St. Joseph’s School
Founded in 1978, St. Joseph’s School (SJS) is located at Pokharia, in Biratnagar. Established with an objective of imparting an education in English medium for people of all levels in an environment that fosters spirit of unity, fraternity and equality among the students, St. Joseph’s School was founded by Mrs. Sabita Sitaula with her private investments. Initially, the classes were conducted in a rented building, however, with the tremendous increase in the number of the students, the school was later shifted to its present location at Saraswati tole in 1982. In 1986, the school upgraded itself to secondary school and in the year 1998, it further upgraded itself as a higher secondary school.
Following its motto ‘Lead Kindly Lights’, the school aims to bring out the students of all levels into the light of knowledge from darkness they are in. It runs school from Nursery to class ten as well as ten plus two college for science, management and humanities streams with affiliation to Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB). The activities such as making decisions, administering and monitoring the policies, etc. are carried out under the guidance of the managing committee.
The school area is spread over 2.5 bighas of land and has formed ‘L’ shaped layout. The center structure of the school consists of total twenty eight rooms with three storied facility which accommodates Principal’s residence on the top floor with dormitories for the boarders in the middle floor and hostel office, dining room, junior section computer lab, etc. on the ground floor. The main building consists of four floors and has thirty one rooms that accommodate junior secondary and secondary classes, science and computer labs, etc. The two storied building of the school consists of 17 rooms which houses pre-primary and primary classes, accounts and administrative office, etc. The school also provides the facilities of swimming pool, play fields, transportation, hostel, etc.
St. Joseph’s School (SJS) not only focuses on imparting quality education to the students but also helps in overall physical and mental development of the students.