Stewart School, Cuttack has its tell-tale glorious past, soaked in legend. Stewart School, Cuttack was founded in 1882 by the enterprise and generosity of Dr. William Day Stewart, a Civil Surgeon based at Cuttack. In 1910, the school was recognized as a Higher Elementary School by the Inspector of European Schools, Bihar and Orissa. The name of the school was altered to Stewart School, Cuttack, to perpetuate the name of its Founder, Dr. Stewart. In the year 1924 the school was confirmed in the status of Junior Secondary School and the Cambridge Syndicate sanctioned the opening of a center for Cambridge Examinations in the school. In the year 1974, the school was affiliated to CISCE, New Delhi. Stewart School, Cuttack is an Anglo-Indian School and its Principal is the Stateís only Non-official representative on the Inter-State Board for Anglo-Indian Education.
The contribution of Stewart School, Cuttack in the field of education is immeasurable. Stewart School has been a trail-blazer in the educational firmament of Orissa. There are Six Stewart Schools in Orissa under the Management of Diocese of Cuttack, Church of North India catering to the educational needs of the people of Orissa. Stewart School, Cuttack, the oldest among the six and still towers like a giant in the educational spectrum of the state. It has been instrumental in cataclysmic changes that rewrote the socio-political history of Orissa. The illustrious alumni of this prestigious institution have reached top echelons of the society both at national and international levels. Incidentally, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose attended this school till class 7th . Thousands of reputed professionals spread across the globe feel proud to call themselves ex-Stewartonians. Stewart School, Cuttack continues to produce men and women with clarity of vision. Academic excellence is at the top of the hierarchy of the priorities of Stewart School. The Sterling performance of the students in ICSE examinations year after year, bears testimony to the achievements of Stewart School, Cuttack.
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