ST. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL AT A GLANCE
|Founded on||:||2nd February, 1983|
|Administration||:||Catholic Diocese of Bhagalpur|
|Founder President||:||Late Rt. Rev. Urban Eugene McGarry TOR, the first Bishop of Bhagalpur||
|School Type||:||Co-educational School|
|Medium of instruction||:||English|
|Board||:||I. C. S. E. (Class Xth) & I.S.C. (Class XIIth) Board|
|Campus area||:||6 acres|
|Address||:||St. Joseph’s School, T. N .B. College P.O., Bhagalpur-812 007|
|Telephone||:||School Office Phone : 0641-2500835
Plus Two Office Phone : 0641-3200315
|Classes||:||Kindergarten to Class XII|
|Student Strength||:||Above 4000|
|Houses||:||High School 4 ( Namely: Astros, Biogens, Marines, Terrestrians )
Higher Secondary 2 (Namely : Gladiatore and Knights)
|Academic Year||:||Second week of March to third week of February|
The school has extensive facilities for the benefit of students. The well-equipped library with all kinds of books on all is open on all school days and for few hours during vacations for the benefit of students. The school computer-centre has a large network of latest computers. A large number of educational and reference multimedia CDs are also available for all-round academic support to the students.
Different societies in the school help students give expression to themselves and their talents. To express their creativity and to strengthen their innate ability at various crafts students take up a wide variety of hobbies like music, painting, glass painting, batik painting, clay modeling, craft, model making etc. Time to time special camps are organized at school campus so that the students can be encouraged to learn, do better and develop their special interest in various areas. School students also have a long tradition of physical activities. They participate in educational tours and camps, Scout and Guide camps, adventure activities – such as : cycling, cross-country race, mountain climbing, fossil collection.
Games and sports is an integral part of the school curriculum for which a wide range of facilities are available such School stadium. Students are encouraged to participate in athletics, football, cricket, basketball, table tennis, badminton, chess.
School has a fully equipped Brass band which performs at all major events and celebrations. Students are trained under the guidance of a full-time highly experienced senior bandmaster.