Iloilo National High School (INHS), formerly known as Iloilo High School, is a prominent junior and senior high school located in Iloilo City, Philippines. It has a rich history that dates back to 1902 when it was established under the American colonial government. At the time of its founding, it was an adjunct of the Philippine Normal School System, which later became West Visayas State University in 1924. Today, INHS is recognized as the first public provincial high school in the Philippines that was established under the American colonial regime.
INHS offers a variety of programs that cater to different student interests and abilities. These programs include the School for the Arts, Strengthened Technical-Vocational Education Program (formerly known as the School of the Future), Evening Opportunity Class, Regular Class, Special Program in Sports, Special Program in Journalism, Special Program for Students with Special Needs, and the Special Science Class. Each program has a unique focus and approach to help students develop their talents and potential.
The School for the Arts program offers specialized instruction in music, dance, theater, and visual arts. The Strengthened Technical-Vocational Education Program provides hands-on training and skills development in various technical and vocational fields. The Evening Opportunity Class is designed for students who work during the day and want to pursue their education at night. The Regular Class is the traditional academic program that prepares students for college and university.
INHS also offers special programs for students with unique needs and interests. The Special Program in Sports caters to athletes who want to pursue their passion while continuing their education. The Special Program in Journalism offers students a chance to learn about media and develop their writing and communication skills. The Special Program for Students with Special Needs provides individualized support and accommodations for students with disabilities. Finally, the Special Science Class focuses on science and technology, providing advanced instruction in these fields.
INHS is known for its commitment to academic excellence, holistic education, and community service. Its diverse programs and student-centered approach make it a premier educational institution in the Philippines.