St Mary’s High School, Nainital is a girls residential/ boarding and day School in Nainital, Uttaranchal, India providing public School education.
St. Mary’s Convent was established by Mother Salesia Reiner in 1878. The institution is a Roman Catholic institution and run/managed by Sisters belonging to IBMV order. The School provides Schooling exclusively to girls from Prep to 12th under ICSE and ISC Board.
Admissions in St. Mary Convent High School
St. Mary’s Convent School being a Christian Institution, its first preference is for educating Christian (Catholic) girls; but admission to the School is open to all.
The admission process starts right from the month of March when the registration forms can be purchased from the School for Prep & 1st standard. The entrance test for these classes is held in late September or early October. The School session runs from March to November. 10th & 12th students sit for the ICSE & ISC Board Examination in March.
Curriculum in St. Mary Convent High School
St. Mary’s Convent High School, Nainital –Offers each student ample opportunities to develop an all-round personality through its multi-faceted curriculum and sufficient facilities to excel in various fields of interest.
The students are prepared for class 10 and Class 12 Examinations conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi (CISCE). The medium of instruction is English. Hindi is taught as second language in all classes up to class X. The medium of instruction is English
Academic Terms and Exams
The Academic year in St. Mary’s Convent High School is from March to November which is divided into two terms. March to June with a break of about 10days and July to November ending with the final examination.
Sports and activities in St Mary Convent School
Basket Ball, athletics, Volleyball, table tennis and Badminton are the principal games. A wide range of cultural and co-curricular activities allow for the development of communication and inter-personal skills. Each and every student takes part in the annual sports function which generally takes place in the month of May.
St. Mary’s Convent High School is charmingly situated on a gently sloping hill with 26 acres of ground, admirably adapted for a boarding school. The lake district of Nainital unfolds a blue -green panorama of shimmering lakes splashed with brightly coloured yachts, neatly terraced slopes and the hypnotizing Kumaon Hills sprawling for miles and miles covered with age old Deodars, pines and majestic oak trees.
Set over 1938 metres above sea level, Nainital rises up and around its large lake. The school is situated in ‘Ramnee Park’, about 600 feet above the Nainital Lake, at a distance of 2 kms. from Nainital town.