ST. JOHN'S Academy
Adhering to the aspirations of the parishioners to avail English education to their children, Rev. Fr Vincent Monteiro took a daring step in opening St John's Academy. It Was an additional it was additional feather to the cap of Rev. Fr Vincent Monteiro, the founder of this institution. This English Medium school was inaugurated on 1st June 1998 with the intention of providing the best education to our children. L.K.G, U.K.G and 1st std was started with a meager strength of 35 and with a simple infrastructure. But due to the untiring dedication of Rev. Fr Vincent Monteiro it made steady progress as the days & years passed by Rev. Fr Alexandar Lobo the next correspondent, being a stalwart in the field of education, brought tremendous development in the school, with the help of the generous parishioners in and abroad. He put up a beautiful building with a spacious auditorium for cultural activities for this he visited the Gulf countries and sought the help of the pangalites and his old students. Tried his very best to supply all the amenities to the school for the all-round growth of the children Besides academic knowledge children are trained in yoga, karate, key-board, dance and music. Computer education is also a part of the curriculum. We have a vast playground with all the facilities for basket-ball volley ball throw ball bal-badminton, kho-kho and athletics. Our children have gained access in all the fields the school in academic & co-curricular activities held in and out the school. Ours is a fast growing institution falling in line with other well established schools This institution also imparts religious and moral education the catholic children are privileged to participate n the church liturgy.
We have 15 qualified teaching staff including the principal,P.E.T Art Master & Karate Sir.
There are 3 non teaching members of the staff.
At present we have 386 students raining from L.K.G to X std.
S.S.L.C 1st Batch 2007 – 2008 : 95.46%
Batch 2008 – 2009 : 96.56%
S.S.L.C 3rd Batch 2009 – 2010 : 100%
The staff is committed to achieve 100% result in the present academic year i.e. in 2010 – 2011. we hare sure that with the sincere and unconditional support of the parents the institution will reach the zenith of glory in the future ahead. Let this institution have a long life to mould the tender hearts into genuine citizens of our country.
St Joh's Academy is a ray of light & hope to the people of shankerpura & the adjacent villages though the children are hailinjg from rural areas they are very competent they are not stained by the fast growing technology and media they are an empty vas to be filled in and a light of city life and the advanced life of urban areas, they are very affectionate I wish and pray that this institution may achieve unstinted glory and make niche for itself in the hearts of millions.
( St. John's Academy Principal)