St Joseph's Academy, Ghaziabad
- St. Joseph Academy
- Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Carmelites of Mary Immaculate congregation was founded by Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara at Mannanam in Kerala on the 8th of December 1955. Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara was born on 10 February 1805. He contributed greatly to the development of education in the contemporary society by starting two congregations namely: Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) and Congregation of Mother of Carmel (CMC) to promote education. When he was the Vicar General of the Vicariate of Verapoly he directed that every church should start a school attached to it. He encouraged children of all sections to attend schools and started incentives like midday meals, supply of school dress to popularize education. Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara died on 3rd January 1861. Today CMI and CMC congregations run 938 educational institutions of all hues ranging from pre-primary schools to Deemed University in India and abroad.
St. Joseph's Academy is open to all students irrespective of caste and creed. They are accepted and cherished as they are and are helped to grow in their cultural, social and religious milieu. Being a CMI. educational institution, it aims at forming children who are intellectually competent, spiritually oriented, morally upright, socially mature, emotionally balanced and noble in behaviour and who will champion the cause of justice, love, truth and peace and are ever open to further growth.
Documents required at the time of application/admission
1. Admission is granted to Nursery after Registration and an audience with the parent/s and the child. Admission to other classes is done after a selection test for which registration is done in advance. Admission and assignment to a particular class or section are entirely reserved to the school authorities.2. A Date of Birth Certificate of the candidate issued by the local government authority should be produced at the time of admission. Date of Birth once entered in the application form on the basis of such certificates will in no case be altered. Admission will be granted to pupils who have attended other schools, only after a Transfer Certificate from the school last attended is produced.