Carmel Education Society (R) was established in the year 1968, with Mrs.Dorothy Menezes and Late Alexander Menezes as its founding members.
The society under its able leadership runs Carmel High School since 42 years presently affiliated to the ICSE board, New Delhi and catering to nearly 3000 students on its rolls with a staff strength of 120. The school is also affiliated to the State SSLC board having secured 100% results at both board examinations with state ranks in 1991, 1992, 1993 & 1998.
The school has its own building and playground and has several renowned personalities as its alumni. In 1993, when the Institution celebrated its Silver jubilee, eminent guests as Sri.M.N.Venatachalaiah, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, Sri M.Veerappa Moily, then Chief Minister of Karnataka graced the celebration among other eminent personalities.
Our institution is one of the six schools in Bangalore to have a tie-up with schools in the United Kingdom (UK) under the UKIERI project (UK – India Educational Research Initiative). The school has also been awarded the International School Award by the British council for 3 years 2010 – 2013, for promoting internationalism in education. These are some of the school’s global, educational cultural exchange programmes for students and teachers.
On the sports field, the budding athletes and sportsmen have represented the Institution in various sporting events at state and national level. On the academic front , the Institution promotes all round development, laying equal emphasis on academic as well as co-curricular activities. The students have participated in a number of literary and cultural events at various schools, district and state level.
We are proud to say, that our institution was among the first few to introduce technology in classroom teaching. Our classrooms are equipped with a plasma screen networked to a computer system, enabling the teacher to toggle between blackboard methodology and simultaneous use of technology.
- Day School
- School provides transportation
- Nursery to X
- ICSE Board
- English Medium
- Day School
- Co-ed School
- Grades: 1-10
- School Day: Monday - Saturday
- Timing: 10am - 5pm
- Gender: Co-Educational
- Religion: All
- Principal: N.A.
- Curriculum: ICSE
- Language: English
- Fees: Contact to School
The need to seek knowledge beyond the walls of the classroom is essential. The well-stocked library caters to the avid reading needs of the students and it provokes young minds to broaden their horizons. The library subscribes various magazines that help to meet the varying requirements of the students. In addition to seeking information within the library, students can use computers in the library to browse the internet for information.
In a world of inter connectivity, computers play an important role. The school has a well – equipped computer lab for the use of students. Every student is provided with a PC to explore the world of technology. The theory and the practical classes attended by these children enable them to expand their horizon of knowledge.
The school offers computer education from Class V to Class X. The computer lab is well equipped with fast internet enabled, networked computers. Students are encouraged to acquire the skills needed to operate applications, which help in the learning process. They are trained to learn the software applications and programming languages. Computer sessions and internet access are monitored and supervised by computer teachers who aid and guide the children through the sessions.
There is a hygienic cafeteria that caters to the appetite of the students by providing them with a variety of healthy food and drink.
The class room learning is supported with practical application experience in our well equipped science labs. It provides an open environment for students to experiment. Our labs are highly sophisticated and fully equipped to meet the curriculum requirements for Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
In loving and fond memory of late Mr. Alexander Menezes our Founder Secretary of Carmel Education Society, a multi-purpose Hall is named after him where a variety of events and programmes are held.
This block houses the offices concerned with the management of day-to-day affairs of the Institution. The offices of the Secretary and the Principal which is adorned with trophies and shields, is housed here and where parents and visitors interact with the management. Teachers and students are free to come with different problems be it personal or academic related, a solution is definitely achieved with the guidance of our Principal and Administrator.
The ambience of this office makes it very convenient and comfortable for parents to make the necessary financial transactions of their ward.
A comfort zone for the teachers where exchange of ideas, planning and even sharing lighter moments are spent. Teachers have access to the internet to enhance their subject knowledge and teaching skills.
These chambers are a place for interaction between the curricular heads and Heads of various departments.
The terrace spaces of the building are suitably protected to provide ample utility for various activities, celebrations, workshops etc.
The bright and spacious classrooms are extremely conducive for learning. The concept of e-learning is accorded priority. To this end, every class room from std V-X is provided with a plasma TV connected to a computer system which is networked to the KNOWLEDGE CENTRE, the storehouse of curriculum related software. Most concepts are clarified by the use of this system. The SMARTCLASS is supported by Educomp Solutions ltd.
Education at Carmel begins at the Kindergarten block. An entire building houses the playhome and Kindergarten classrooms. A well researched curriculum has been developed that is appropriate for each age group, providing a colorful and enriched learning environment with a view for a holistic development.
AUDIO - VISUAL ROOM
An exclusive audio-visual room with ample seating which facilitates good and convenient viewing with the necessary technology, makes it an ideal place for learning.
CARMEL SPORTS ARENA
Carmel High School has a strong conviction in holistic education. Sports have been an integral part of the comprehensive education in Carmel history since its inception. The sports complex and the Playground bear testimony to the fact that there is constant upgradation in the infrastructure of sports, providing state of the art facilities to scores of students year after year. The playground and sports arena can accommodate sports such volleyball, basketball, throwball, cricket and athletics. The two playgrounds can comfortably accommodate intra school and interschool sporting activities and functions.
The Sports Arena provides a convenient parking space for the bicycle and two-wheelers of students and staff. The seating arrangement of the spectators spells out the four houses of the school- namely-sapphire, ruby, emerald and topaz with cover and comfort. Morning assembly is a regular feature in the complex by the Middle and High school students.
Carmel High School hosts every year Alexander Memorial Rolling Trophy for volleyball in memory of its founder Late Alexander Menezes.
The school makes special effort in coaching the students in cricket, volleyball, athletics and other sporting events.
ENGLISH AND MATH LAB
"Bend a tree, while still a twig" is afamous saying and keeping in mind, the true essence of this statement the management has introduced labs in English and Math for students of Class I - IV in order to strengthen basic concepts in these subjects which is the core around which most areas of academics revolve.
Extra Curricular Activities
Carmel also lays extensive emphasis on sports and extra-curricular activities. Specialized and experienced coaches are deployed in a wide spectrum of sporting disciplines. The school participates and excels in various inter school sports tournaments. Carmel believes in holistic education with a child centered approach.
To provide higher education, the society has established a Pre-University College since the year 2002 offering courses in Science and Commerce stream. The college building was inaugurated by Justice Michael Saldanha, former judge of the High Court of Karnataka in the presence of several ministers and other prominent guests, who visited the campus. The results of the college at the board examinations have been good. In the year 2007 & 2009 students of the college had secured the I Rank in the STATE in the CET (Medical) and III Rank in the CET (Architecture) respectively.
On 10th January 2008, a new block of the college Alexander Block was inaugurated by Hon’ble Justice Cyriac Joseph, former Chief Justice of the High court of Karnataka and Dr.U R Anantha Murthy, an eminent Litterateur.
The latest addition to the Institution’s infrastructure is the CARMEL SPORTS ARENA, an indoor-outdoor Sports Complex, was inaugurated on 16th July 2011 in the presence of Sri.S Suresh Kumar, Hon’ble Minister for Law & Parliamentary affairs and Urban Development, Govt. of Karnataka, Sri Arjun Devaiah, International Athlete and other well known sports personalities.
The school and college under the able guidance of its Managing Committee headed by Justice K. Jagannatha Shetty (Rtd),former Judge,High Court of Karnataka has been showing steady progress in its commitment to making its students- physical, social, moral, spiritual and ethical citizens of our country.