Mary Matha Matriculation Higher Secondary School

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Mary Matha School was born out of the educational vision of Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the founder of CMI congregation. Saint Chavara was a great educationalist and a social reformer of the 19th century. He could foresee the changes in the environment and make strategic moves to build a better society based on fatherhood of God and brotherhood of humanity.

Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), the first indigenous religious congregation of India with a membership of around 3000, renders its service to humanity in educational, social, health care and other activities aiming at the integral development of the society.

Mary Matha Matriculation School founded by Rev. Fr. Joshy Mathew Thadiyananickal CMI is located in Madurai Road, Theni and is committed to provide Holistic education through the development of intellectual competence, personal skills, inter-personal skills and societal skills. The School welcomes students from all over the country to an environment of religious harmony and secularism.


Mary Matha Matriculation Higher Secondary School was founded in the year 1998 in Theni with lofty aim of imparting education as service to the society as enunciated in the vision.

The Founding Correspondent The Founding Principal
Rev. Fr. Joshy Thadiyananickal CMI Mrs. Bhagyalakshmi