Parents are always looking out for schools that will certainly help prepare their child for the world and there’s no better place to teach that than at a matriculation school. The environment, the curriculum as well as the values and ethics taught at these schools will definitely prepare children for the days to come.
Here is a list of Matriculation schools in Chennai
1. Good Shepherd Convent Matriculation school
This is an English medium high school that is affiliated with the CBSE and IGCSE board. It has been in existence since 1925 and has now become a premier group of educational institutions in Chennai as well as different parts of the country.
2. SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School
The SBOA school was started in June 1983 with classes only from VI to IX. This school is run by the SBIOA Education Trust. Later, after getting good response and given the need amongst student who want to pursue further studies under matriculation syllabus of the Tamil Nadu Government. After getting enough recognition, Class X was started and a Higher Sec was added in 1994.
3. Jaigopal Garodia Vivekananda Vidyalaya Matric Hr. Sec school
The school endeavors to provide educational facilities since the year 1984. For the past several years, the students have continually performed well in the CBSE board exams and in the higher secondary board exams. Besides that, the students have also earned many laurels in sports and other co-curricular activities.
4. Velammal Matriculation
Velammal Matriculation School is committed to produce global citizens that are able to face the challenges of the modern world with total courage and confidence. Velammal has the best infrastructure available in the city and thanks to the teachers who have taught the students well that have encouraged the students to score high and made the country proud in various fields. The school has been making a mark in nearly everything as they continue to leave no stone unturned.
5. St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School
St. Bede’s was founded in the year 1907 and has always been the most sorted for thousands of Anglo-Indian boys over the last century. The mission of this school is to develop the personality and character of every child through the imparting of sound education that is based on the Christian values and principles that adopt the unique ‘Preventive System of Don Bosco’.
6. Saraswati Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School
As the title of the blog goes, this is another school that has its roots in Chennai. The school was constructed in 1950 and was inaugurated in 1956. The school enrolls children from kindergarten to higher secondary level. It is part of the Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education.
7. St.Joseph’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School
This is an all girls’ Catholic school that has grades from first to twelfth standard. The school prepares the students for the higher secondary and matriculation level examination conducted by the government of Tami Nadu. It is owned by the society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.
8. Ebenezer Marcus Matriculation
This higher secondary school has its origins in the beginning of the fifth June in the year 1978. It was started as a co-educational English medium that follows the Tamil Nadu matriculation syllabus by Pastor K.M Jaganathan. It is managed by the trust known as Ebenezer Marcus trust.
9. Adarsh Vidyalaya
Adarsh Vidyalaya is a matriculation school by the Punjab association established for girls. Located in Royapettah, this school was constructed by P.N Dhawan who is the founder of this school. Since the time of its establishment, it has branched across the city. The other branches of the school are Adarsh Vidyalaya Branch School, Gill Adarsh Matriculation Higher Secondary School, MGR Adarsh Public Matric Higher Secondary School, Padma Adarsh Higher Secondary School and Anna Adarsh Matric Higher Secondary School.
10. Vanavani Matriculation Higher Secondary School
This school is located in the campus of the Indian Institute of Technology and was founded in the year 1963. Today it has grown into a full-fledged matriculation school with over 2200 boys and girls on the rolls. This school prepares students for the T.N examination at the end of standard X.
11. Loyola Matriculation
This school is located in Kodambakkam and seeks to nurture future ready global youth that are fully equipped with confidence, leadership qualities and academic excellence. This school is affiliated with the Matriculation board of education of Tamil Nadu.
12. Spartan Matriculation
This higher secondary school was founded in the 70s and stands today as a pillar for academic learning. It can be compared to some of the best schools in Chennai as it has excelled in various fields such as sports, academics as well as extracurricular activities.
13. Leo Matriculation
This school was founded in the year 1987 and has now gone on to become one of the best schools in the city of Chennai. It is duly recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu and had only 460 students in the beginning. Since then the number has grown to an astonishing strength of 2500.
14. Sacred Heart Matriculation
This school was promoted in the year 1909. Sacred heart obtained its affiliation to the Madras University in 1952 and then became a private matriculation school. In the year 1954, the first batch of students appeared for the matriculation exams. Now the strength of students is 600.
15. Bentick Higher secondary school
Located on Jeremiah road, this school is considered to be one of Chennai’s best girls’ school that is affiliated with the directorate of matriculation schools, Tamil Nadu. It offers English medium education to girls from year one to year 12
16. C.S.I Bain Matriculation
A missionary from the Church of Scotland by the name of Miss E.M Bain founded the school in the year 1929.Thanks to the efforts from the successor Miss J. Jones the school became a matriculation school in the year 1963 and then a higher secondary school in 1978.
17. C.S.I Ewart Matriculation
This here is a private Christian school founded in the year 1913. It has obtained the matriculation status in 1945 and is managed by the Church of South India, Madras Diocese. The school mostly serves the communities of Pursawalkam, Vepery, Kilpauk, Egmore, Sowcarpet and Perambur.
18. Don Bosco Matriculation
Don Bosco Matric is located in Egmore, Chennai. The school itself was established in July 1958 with a strength of 140 students with Fr. Mallon as the principal. It has now grown to a strength of over 3000 students. The school is affiliated to the Matriculation system of Tamil Nadu until class 10.
19. St. Johns Matriculation
Located in Baba Nagar, the St. Johns Matriculation higher secondary school is part of an education trust known as the St. Johns educational trust. This trust manages multiple other institutions in places like Poonamalle, Mandaveli and Alwarthirunagar.
20. Sethu Bhaskar Matriculation
This is by far the biggest school in Ambattur. It was opened in 1988 and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013. It is divided into five sections; namely kindergarten, primary, middle, high and higher secondary. These sections are operated under independent heads who are accountable to the correspondent and the principal.
Picking the right school for kids is always difficult with so many options available. Maybe this list of the top schools in Chennai might make things less difficult.