About Us

Dominican International School is a Catholic, private, English medium school owned and governed by the Dominican Sisters.

Accreditation 2023

DIS is fully accredited by the Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC). WASC is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States and is the accrediting agency for international schools in East Asia.

The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) Commissioners have determined Dominican International School (K-12) meets the ACS WASC criteria for accreditation. This accreditation status is based on all of the information provided by the school, including the school's report, and the satisfactory completion of the accreditation visit.

It is the decision of the Commission to grant six-year accreditation status through June 30, 2029. The school was visited last April 24-27, 2023. The visiting team were:

The visiting team reflectively discussed the Self-survey report with Sr. Ma. Zenaida Ancheta, OP, the principal, and to the members of the steering committee, and mentioned the purpose of their visit. The whole team gathered evidences through classroom observations, interviews and examination of student works. They also examined supplemental materials/documents that DIS has prepared.

On the final day of their visit, the visiting team informed the stakeholders about their visit and presented their findings. Areas to celebrate and areas for focus were presented. They found out that DIS is really committed to providing quality education.

As a result, DIS attained another full 6-year accreditation.

For the first six-year accreditation, please click here.

The Visiting Committee with Dr. Mercia de Souza chairperson of the Steering Committee. From left: Ms. Donnabelle Atienza, Ms. Tiffeney Brown, Chairperson, Dr. Mercia, Mr. Christopher Goode and Mr. Dominic Ungson Villanueva

The Visiting Committee with DIS students.

The Steering Committee with the Visiting Comittee.