Carmel English Medium School, Ochanthuruth (2002)


Sr Maria Ancy AC

Name of the Institution : Carmel English Medium School, Ochanthuruth

Year of starting : 2002
Vision of the Institution: Transformation of society through the apostolate of
Education: Educate, Empower, Enlighten

  • We strive to draw out the full potential of our students aiming at the transformation of society through them.
  • We foster in them the Gospel values, to be rooted in prayer and committed to serve the society as responsible citizens.

Carmel’s mission is to form integrated students who are capable of responding to the challenges of life with deep faith in God, joy, optimism and whose choices and decisions are guided by eternal values, enriched by our cultural heritage and committed to the service of our people.
Carmel English Medium School is situated in the Vypin Island which is located at the distance of 5 km from the city of Ernakulam in Kerala. It had a humble beginning in June 2002. It started near the convent as a nursery school. The school building for the primary classes was built later. It was blessed on 31st May 2003. The strength in the school went up and felt the need to begin the High School. Thus land was acquired and the foundation stone was laid on 11th February 2009. The building was completed and was blessed and inaugurated on 27th May 2010. The students are mainly from the fisher folk community and daily laborers and 70% of them are Catholics. It has miles to go to prove its worth. We aim at it through the dedicated and committed work of the sisters and staff with the help of the people of the locality. The students are eager to learn. 4 batches of class X wrote the ICSE Board Examination and won 100% results.
Carmel English Medium School is affiliated to the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education(ICSE) New Delhi, No.KE.136. It got the provisional affiliation certificate on 13th May 2013.
We draw our inspiration from Christ, who willed the total development of every person, from our Patroness Our Lady of Mount Carmel and our Foundress, Venerable Mother Veronica of the Passion. Our Education is directed towards the total development of the person with a special thrust on instilling Gospel values in those we educate. We want to form responsible citizens in the country who are ready to take their place in social, political and cultural life with selflessness and zeal.

Carmel English Medium School follows the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) syllabus designed to provide an examination in a course of general education, in accordance with the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986 (India), through the medium of English. National and regional languages are given due importance.

The subjects that are offered by the ICSE Board are divided into three groups.
Group I includes Compulsory Subjects — English, History & Civics, & Geography, and an Indian Language

Group II which includes Mathematics, Science (Physics, Biology and Chemistry) and any one from separate subjects, Computer Science and Economics
Group III has Computer Applications and Economic Applications.

Address Carmel English Medium School
Ochanthuruth P. O. 682508
Valappu, Kochi
School-Mobile 8086589188
E-mail ID
Year of Establishment 2002
Status KG, LP, UP, High School
Aided / Unaided Unaided
Affiliated to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education(ICSE), New Delhi, No.KE.136
Higher Secondary Board, Govt. of Kerala
Headmistress Sr. Maria Ancy A.C
Manager Sr. Maria Sandeepa A.C.