St. Joseph High School Boys
Khadki, Pune, Maharashtra 411 003
St. Joseph High School, Boys is an English Medium School established and managed by the Poona Diocesan Education Society. It is recognized by the Government of Maharashtra and comprises of ten standards, besides the Pre-Primary classes and prepares pupils, primarily, for the Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C) Examination of the State of Maharashtra.
St. Joseph High School, Boys aims at giving all round education – academic, physical, moral and spiritual – primarily to Catholics, for whose education the institution has been established, and also to other children irrespective of religion or race in so far as is consonant with Catholic principles.
The patron St. Joseph is a model of living for its staff and students, for he was a just and wise man, who lived out his deep faith in God.
The great missionary, Rev. Fr. Bader, s. j., who was then the Parish Priest of St. Ignatius Church, Kirkee looked after the parish school between 1935-1949
In the year 1951, St. Joseph was started under the leadership of then Bishop Rt. Rev. Andrew D’Souza invited the sisters of Trinvandrum Carmelites to continue the school in English Medium which earlier existed in Tamil Medium. It was the parish school having primary level education.
The esteemed institution of St. Joseph High School, Boys’ was established on the 8th of June 1963. The school is situated in the northern part of Pune city; in the garrison town of Kirkee; in the vicinity of the heritage monument of the St. Ignatius Church, the Court and the Kirkee Cantonment Board. The somber clam ambience, surrounded by lush green trees and clean air far from the vehicular traffic makes it an ideal place for the school.
The school has a ground plus two storied quadrangular building where all the class rooms are situated. It has well equipped Physics, Chemistry, and Biology labs; along with that the school has two sophisticated computer labs, a geography room, a music room, an audio visual room, a gymnasium, a drawing room and a well equipped library. The school building is surrounded by a big ground used for sports activities and an assembly ground which has a basket ball court. The school also has a big auditorium where various programmes and meetings are held.
The school is divided into the pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher secondary sections. The school is affiliated to the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. The 10th standard students give the S.S.C. exams respectively each year.
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