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Last Updated on April 13, 2017 by Marie Bautista
International School is the first and only institution among the top schools in
Metro Manila and in the Philippines to provide a unique international
educational program that enables students to learn more with a less stressful,
yet engaging and challenging experience. Serving families for over 13 years, Reedley
has ensured that apart from being at par with international standards, it
provides a nurturing learning environment to its students, thus producing happy
and well-rounded individuals. Reedley is currently a Candidate for
Accreditation to be awarded by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
(WASC)-USA and a Regular Member of the Council of International Schools
students are better learners, and this is evident in how Reedley raises its
kids. Its small class sizes guarantee that learners are able to fully grasp the
lessons taught by their teachers. Unlike most schools which only measure how
smart or dumb a child is, Reedley acts as a roadmap and mentor that nurtures
each student to reach his or her goals through after-school review sessions,
customized academic and non-academic action plans and one-on-one parent chats.
Annually, 85% of Reedley graduates pass the Top 5 local universities
(University of the Philippines, Ateneo, De La Salle, University of Asia and the
Pacific, and University of Santo Tomas) and foreign colleges such as University
of San Francisco, USA, Northwood University in Michigan, USA, Purdue
University, Limkokwing University in Malaysia, and Singapore School of
Management to name a few.
at home and in school, greatly contributes to child stress and hinders them
from learning and from having healthy family and peer relationships. Reedley
has always been at the forefront of campaigns against bullying, and is one of
the pioneers of anti-bullying school programs in the country. Through the
years, the school has effectively launched activities through its annual Bully
Proof program that promote a culture of kindness, belongingness, and camaraderie
in school. Reedley’s anti-bullying campaigns were even used as a reference in
drafting a house bill on anti-bullying policies for schools.
flagship subject, Life Skills, has been helping students to manage healthy
relationships and work effectively by handling stress without sweating the
small stuff. Life Skills uses The 7
Habits of Highly Effective Teens and Happy Kids by Sean Covey as an anchor
and guide. In addition to Reedley’s anti-bullying campaigns, the school integrates
study skills, time management, and conflict resolution in its curriculum.
visit Reedley International School at Reedley International School or log on to www.reedleyschool.com.
founded by Mrs. Nellie-Aquino-Ong in 1999. The name was bestowed as a tribute
to Reedley College, California, USA, a small community where Mrs. Ong studied
and excelled along with the help of nurturing teachers and mentors. This value
of nurturing was evident among teachers and administrators in Reedley College
and is seen today in Reedley International School.
1994 to give personalized teaching to students aiming to enter the country’s
top universities, Reedley opened as an Upper School in 2000, with 80 students.
A 250% growth rate in 2001, and the opening of Grade School and Middle School,
saw Reedley move to larger premises in Pasig. In 2006, Reedley moved to its
current location in Libis, Quezon City, to cater to the current level of 565
students from 19 different nationalities.
Related: Bully Proof: Reedley International School’s Campaign Against Bullying