Tests and examinations are given to determine the strong and weak points of
the students, and to gauge how much she has learned of a subject. The
students may correct Long
Tests and Quizzes in class. Quiz
results must be shown to them not longer than a week after they were given. In the case of Long Tests and Quarterly Examinations, results are to be shown
not longer than two weeks after they were given.
Observe During Long Tests and Periodical Examinations
1. All students taking an examination should be in
complete uniform, including the ID.
2. Students are allowed to have only pencils, ball
pens, and rulers during the examination. When needed for the test as
indicated in the test questionnaire, open books or notes and the use of
other special material or equipment are allowed. Borrowing,
however is not
allowed. Bags are placed on the platform in the classroom, and the blackboard
should be wiped clean of ANY and ALL markings before the teacher-proctor
enters the room. Beepers must be surrendered to the proctor and to be
retrieved only after the test.
3. Before the teacher-proctor enters the
classroom for the test or examination, class officers
should make sure that:
a. all bags are neatly placed on the
b. blackboards are wiped clean or any and
c. seats are properly arranged; and
d. all cell phones and/or beepers are
turned off and properly kept.
4. Before the actual test or examination, the
a. start with a short prayer;
b. check attendance for submission to the
CSF (Daily Report on Absences) through the
c. give out the seating arrangement for the
d. inspect the students' uniforms;
e. remind the students about the duration
of the test, what constitutes cheating,
passing/collecting papers, leaving testing room after the test and other
f. distribute the corresponding test
materials per column to the students seated in the
5. Test materials (questionnaire and answer
sheets) must be passed only when the bell rings
to indicate the start of the test. The
duration of the test is defined from the time the test
materials are distributed to the time these are
collected by the teacher-proctor. Students
should observe absolute silence during this time.
6. It is the responsibility of the student to:
a. examine her test materials
(questionnaire and answer sheets) and see to it that the
pages are complete
b. make the necessary corrections, if any,
as indicated on the board; and
c. write her name and other pertinent
personal data on the answer sheet.
7. Students who enter the room after the class
bell rings must secure a late slip from the CSF
before being allowed to take the test.
8. Students will not be allowed to leave the
room while the test is going on except in
emergencies. Students who leave the room
before the end of the test/examination should
surrender their answer sheets to the
teacher-proctor. Once submitted, the test papers
cannot be retrieved.
9. Questions regarding the test/examination,
most especially with regard test directions, will
not be entertained. However, the proctor is
tasked with writing the corrections, if any, on
the board after the test materials have been
10. The following shall constitute cheating and
shall be punishable as such:
a. possession of notes or any
material related to the test, whether the student actually
uses them or
b. deliberately looking at the test
papers of others or looking around;
c. copying or allowing another to
copy from one's paper;
d. having somebody else take the
examination/test for another;
e. talking with or whispering to one
another during the test;
f. making unnecessary noise or
calling the attention of another during the test;
g. leaking test questions or answers;
h. possession of pagers or cellular
phones (inside the pocket or within the immediate
the student) inside the testing room whether the student actually uses
them or not
Students who cheat or
are involved in cheating in any way are asked to discontinue
the test. The proctor shall report
the matter immediately to the Coordinator for
11. If a student completes the test ahead of time,
she is encouraged to rest. She will not be
allowed to leave the room (unless in emergencies)
nor be allowed to review for the next
12. When the bell rings to signal the end of the
test, students should:
a. put their writing materials down;
b. pass their papers in an orderly
and quiet manner without standing up; and
c. remain seated until the
teacher-proctor leaves the room after collecting all the papers
and counting if the
answer sheets are complete.
13. Strict silence and order are expected while the
examinations are ongoing to help create
an atmosphere ideal for test taking.
During breaks, students should leave the room in a
quiet and orderly manner. Loitering
along the corridors is strictly prohibited.
Long Test and/or Periodical Examination
student who is absent during a long test/quarterly test should proceed to
the Office of
Student Formation upon her return to
present her letter and medical certificate, if
Upon presentation of
these documents, the CSF determines if the absence is excused.
student who is absent during a long test or a
quarterly test due to an illness will be
considered excused if:
her parent/guardian will
inform the Office of Student Formation of her absence on the
day of the test;
she submits a letter
from her parent/guardian and a medical certificate if the absence
is for three or
more days upon her return.
Absences due to reasons other than illnesses are very
If the absence is
excused, the student is given a permit-to-take make-up test slip by the
office of the CSF.
5. The student
presents the permit-to-take make-up test slip to the Office of the Assistant
Principal and she is given an endorsement slip
for the payment of the make-up test.
6. The student
presents the endorsement slip to the Business Office and pays the required
for special examinations within 3 days after receipt of
* The school pays for the
special test taken by a student who officially
school to a particular
Upon payment, the
student presents the receipt of payment and the endorsement slip to the
Office of the Assistant Principal who will give
her the Make-up Test Form.
receipt of the Make-up test form, the student and the subject teacher
agree on the schedule of the special examination.
Tests are scheduled only after classes.
As a general rule, only one test per day
is allowed. Nevertheless, if
the student’s schedule
would allow 2 tests, this could be done.
9. The teacher
signs the Make-up test form once the test is completed and she submits it to
the Office of the Assistant Principal.
If a student has more than one test, the last teacher is
the one who submits the form to the Office.
In case of loss, the student prepares a letter
addressed to the Assistant Principal and noted by the
teacher stating that she has actually
taken the test on the designated date.
10. A student who misses
her scheduled make-up test automatically gets a zero in the long test
or periodical test.
Classes during Long Test or Periodical Examination Days
When classes are
called off on the day of the long test, students should prepare themselves
to take the test in their next class meeting.
If the scheduled long test is synchronized,
students will have to wait for announcements.
2. When classes are suspended on any day of the periodical
examination, the tests scheduled
on the day of their return will be taken. Tests
that were missed because of the suspension
of classes will be rescheduled.