training site and has a Level III FAAP accreditation as audited by PAASCU. In 2021, the Higher Education Division was granted Level 1 accreditation by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation for its Business, Accountancy, Education, Master of Arts in Education, and Master in Business Administration programs.


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