ABOUT SAN BEDA COLLEGE RIZAL

The San Beda College Rizal campus houses the Basic Education Department (BED) of the College. It is located in Highlands Pointe, Brgy. San Juan, Taytay, Rizal. Currently, the Basic Education Department is composed of the following: Nursery, Pre-Kinder, Kinder (NPK), Elementary, and High School.

          The Basic Education Department of San Beda College Rizal became operational in Academic Year 2004-2005, initially with Nursery, Kinder, Preparatory, Grade 1, and First and Second Year High School levels. Thus, the Primary Grade School, Middle Grade School, and High School became the units of the Basic Education Department (BED). Moreover, the academic curriculum was re-aligned with the school’s co-educational program and the phase-out of the Grade School and High School departments in the Mendiola campus. The last batch of Grade 6 students in Mendiola campus graduated in 2007 and 4th year students in 2006.

          Constant review of the Basic Education Curriculum incorporating the PAASCU recommendations, Department of Education requirements, vision-mission and objectives of San Beda College, Benedictine Hallmarks, multiple intelligences, whole language approach, Understanding by Design (UbD) framework, and the K to 12 curriculum are being undertaken. The Mandarin program is part of the curriculum from Grade 1 to Grade 6.

   San Beda College is one of the eleven charter members of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

          The Grade School was accredited in 1974 and was re-accredited in 1978 1985, 1990, 1996, and 2002. The High School was accredited in 1966 and was re-accredited in 1977, 1983, 1989, 1996, and 2002. It was accredited as Integrated Basic Education Department (IBED) in 2008 by the PAASCU commission.

          San Beda College is also a member of the Catholic Association of the Philippines (CEAP), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and other academic and co-curricular organizations nationwide.