India Schools : St. Joseph’s Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Coonoor
The school is a residential-cum-day school with classes from LKG to XII. It was established in 1888, and the medium of instruction is English.
The school has an area of 22 acres, with hostel facilities. The school has 445 boarders and serves vegetarian and non vegetarian food. It has laboratories for Chemistry, Physics, and Biology and a well stocked library with approximately 30,000 books.
The staff strength is 55 in teaching & 20 in supporting staff.
The School is affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Board. Science/ Commerce- Tamil Nadu ASLC & HSC (State).
Admission to a new academic session is kept open from the month of January for the session beginning June every year. Admission is open to all categories of students & there are no restrictions based on religion, colour, caste and creed. Registered candidates will be called for a Written Entrance Examination in English, Mathematics and Science. Overseas candidates can apply for Postal Entrance Examination
The school breaks for Winter in December and Summer in April.
The school encourages boys in sports activities, such as table tennis & chess for indoor games. There is cricket, basketball, football, and athletics for outdoor games.
Extra Curricular Activities
Students take active part in riding, shooting, painting, music & dance- beat group & choir.