With these thoughts in mind on 17th July 1979, Emma Thompson School and English Medium School was established under the Chairmanship of Bishop J.R. Lance, Ms. S. Shipston, then the Manager Mrs. A. Lyall, Manager of Lal Bagh College, Ms. Emma Thompson, an eminent Manager of Lal Bagh College. We are privileged to be named after such a wonderful lady Ms. S. Strader. An American missionary, was that visionary who shaped the school. She was an able Principal and an excellent Administrator.
The School grew into leaps and bounds from preparatory class to Class V. There were some many circular activities held like flower decoration, Art and Craft Exhibition. it was decided in 1984 that the boys will study till class V.
From class VI onwards, it was entirely girls -School. In 1987, class VIII was added.
"Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you."
In 1987 , the first of many achievements came our way. When the school acquired affiliation from the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations New Delhi.
In 1989, Our first batch of 16 girls appeared for the I.C.S.E. Examinations, New Delhi, In 2002, the school get permanent recognition for class X. Second landmark was the permission granted to open Class XI and XII for Humanities and Commerce. In 2004, the first batch of 84 students appeared for (ISC) class XII Board Examinations.
In 2007 we were granted permission from Council to open Science stream for XI, Now we have all the three streams, Humanities, Commerce and science.
Updated on: [March 15, 2021]