Division of City Schools – Mandaluyong

DepED – Mandaluyong


Education Supervisor: Dr. Josefina S. Espeso

Articles for Deped-Mandaluyong ALS Program Achievements:


Passers can now claim their Diploma and Certificate of Rating at the 2nd Floor of the Division Office. Kindly look for Mariciris Viterbo or Dr. Josefina S. Espeso. 

List of ALS Passers

A&E Test Result 2012 Elem

A&E Test Result 2012 A -K

A&E Test Result 2012 L-Z 

What is the ALS Accreditation and Equivalency Test?

The ALS A&E Test formerly the Nonformal Education A&E Test is one of the four components of the ALS A&E (then NFE A&E).  It offers the successful test takers certification of learning achievements at two learning levels – Elementary and Secondary – that is comparable to the formal school system.  The ALS A&E Tests in both levels are standardized paper and pencil-based tests and use multiple-choice test and composition writing.  The test items are based on the learning competencies of the five learning strands of the ALS Curriculum.

Who are the target clienteles of the ALS A&E Test?
    The target learners / clienteles of the ALS A&E Test are Filipino Out-of-School Youth (OSY) Adults at least 11 years old (for elementary level test) and at least 15 years old (for the secondary level test) who are basically literate.  They may include:—
unemployed/underemployed OSYs and adults
—elementary and secondary school drop-outs/leavers
—industry-based workers, housewives, maids, factory workers, drivers
—members of cultural minorities / indigenous peoples
—persons with disabilities / physically challenged
—inmates, rebel / soldier integrees

What does a prospective test taker do to prepare himself / herself for the test? 
     —A test taker may either  be a learner/attendee or completer of the ALS A&E Learning Support Delivery (LSDS) System,  a learning intervention designed to help equip the prospective test taker with the necessary competencies to prepare him/her for the test.  The test is largely based on prior learning.  Through the test, the OSY is still encouraged to attend the learning interventions to up grade his/her knowledge and skills acquired from experiences

What does one benefit after passing the ALS A&E Test? 
     —A test passer of either the Elementary or Secondary Level gets a certificate which bears the signature of the Secretary of the Department of Education.  This allows a passer to mainstream in the educational system of the country.  It offers him/her the following opportunities:
◦enroll in post secondary courses (technical / vocational, two / four / fiveyear course)  of the CHED (for private colleges and universities) and PASUC (for government owned / controlled) member institutions;
◦ access to MFI and TESDA skills training programs; and
acquire eligibility for government employment positions

What is the ALS A&E Test made of? 
     —The test is divided into 2 parts: the Multiple Choice Tests and the Composition Writing.  The test runs for 3 hours and 30 minutes for the Elementary Level and 4 hours and 15 minutes  for the Secondary Level.
The test covers the following strands (subject areas): 
—ELEMENTARY : 3 hours and 30 minutes
     —Multiple Choice –  3 hours
—          Communication – 40 minutes
          Problem Solving & Critical Thinking – 60 minutes
          —Sustainable Use of Resources & Productivity – 40 minutes
—          Dev’t. of Self & Expanding One’s World Vision – 40 minutes
—     Composition Writing –  30 minutes
—SECONDARY : 4 hours and 15 minutes
—Multiple Choice –
—          Komunikasyon sa Filipino  – 45 minutes
—          English Communication  – 30 minutes
—          Problem Solving & Critical Thinking – 60 minutes
—          Sustainable Use of Resources & Productivity – 45 minutes
—          Dev’t. of Self & Expanding One’s Wold Vision – 45 minutes
—Composition Writing –  30 minutes

How does one register for the A&E Test? 
—accomplish the registration form and provide any of the following documents as proof of their identity:
—     copy of birth certificate
    — form 137
     copy of marriage contract
    — voter’s ID
—      postal ID
     — TIN card
     — driver’s license
—      passport
provide all required data and affix their signature on the space provided it;
—provide two copies of their latest 1” x 1” photo;
submit accomplished registration form to test registration officer; and get the lower portion of the registration form for presentation to the Examiner on the day of the test.

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