With the aim of making education more attuned to the needs of the fast changing society, RA 10533 also known as The Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 was promulgated. It provided for compulsory enrolment in Kindergarten and twelve years in Basic Education, thus the addition of Grades 11 and 12 or Senior High School.

The University of the Assumption aiming to be responsive and relevant to the current changes and to fulfill its mission to educate the youth – making them ready for higher education, ready for work, ready for entrepreneurship, BOT Resolution No. 9 series of 2014 was passed mandating the offering of Senior High School beginning AY 2016-2017. Initial program offerings include Academic and Technical-Vocational-Livelihood Track. The strands under Academic Track are: Science, Technology, Business and Mathematics (STEM); Accountancy, Business and Mathematics (ABM); Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS); and General Academic Track (GAS). The Strand under the TVL track is Animation and Programming.

The Department of Education issued Provisionary Permit SHSP No. 129 s 2015 allowing the University to offer Senior High School.


UA Senior High School seeks to:

  • Develop academically competent students by providing them with engaging learning experiences for the acquisition of 21 st century skills.
  • Form students who are spiritually grounded and socially responsible through authentic learning experiences.
  • Develop students who are ready for higher education, middle level manpower skills, entrepreneurship and technical vocational skills.

The Academic Strand of the Senior High School Curriculum essentially prepares students for college work. It includes fifteen (15) Core and seven (7) Applied subjects that engage students in practical application of concepts in real life situations. Nine specialized subjects are offered in various strands for the development of competencies in desired area of interest. It also includes an immersion program that makes student ready for job, middle level skills and entrepreneurship.

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
The nine specialized subjects in this strand aim to enhance the learner’s scientific, mathematical, logical and analytical competencies. It is appropriate for students who are inclined in the Sciences, technology, Engineering, Mathematics.

ABM: Accountancy and Business Management
The nine specialized subjects in this strand introduce students to the world of Accountancy and Business Management. Basic concepts in this field are taught with and end view to ignite entrepreneurial spirit among the students.

HUMSS: Humanities and Social Sciences
This strand covers nine Specialized subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It covers an array of disciplinal interest from Politics, Ecomonics, Religion, the Arts and Community Life, among others. It’s best appreciated by learners who are inclined in the field of Education and the Liberal Arts.

GAS: General Academic Strand
This strand caters to learners whose field of interest ranges from the Social Sciences and Humanities to Business and Management. The strand provides a balanced take of qualitative and quantitative disciplines.

  • Student Leadership Trainings
  • Seminars
    • Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction
    • Money Literacy
  • Isanlakas Sports Festival
  • Fiestang Senior High
  • Buwan ng Wika
  • Celebration of International Teacher’s Day
  • Uni-A Games
  • Outreach Activities
  • Educator’s Day
  • Student-Leaders Integration and Planning Sessions
  • UA SHS Choir
  • Multi-media Arts Team
  • Rotary Club
  • English Club
  • Speech Arts and Theater Club
  • Interact Club
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Physics Laboratory
  • Biology Laboratory
  • Case Room
  • Accounting Room
  • E-class rooms
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