How can we best prepare students for success? Saint Pedro Poveda College believes in providing a holistic curriculum aligned with global standards.

Established in 1960 as Institución Teresiana, Saint Pedro Poveda College is a Catholic learning community that upholds the vision of education for the transformation of Philippine society as it develops the best minds with hearts grounded on Christian faith and values. The Povedan curriculum is designed towards the development of the whole person in a constantly changing environment.

For over 60 years, Saint Pedro Poveda College has been committed to empowering students to be leaders for social transformation. In line with this, the school implements a high-quality curriculum aligned with global standards that prepares students for a successful transition to college. To set and provide the highest standards in education, Saint Pedro Poveda College continuously benchmark and partner with trusted institutions to improve its academic offerings with internationally recognized programs that build college readiness and success, implementing Advanced Placement classes, Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE), and more recently, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) assessments.

“To thrive in the 21st century and the new normal, our students must be able to adapt to changes and adopt new ways of knowing, being, doing, understanding and leading. That is why we are committed to providing the highest quality of K-12 education available. The TOEFL assessment provides students with a globally recognized credential that complements their learning. This is key to ensuring our students are accepted to top universities here and abroad – our way of ensuring our students continue to succeed in college and the real world,” Basic Education Principal Alicia Camitan shares.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®) assessment is the most widely respected Academic English Test of Proficiency recognized by over 14,000 universities and colleges across the globe. It is an objective measure of English proficiency in 3 different skill sets such as reading comprehension, listening comprehension, and structure and written expression. Results from the TOEFL® assessments provide administrators, faculty members, and other educational partners at Saint Pedro Poveda College, the right tools to identify areas that need support and reinforcement, allowing teachers to customize lessons based on the needs of their students.

Saint Pedro Poveda College has taken the first step to certify its students’ English proficiency in its quest to provide excellent transformative education. To ensure your institution is on par with the rest of the world, utilize global certifications such as TOEFL® and TOEIC®. Visit to know how.

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