1. Must come from a DepEd recognized Chinese School otherwise, he/she must undergo an intensive Summer Enrichment Class in Chinese for 2 months. (Only athlete/varsity applicants are entertained for admission from the non-Chinese School).
  2. Must have satisfactory scholastic rating, a GPA of at least 80% in the last completed school year, and no academic failure in any subject.
  3. Must be of good moral standing and satisfactory deportment.
  4. Must be within the specified age bracket.
  5. Must successfully pass a written entrance examination.
  6. Must prepare a well-written essay for reason of leaving previous school and reason for choosing SJI (for High School applicants only).