The school started with 11 students and 3 teachers in a rented building. We have been able to attain tremendous growth within a short span of time and now we have classes upto Std. XII with 1700 students whose academic requirements are met by a team of eminently qualified and dedicated teachers.
Attention to the individual is ensured by restricting the number of students in each class. An effort to upgrade the faculty is made by deputing teachers to refresher programmes.
The school is run under Chevalier T Thomas Educational Trust (Regd.), a public Charitable Trust, started by the founderChev. T Thomas. The Trust is a leading Educational agency which already has in its fold four recognized leading institutions in Chennai – Matric Boys’ Hr. Sec. School and Matric Girls’ Hr. Sec. School in PERAMBUR, Chennai, Matric Hr. Sec. School (Co-educational) at Redhills and a women’s college in Perambur. The three schools are affiliated to the Matriculation and Hr. Sec. Boards of Govt. of Tamilnadu and the college is affiliated to the University of Madras. Marian Sr. Sec. School is the only school in Kerala under the Management which is affiliated to the Central Board of Sec. Education, New Delhi.
The object of the Trust is to establish and manage Educational institutions of high standard and to serve the society and nation by helping the needy and deserving students irrespective of Caste, Community, Creed or Religion.
The Governing Body consists of eminent and educationists.
The aim of the school is to provide a full liberal and comprehensive education and to impart education through modern training methods which will develop the character and personality of the child. The object is to turn out young men and women with a keen sense of discipline and responsibility, initiative and self-reliance, integrity and loyalty to the nation Our motto as depicted in our school emblem is SM -> ST. MARY – ADORNED BY THE CROWN with the wording DOMINIE ILLUMINA ME – ‘God enlighten me’.
The crown represents success in the fulfillment of imparting best education.