Established in 1978, serving the NJP / Siliguri area
for over 30 years, St. Joseph's School is a catholic
Co-Educational School in the diocese of Jalpaiguri,
preparing students for ICSE examinations. The School
caters students from preparatory to year 12.
Mission Statement: St. Joseph's School offers a
holistic education with catholic ethos aiming all
around development of individuals in a homely
atmosphere and in close collaboration with parents.
Spiritual and moral formation.
Education of the body, emotion and heart.
Social sensitivity and commitment to the poor.
Education to culture
Vocational and Career Guidance
The Profile of an SJS Student.
Respectable, welcoming and tolerant.
Compassionate towards the poor. Downtrodden and
Recognizes the image of God in everyone.
Strives to promote human dignity, justice and
Committed and enlightened leader, ready to take
A passionate lover of the Will of God and deeply
rooted in God.
Hardworking, sincere, loyal, truthful and
The School established and administered by sisters
of St. Joseph's of Cluny, founded by Blessed
Marie Javouhey. Her pedagogy was based on strong
convictions and on her vision of what it means to be
human. She Said "Education consists in showing
persons how to be more and not only to have more:
they should become better not only for themselves
but also with and for others."
History: St. Joseph's School had its
beginning with the arrival in New Jalpaiguri by
three Sisters of St. Jospeh of Cluny on 6th January
1978. The three sisters were Sr. Josphine Lukose,
Sr. Savio and Sr. Dominic. This small group od
sisters pioneered Christian Education enduring great
hardships in the accomplishment of their apostolic
The foundation of the convent building as we see it
today was blessed and opened by his lordship Dr.
Rev. James Toppo in April 1983. The original school
was a long tin roofed building with six class rooms
which is replaced currently by a two storey building
which accommodates a large number of students.