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St. John’s Institute of Bacolod City, Inc.

The St. John’s Institute of Bacolod City, Inc. (also known as Hua Ming), a premier Chinese Catholic educational institution in Bacolod City, founded by Fr. John Liu and Fr. John Su. It was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit educational institution on May 9, 1963 by a group of incorporators who were interested to contribute to the development and progress of the country, in particular the Bacolod community by providing quality education. SJI backed by 50 years of productive existence in the educational milieu of Bacolod City continues her service in Christian apostolate and perseveres in the pursuit of academic excellence. Having celebrated its Golden Jubilee, SJI looks ahead in the spirit of thanksgiving for the past blessed and productive 50 years with a focused objective of becoming a premier school. The school is located at Capitol Subdivision, Hilado Extension, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. The foundation has 100 regular staff, 1 part-time staff, 3 volunteers, and 10 members of the Board of Trustees.

It was first certified for 3 years on September 12, 2002 and which ended on September 11, 2005. First Renewal was for 5 years on July 23, 2007 and which ended on July 22, 2012. SJI submitted its documents for second renewal also on July 2012, however, the Articles of Incorporation and By-laws should be amended to include the required provisions of BIR found in the Revenue Regulations 13-98. The amendments was approved by SEC only on October 2013.

Its purposes, among others, are “to establish and maintain as complete and adequate system of education as possible and give religious and academic, vocational and general instructions to help carry out faithfully the educational objectives in the constitution of the Philippines; and to inculcate love of country, teach the duties of citizenship and develop moral character, personal discipline, scientific, technological and vocational efficiency to improve quality of family and community life; and to attain high standards of academic excellence and mastery of skills through which students will learn how to learn and how to be life-long learners and the discipline of logical and critical thinking in the pursuit of truth”. The Institution’s programs focused on the following areas: Implementation of the K to 12 Curriculum; Students’ Services; Faculty and Staff Development; Construction of Facilities and Structures; and, Religious and Community Support.

PAASCU accreditation still in process.

Its sources of income include tuition and other fees, grants and donations from corporation and individuals and interest income. Total Revenues for the last 2 years is P113.6 Million. They have an approved budget of P75.3 Million for School Year 2015-2016.




Contact Number
(034) 432-1164

Contact Persons
Mr. Benjamin Lopue, Jr., President
Mrs. Arabelle G. Lopue, Vice President


Hilado Street, Capitol Subdivision, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental

Region 6 (Western Visayas)


Education - Formal School

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