St. Germain High School
was established in January 1944 by the then Archbishop
, Rt. Rev. Thomas Pothacamury D.D. The school began in the former Clergy
and Archbishop's House, which had housed St. Joseph's Boys High School
before they moved to their present location in Richmond Town. The school was named after a much loved French priest Rev. Fr. St Germain
who had been a sports teacher at St. Joseph's High School. Fr. St. Germain died in 1939 and as a tribute to him, the new school was named after him.
The school is managed by the Archdiocesan Board Of Education, under the Chairmanship of the Archbishop of Bangalore. The school is recognized by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE
Over the years the school has grown to 1750 students presently from Std I to Std X. This is an unaided private institution.
The school has always had a reputation of being great at sports. The school counts many famous sports persons among its alumni, including Jude Felix
(former Captain of Indian Hockey team), Roger Binny
(former cricket allrounder) and Syed Mujtaba Hussain Kirmani
(former wicketkeeper of India).
The school was founded in January 1944 by the then Archbishop of Bangalore, Rt. Rev. Thomas Pothacamury D.D., in memory of Rev. Fr. Saint Germain, a well beloved French Priest, who till his retirement worked as a teacher and procurator at the local St. Joseph's School and College. These were housed in the present school building (main)... Read More