Top Achievers Private School, Incorporated (T.A.P.S.) is a non-stock, non-profit and a non-sectarian institution which offers Preparatory, Elementary, Junior High & Senior High curricula. TAPS is a first-class private school in Alicia, Isabela; with 3 campuses/branches in Cauayan City, Santiago City and Sta. Ana, Cagayan.
TAPS Pre-School, Elementary and Junior High School Departments are fully recognized by the Department of Education (DepEd) with Government Recognition No.: 07,s.2013; 08,s.2013 and J-25,s.2015 respectively. Senior High School was granted DepEd Permit with no: S-125s.2015, to offer STEM, HUMSS, GAS & ABM Strands.
TAPS curricula have been prepared and tailored to prepare students to be the top performers in various learnings areas. These curricula have been approved by DepEd.
TAPS has been named as "The Most Hi-Tech School in the Philippines” and has been awarded as the "Most Innovative School in the Philippines," by the Bayan Academy, Knowledge Channel (of ABS-CBN), and Rex Publishing, Inc.; awarded with P300,000 on November 20, 2014 at Shangri-La Hotel, Manila. TAPS has been awarded as the Most Innovative School in terms of Delivery Methodology and Learning Effectiveness through the use of educational gadgets/technology.
Each grade level has a separate classroom, which is equipped with educational gadgets to facilitate comfortable and innovative learning and prepare the students to be more competent. School gadgets include interactive/touch boards, big-screen plasma & LCD television sets, LCD/DLP and 3D-ready projectors, DVD players, air-conditioning units, blu-ray players, interactive books (with laser pointer & sensor), iPad, iPod touch, portable media players, individual laptops for teachers, computers for pupils (computer laboratory) and various computer programs/softwares for educational purposes.
Classrooms are very conducive for learning as these are fully air-conditioned, finished with floor tiles and fully furnished. A power generator set is used during power interruption to avoid cancellation or delay of classes. Some of the newly-acquired additional facilities include science laboratory facilities, electronic references, books, computer sets, projectors, and additional interactive gadgets, among others.
TAPS also has international consultants from other countries. Their experiences shall lead the school for the attainment of its vision, mission and goals. The teachers are high-caliber and have been considered as top performers in their respective fields of specialization.
TAPS management implements policies which will benefit all pupils, faculty and staff, parents, and the whole TAPS community.