St. Augustine's School is a minority Christian School established and administered by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Darjeeling. The school is under the religious jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Darjeeling who is also the President of the Governing Body.
St. Augustine's School, Kalimpong, is a school which conducts classes from Lower Kinder Garten to Class XII, and is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Education, New Delhi. The School is recognized by the Department of Education, Government of West Bengal. It is situated in the town of Kalimpong of Darjeeling District. The school was established in the year 1945 A.D.
The School aims at the education of the Catholic Community around and extends its services to members of other communities to the extent possible. The School stands for the academic excellence, development of skills -and character formation based on the love of God and the service of humanity as modeled in Jesus Christ with a view of training citizens remarkable for all-round development and sincere com≠mitment to God and country.
English is the Medium of Instruction in St. Augustine's School. Hindi, Nepali, Tibetan, Bengali, Mizo and Dzongkha are taught as second languages. It is compulsory to take one of these languages. Students of classes V - VII are taught Bengali as third language. The course of studies followed leads up to the Indian Certificate of the Secondary Education (ICSE - Class X) Examination & (ISC - class XII) Examination.
Updated on: [October 29, 2017]