St. Joseph's School, Darjeeling
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|St. Joseph's School|
|Other name||North Point|
|Former name||St Joseph's College, Darjeeling|
("Lift Up Your Hearts")
|Religious affiliation(s)||Society of Jesus|
|Founder||Fr. Henri Depelchin, S.J.|
|Rector||Fr. Lawrence Maniyar (SJ)|
St. Joseph's School, popularly known as North Point, is a private day and boarding school for boys in Darjeeling, India, owned and managed by the Jesuits. The school was originally called St. Joseph's College until the college section broke away from the school section.
Publications and media
According to the EW Survey of Schools, conducted by Education World Magazine, North Point is one of the best boarding/residential schools in India.North Point is ranked as the best boarding school in West Bengal and the third best boarding school in India in the Education-World C-fore Survey 2016.
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