- Emergency Assistance
- Living and working in the Philippines
- Educational Institutions in the Philippines
- Locating Friends and Relatives in the United States
- Traveling with Firearms
- Obtaining Public Documents
Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.
The Philippines offers a broad range of educational opportunities for resident Americans. With the exception of the International School of Manila (ISM), the school year is usually from June to March, with summer holidays April-June. English is the language of instruction in most schools in the Philippines.
Please note: The US Embassy does not recommend particular schools or send representatives to visit or evaluate educational institutions. The educational institutions listed in the link provided are popular with expatriates living in the Philippines. For additional information regarding Pre-Schools to Secondary Schools please check with the State Department’s Office of Overseas Schools.
Also, please find links to some popular higher education institutions located in the Phililippines below.