St. Alphonsa’s Educational Society is a distinguished institution that was founded in 1979 by a group of visionary educators hailing from various communities. The school was established as a secular society with a noble mission of imparting high-quality education to the children in the local community. Since its inception, the institution has grown into one of the most prestigious schools in the region, renowned for its academic excellence, holistic approach to education, and a strong sense of community.
At St. Alphonsa’s, we believe that every child is unique and possesses innate talents and abilities that must be nurtured in a supportive and inclusive environment. Our primary objective is to provide an education tailored to meet each student's individual needs, empowering them to reach their full potential. We offer a wide range of academic programs, from kindergarten to high school, that are designed to foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a love for learning.
Our highly qualified and experienced faculty members employ innovative teaching methodologies that encourage active participation and engagement, making the learning experience exciting and enjoyable. We place a strong emphasis on creating a dynamic learning environment that challenges students to think creatively and independently, preparing them for success in college and beyond.
In addition to our strong academic programs, we also place great emphasis on character development and community service. Our students are encouraged to become responsible and compassionate members of society, and we provide numerous opportunities for them to give back to their community through service projects and volunteer work. We believe that education is not just about acquiring knowledge, but also about developing the values and skills needed to positively impact the world.
St. Alphonsa’s Primary and Secondary School has a diverse student body, comprising students from different cultures, backgrounds, and communities. We celebrate and embrace our diversity, fostering an environment of mutual respect, understanding, and inclusivity. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to ensuring that every student feels safe, valued, and supported, fostering a sense of belonging and community spirit.
As we look to the future, St. Alphonsa’s remains committed to our founding mission of providing a high-quality education to all children in our community. We are proud of our rich history and our reputation for academic excellence, and we look forward to continuing to serve our students and families for many years to come.
Our mission at St. Alphonsa's is to go beyond mere academic education and to instill in our students the values of wisdom, integrity, compassion, character, conscience, ethics, and principles. We aim to equip our students with the knowledge and skills necessary for their success, but more importantly, we seek to empower them to use their knowledge with purpose and responsibility. By cultivating these values and qualities, we strive to develop individuals who will become assets to their families, communities, and the nation. Our goal is to help shape the leaders of tomorrow who will make a positive impact on society and make our nation proud."
At St. Alphonsa’s, our vision is to create a dynamic and vibrant learning environment that empowers our students to excel in all aspects of their lives. We believe that our students should carry with them the indelible impression and pride of Alphonsa, wherever they go and on whatever paths they choose. We aspire to foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and creativity that encourages our students to strive for greatness, both inside and outside the classroom.
Our goal is to provide our students with a comprehensive and well-rounded education that prepares them for success in the rapidly changing world of the 21st century. We encourage our students to explore their interests and passions, challenge themselves to identify their strengths, and reinforce them in order to achieve their full potential.
We believe that a strong foundation in academics, coupled with an emphasis on character development and social responsibility, is the key to creating responsible and compassionate leaders of tomorrow. We remain committed to creating an environment that fosters learning, provides opportunities for growth, and empowers our students to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.
Vision & Values
Sri M. Vishnu Prasad:
Sri M. Vishnu Prasad is an accomplished professional and the Director of Administration cum Correspondent at St. Alphonsa's. He holds a post-graduate degree in Chemistry and is a specialist in Radio Isotopes. Mr. Prasad has been instrumental in driving positive change by visiting several renowned schools in the US to gain insights into their educational systems. He has successfully adapted and implemented practices that are best suited to the Indian education system. As a visionary leader, he is committed to providing an exceptional learning experience to students. His extensive knowledge and experience in the field of education make him an invaluable member of the St. Alphonsa's School management team. Mr. Prasad is a firm believer in the power of Yoga and Meditation and has achieved self-mastery through these practices, which he also encourages students and staff to adopt as a means of promoting physical and mental well-being.
Smt. D. Aruna Yasoda:
Smt. D. Aruna Yasoda is a highly accomplished academician and the Director of Academics at St. Alphonsa's School. She holds a gold medal in M. Sc. Chemistry, which is a testament to her academic prowess. In addition to her achievements in the field of science, Smt. Yasoda is also a music maestro in both vocal and instrumental music. She encourages her students to develop a well-rounded aesthetic sense and has honed her own skills in music and art as a role model. Smt. Yasoda firmly believes that extracurricular activities play an important role in an individual's holistic development, and she has demonstrated this through her own life. Her multifaceted talents and experience make her an invaluable member of the St. Alphonsa's management team, and she is committed to providing students with a comprehensive education that fosters not only academic excellence but also a well-rounded personality.
Sri D. Srinivasa Raju:
Sri D. Srinivasa Raju is a dynamic professional and the Director of Finance cum Secretary of St. Alphonsa's Educational Society. As the son of the late Sri D. L. N. Raju garu, the founder of the institution and beloved former Chairman, Mr. Srinivasa Raju is deeply committed to carrying forward the legacy of his father and ensuring the continued success of St. Alphonsa's School. He is a technocrat who believes in leveraging technology to enhance the educational experience of students and has spearheaded several initiatives in this regard. Mr. Srinivasa Raju is a skilled administrator, an efficient finance manager, and an enthusiastic entrepreneur who has played an instrumental role in the growth and development of St. Alphonsa's. He is a go-getter who is always striving to improve the institution and provide students with the best possible education. His leadership and vision have been critical in enabling St. Alphonsa's to maintain its position as a leading educational institution in the region.
Mrs. G. J. Helen Exelda:
Mrs. G. J. Helen Exelda is a dedicated educationist and the Headmistress of St. Alphonsa's School. With over 30 years of experience in the field of education, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. Mrs. Exelda joined the St. Alphonsa's family in 1991 as a senior English teacher and has since made invaluable contributions to the institution. In recognition of her exceptional leadership and teaching abilities, she was elevated to the position of Headmistress in 2017. Mrs. Exelda holds a Master's degree in English, a Bachelor of Education degree, and a Master of Philosophy degree, all of which have equipped her with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in her role. As Headmistress, Mrs. Exelda plays a key role in the day-to-day administration of the school and is committed to providing students with a high-quality education that prepares them for the challenges of the future. Her passion for education and her deep commitment to the welfare of the students have made her an invaluable member of the St. Alphonsa's family.