Mar Thoma Residential School was founded in 1974 by the Mar Thoma Educational Agency, Tiruvalla Kerala, India, which is a charitable body registered under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act XII of 1955. The Metropolitan of the Mar Thoma Church is the Patron of the Society. The school started functioning with three teachers and eighteen pupils. From such humble beginning, the school has had a phenomenal growth. At present, it has 70 teachers and over one thousand six hundred pupils on the roll.
The school has separate hostels for Boys and Girls, full time Wardens and Ayahs are available to take care of children. Resident Teachers supervise the study hours and other activities of the hostels. Weak students are given special coaching by staff.
Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian food is provided in a healthy and hygienic environment. Parents are strictly advised not to bring any food or snacks for the boarders. We have a well equipped Health Care Centre where students can avail the services of a qualified nurse.
All boarders regularly attend the Sunday worship at the Jerusalem Mar Thoma Church, Kuttappuzha.Family prayers are held in Hostels. A combined worship service is held on Saturdays in the evening. Sunday School classes are also conducted for boarders.The school also makes arrangements and prepares students for the Service of the First Communicants.
Normally, boarders are allowed to go home once in a month on second Saturdays. Children can be visited by parents, guardians or relatives between 3.30 pm and 6.00 pm on week days and between 9.00 am and 6.00 pm on weekends. However, parents and guardians are advised to keep such visits to the minimum. Parents must give a full list of the persons who are authorized to visit the children. Children are not allowed to keep money in any form as well as jewellery or any other valuables.
Updated on: [September 24, 2018]