Nine students from PIQC participated in the 2017 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS). The students took the Science assessment. Sebastian Calderon of Grade 4 Kindness obtained a High Distinction Award which means that he was at the upper 2% in over 20 countries of participating schools and at the upper 1% in the entire Asia Pacific Region. Carmela Tan of Grade 5 Honesty and Sofia Manding of Grade 7 Humility got Certificate of Credits. Sofia Manding placed at the upper 25% of all the schools that participated while Tan placed at the upper 46%. The ICAS assesses the students’ higher order thinking and problem-solving skills.