Officially the school name is SM Konven St. Cecilia, with school coding number XFE2037 registered with the Education Ministry of Malaysia. The English name is St. Cecilia's Convent Secondary School (SCCSS).
SCCSS is situated at 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Sandakan. Nearby schools are the SM St. Mary's (boys secondary school), SR St. Mary's Boys, SR St. Mary's Convent, SR St. Mary and SMJK Tiong Hua. It is also near to the Duchess of Kent General Hospital and the Polyclinic.
To go to SCCSS from Sandakan or Sandakan Airport will take about 15 minutes.