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                                                       ST.JOSEPH’S HR.SEC.SCHOOL,
                                              ARCH - DIOCESE OF MADRAS - MYLAPORE


1. St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School is situated in Erukkancheri (North Chennai) a backward class area  where all phase of  people reside Erukkancherry, Chennai-118.

 2. This Prestigious and renowned school was founded in the year 1982 as High School and upgraded as Higher Secondary school in 1995 and is recognized.  It is efficiently   managed by the Arch – Diocese of Madras Mylopore. It is a minority institution. Partly aided by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu.

3. The Aim of the School: It is mainly to develop the character and personality of every child, by imparting sound education based on Christian principles and moral values adopting Indian culture. 

4. The School Motto - "LOVE, SERVICE and KNOWLEDGE ".  Each pupil who attends St.Joseph’s  is expected to learn the best way of performing his/her their duties to God – the  creator, the family, the school, the society, our country and the environment and always do only what is right and good.

5. At present there are 23  aided and 27 Unaided well qualified, trained, dynamic, dedicated and hard working staff members both ladies and gents; including religious staff who work untiringly for the all round development of the students.

There are 953 boys  and  971 Girls totally 1924 students on the rolls – both High school and Higher Secondary Section.
High School Section            : (STDs 6 to 10)    = 1065
Higher Secondary Section  : (STDs 11 to 12)   =   541
The subjects offered at the Higher Secondary Level are:
Group 1 - Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Computer Science (E/M)
Group 2 - Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology. (T/M, E/M)
Group 3 - Commerce, Accountancy, Economics & Business Mathematics (T/M, E/M)

       HR.SEC                                                                 HR.SEC -  (WEDNESDAY)
MULTI-LAYERED CHECKED SHIRT                                         WHITE PANT & HOUSE & T- SHIRT

      HIGH SCHOOL                                                           HIGH SCHOOL
DARK BLUE PANT                                                      WHITE PANT & HOUSE T- SHIRT

         HR.SEC                                                            HR.SEC  (WEDNESDAY)

      HIGH SCHOOL                                              HIGH SCHOOL
DARK BLUE PANT & COAT                                     WHITE & WHITE CHUDIDAR & HOUSE COAT

6. The harmonious development of soul, mind and body is effected by suitable Religious, Moral, Intellectual, Social and Physical Education involving a variety of Curricular and Co- Curricular Activities.

7. Facilities Offered: - The School caters to the all - round development of each child that enters its portals.

a. Religious Activities:Daily Catechism, Value Education Classes, Retreats for both Christian and non Christian students and for the staff are conducted regularly. The Holy Eucharist is celebrated every First Friday and on important days. These services are animated by the students of each class with their teachers.

b. Animation Programmes:Regular Animation Programmes are conducted for students, parents, staff and non-teaching staff by eminent personalities.

c. Academics: All subjects including Computer Science and EVS are taught here. The students excel at the Public Examination levels.
d. Performance in Public Exams: Every year in SSLC exam our students are performing well and produce 99% results and in Hr.Sec.Exam (+2) 96 % results.  

e. Cultural Programmes: It includes Debates, Elocution, Dramatics, Dance, Music, Singing, Drawing, Painting and Quizzing. The School has a wonderful choir Inter house and Inter school competitions are held regularly.

f. Sports: Athletics, various games like Volley ball, Kho- Kho, Chess, Throw ball, Kabbadi  and Bad mitten are at the students' choice. The School has Volley Ball, Kho-Kho, Chess, Throw ball, kabbadi and Athletics, Coaching Classes. At the Inter school, zonal, District and State levels our students always return with laurels.

8. Various Clubs and Movements: Various Clubs and Movements like the National Cadet Corps, National Service Scheme, Sports Club, Junior Red Cross, Scouts and guide, Road Safety Patrol, YCS\YSM, National Green corps, Red Ribbon club, school Band, the English & Tamil Literary Associations, function very well in the school.

9. St.Joseph’s  can boast of  a well equipped audio visual hall, A modern computer lab, three science laboratories and a well equipped and furnished library, a chapel,and a prayer room. The shady trees in the compound gives the students a conducive ambience to learn, grow and develop into beautiful people.

10. The House System: In order to foster a healthy rivalry and keen competition in all Curricular and Co-Curricular activities of the school, the House System is followed. Every Pupil is a member of the four Houses into which the school is divided - Mathew, Mark, Luke and John  Dramatics, Dance, Music, Singing, Debates, Elocution, Drawing, Painting and Quiz Competition are conducted regularly on the House System basis to bring out the latent and hidden talents of the students.

11.School Office: Our school has is a very dedicated and hardworking office staff working in the well equipped school office. All the works subject to various departments ie., School education, School Examination, Students welfare, Revenue as well as religious are done in time and updated.

12. The Family Spirit that prevails between the management, staff, parents, students both past and present and the supportive staff in the school is highly commendable. It is the secret of our success.

13. St. Joseph’s is considered to be one of the best schools in North Chennai and in the state of Tamil Nadu and every student feels proud to be called a 'Josephite' and very often the old students return to have a glimpse of their beloved Home and to catch up with all that is going on and the progress the school is making by leaps and bounds in every field.

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