Ateneo de Manila Basic Education
The Ateneo de Manila University’s Basic Education unit is envisioned to be a Filipino, Catholic and Jesuit educational institution that forms servant-leaders who have an intimate and faithful relationship with Christ, are competent in every aspect, compassionate with others, with a well-formed conscience, and a commitment to serve the country and the global community.
The Ateneo de Manila Basic Education unit aims to hone and enrich one’s talents and character through structures and age-appropriate opportunities guided by the Ignatian tradition and pedagogy.
Ateneo Junior High School

The Ateneo Junior High School (AJHS) is an EXCLUSIVE SCHOOL FOR BOYS which comprises Grades 7 to 10 of the Ateneo de Manila University’s Basic Education unit.  In Junior High School, the young man discovers himself, hones his talents and abilities, and develops his leadership skills.  As he matures in faith, he grows in understanding that he is part of a larger community called to deepen his love for country and to contribute as a steward of God’s creation.

The Ateneo de Manila Junior High School will be accepting applications for admission to Grade 7 for SY 2020-2021 from August 14 - September 30, 2019. 

Important information on applying for admission to the AJHS:

  • An applicant must be a member of his school’s Grade 6 batch at the time of his application.
  • While no minimum grade is required of Grade 7 applicants, the applicant must not have any failing grades and must have good deportment records.
  • Applicant must accomplish the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM on the AJHS website.
  • Applicants must pass the Ateneo High School Entrance Test (AHSET).
  • Applicants may be called for a personal interview after the entrance exam.  Being called for an interview, however, is NOT a guarantee of acceptance to the AJHS.
  • An applicant may take the entrance test for Grade 7 only once.
The results of AJHS Entrance Examinations will be released via e-mail on
January 31, 2020. Please use the e-mail address which was also used for the opening of the application account.
Instructions for the next step of the Admission process will be indicated in the letter.

The confirmation period for Grade 7 SY 2020-2021 will be moved to Feb. 12-14, and Feb. 17 instead of the original Feb. 10-14 (as stated in the acceptance letter) to make way for some more refinements in the system.
When you go to the AJHS, please follow these steps:
1. Proceed to the AJHS Cashier (second window after the BPI-ATM) and pay the reservation fee.
     Only cash and card payments are accepted.

2. Proceed to the OAS Window to get some documents for enrollment.

1. The live link for online application for Grade 7 late examinees and transferees will be up on this website
     from Feb. 21 - March 23, 2020.
2. The documents needed for application are listed in the AJHS Admissions website.
3. The entrance exam for late examinees/transferees scheduled for April 3, 2020 is POSTPONED until after
          April 14, 2020.       
4. Applicants only need to bring their EXAM PERMIT which will be generated and sent to them once they have
     successfully completed the online application procedure.  

     Please click the link below for the Admission requirements and online application procedure: