Christ Nagar School
|Christ Nagar School|
|Emblem of Christ Nagar School, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Kowdiar, near Vellayambalam Junction
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
|School type||CMI, Private, Mixed|
|Patron saint(s)||Kuriakose Elias Chavara|
|School board||Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), fathers|
|Administrator||Rev. Fr. Mathew Kayalaparambil|
|Classes offered||LKG to Standard XII|
|Medium of language||English|
|Sports||Basketball, cricket, football, table tennis|
Christ Nagar Higher Secondary school was started in 1976 as a private English Medium School in Thiruvananthapuram, India, recognized by the state government of Kerala as a minority educational institution. In 2002, Christ Nagar English High School was upgraded to higher secondary level.
Christ Nagar Group of Educational Institutions consists of four private schools, a teachers' training college, and a kindergarten:
|Christ Nagar English Higher Secondary School ||Kerala State Board of Education||Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram||Rev. Fr. Kurian Chalangady||1976 (upgraded to higher secondary in 2002)|
|Christ Nagar Higher Secondary School||ICSE/ISC Board, Delhi||Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram||Rev. Fr. Cyriac kanayil||1994 (upgraded to upper-secondary in 1996)|
|Christ Nagar Senior Secondary School ||CBSE, Delhi||Thiruvallam, Thiruvananthapuram||Rev. Fr. Mathews Araikulam||1996|
|Christ Nagar International School ||Cambridge International Examinations curriculum||Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram||Rev. Fr. Cyriac Thundiyil CMI||2004|
|Christ Nagar College of Education ||Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram||Thiruvallam, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Christ Nagar Kindergarten ||Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram|
- The State School has secured cent percent pass, more than three State Ranks and the largest number of distinctions for a single school in the state every year at the public examinations for the last fifteen years.
- More than 75% of the SSLC students and more than 91% of the ISC students who passed out from the school have entered professional courses through entrance exams.I
- Won the Computer Literary Award instituted by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India.
- The Christ Nagar Senior Secondary School Thirvallam won the British Council's International School Award for the year 2005-06,
- A student of Christ Nagar Higher Secondary School, came second in the 2010 Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Board, scoring 98% in the exams.
- A student of Christ Nagar Higher Secondary School, topped the 2012 Indian School Certificate Board, scoring 99% in the exams.
- The Christ Nagar group of schools is owned and managed by the fathers of religious congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) at Christ Hall, the CMI Monastery at Kowdiar, Trivandrum.
- All of the schools are co-educational.
- Rev. Fr. Mathew Thayil is the Manager to all the Christ Nagar Schools.
- The Principal of the International School is Fr. Cyriac Thundiyil CMI.
Though under a Christian management, admission to the schools are open to all students irrespective of caste and creed .
- Anoop Menon - Malayali actor, script writer, and lyricist
- Vidhu Prathap - playback singer
- Nazriya Nazim – actress
- Shankar Ramakrishnan - Malayalam film director and screenplay writer
- Dr. Murali Mani - Assistant Professor in Computer Science, University of Michigan,
- Ronnie Raphael - Malayalam film music director
- Raiphi Gomez - Indian First Class Cricketer
- Aswin Thampi - Malayalam Cine Child Artist