St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun is a high School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. It was founded in 1934 and is governed by the members of the Patrician Brothers’ Institute. And it is known to be one of the best and oldest Schools of Dehradun. Today, it has over 3400 students, 120 teachers and about 40 ancillary staff on roll.
Affiliation of St. Joseph Academy
St. Joseph’s Academy at Dehradun is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ISCE), New Delhi for the Class X and XII board examinations. The School session starts from April and ends in March next year. The whole session is divided into 3 terms.
St. Joseph’s Academy is accredited for conducting National Institute of Open Schooling Examinations for secondary and senior secondary levels twice a year-May and November. Admissions for these are done in July or August for the next year’s exams. Subjects offered include Home Science, Secretarial Practice, Typewriting, etc.
Students joining Class II or above cannot be admitted unless his previous recognized school’s Transfer Certificate is produced. The T.C. should be countersigned by the Secretary, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi/The Inspector of Schools in the State where the School is situated, if the state is other than Uttarakhand.
Admission to class XI will be based on the results of class X (ICSE) and the personal interview/counselling.
The course of study in class IX and XI is not automatic. The choice of subjects offered and/or the group (Science/Commerce) shall be offered to the students on the basis of their performance in the VIII/ICSE examinations. The criteria or the cut off percentage will vary from year to year, depending upon the overall results of the students in the relevant subjects in the VIII/X (ICSE) Examination.
The admission fee, annual fee, development charges and the first installment of the tuition fees must be paid in advance to complete the admission formalities. After the completion of the admission process, no fees will be refunded under any circumstance.
All admissions will be based strictly on the merit of the candidate. Any effort to seek admission by offering a donation to the school or by some recommendation will debar a student from getting admission.
Facilities in St. Josephs Academy
It has the best infrastructural facility in School of Dehradun. The buildings are made from modern techniques. The School Auditorium, well equipped with the finest audio-visual features, is the most magnificent one in the Doon Valley.
Sports Activities in St Joseph Academy
Special courts and fields for tennis, basketball, squash and other games are provided for the students. Sports facility is also provided. It has one of the biggest playing fields in the town. The School sports three full sized Soccer fields, two tennis courts, three basketball courts and numerous other athletic facilities.