St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Trivandrum, is an English medium government aided K-12 boys school affiliated to the Kerala State Board of Education. It is one of the oldest schools in the city, having been founded by the Carmelite Missionaries in 1857. The school was later placed under the patronage of theLatin Catholic Archdiocese of Trivandrumin 1998 and was then aided by theGovernment of Kerala. Sri Madhava Rao, the then Dewan of the erstwhile Travancore declared St. Joseph’s as a recognized school of the Travancore state at a public meeting held at the school campus on January 18, 1905.
St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Trivandrum offers a contemporary infrastructure to support the academic and extracurricular pursuits of the students.
St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, affiliated to the Kerala State Board of Education, aims at offering inclusive education to students, addressing the unique needs of each of its students. Students are also offered career guidance and counselling to help them make the right decisions.
Apart from academics, the students are exposed to a host of extracurricular activities through various clubs such as those dedicated to arts, photography, music, science, social science, maths, nature, forestry, information technology, quiz, philately, tourism, sports and health and literary interests.
National Cadet Corps (NCC) activities further contribute to the enhancement of the students’ personality.
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St. Joseph’s H.S.S is a fertile ground for the budding talents of all times. Young achievers from this school have bagged several laurels in state level cultural competitions. Deployed under the two service wings – Army wing and Air wing, the NCC cadets of the school are adjudged as the best NCC unit in Trivandrum.
The school is ranked among the top boys day schools in India by the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2020-21.
Being a day school, accommodation facilities are not provided.