Philippine Science High School Systemis a service institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) whose mandate is to offer scholarship in secondary education with special emphasis on subjects pertaining to the sciences to prepare its students for a science career (R.A. 3661). Its primary function is to administer the country's scholarship program in special secondary education.
The PSHS System offers an education that is humanistic in spirit, global in perspective, and patriotic in orientation. It is based on a curriculum that emphasizes science and mathematics and the development of well–rounded individuals.
The PSHS System prepares its students for careers in Science and Technology and contributes to nation building by helping the country attain a critical mass of professionals and leaders in Science and Technology.