Clarification on the amount to be paid by learners for lost textbooks


Monetary payment shall be made by the student for textbooks lost due to negligence while in his/her custody.

The amount to be paid by the student will be determined by following the straight line method depreciation.
Example:
  • Amount to be paid = acquisition cost – depreciation amount, where
  • Depreciation amount = acquisition cost divided by 5 (the estimated useful life of a textbook) multiplied by the number of years the lost textbook has been used.
Here is a price list for Damaged or Lost books for your reference:
Price list for Damaged or Lost books

READ: “No Clearance” Policy for learners and teachers every end of school year

New School Form and Guidelines in the inventory of Textbooks

GUIDELINES in using the Form:
1. Title of Books Issued to each learner must be recorded by the class adviser.
2. The Date of Issuance and the Date of Return shall be reflected in the form.
3. The Total Number of Copies issued at BoSY shall be reflected in the form.
4. The Total Number of Copies of Books Returned at the EoSYshall be reflected in the form.
5. All textbooks being used must be included. Additional copies of this form may be used if needed.
In case of lost/unreturned books, please provide information with the following code:
 A. In Column Date Returned,  codes are: 
  • FM = Force Majeure, 
  • TDO = Transferred/Dropout, 
  • NEG=Negligence

 B. In Column Remark/Action Taken, codes are: 
  • LLTR = Secured Letter from Learner duly signed by parent/guardian (for code FM), 
  • TLTR=Teacher prepared letter/report duly noted by School Head for submission to School Property Custodian (for code TDO),
  • PTL=Paid by the Learner (for code NEG). 
New School Form and Guidelines in the inventory of Textbooks (Books Issued and Returned) - DOWNLOAD

 References: DO#23, s.2001, DO#25, s.2003, DO#14, 2.2012.