St Thomas School, Kolkata

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St Thomas' School
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4 Diamond Harbour Road, Kidderpore

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TypePrimary, secondary and higher secondary
MottoLatin: Nisi Dominus Frustra
(Except the Lord, effort in Vain)
Established1789; 230 years ago (1789)
School boardCouncil for the Indian School Certificate Examinations
PrincipalJohn A.K. Ghosh[1]

St Thomas' School is a co-educational kindergarten to higher secondary school in Kidderpore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was established in 1789, making it one of the oldest schools in India and has the largest campus in Kolkata.[2]

It has three football size fields, two basketball courts and children's playgrounds. The campus also houses the St. Thomas' College of Engineering and Technology and has a church known as St. Stephen's Church. There are two schools and an engineering college and a non-formal technical training centre. St. Thomas' boys' and girls' schools are the two schools here.

The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ISC), which conducts the ICSE (Grade 10) and ISC (Grade 12) examinations over the country.


  1. ^ "Faculty". St. Thomas' Boys' School. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  2. ^ Tiwari, Anuradha (23 December 2017). "These Are The 10 Oldest Schools In India". edustoke. Retrieved 12 February 2019.

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