About The School

     St. Michael's Academy Matriculation Higher Secondary school was founded in the year 1953 and is conducted by the Patrician Brothers who have well known schools in India and abroad. Fifty years ago, a nursery was started in a corner of the sprawling grounds of St. Patrick's High School, Adyar, Growing in popularity the number of students at St. Michael's Junior School increased step by step over the years. It was known as St. Michael's Junior School till 1974. In the following year it was upgraded to a full-fledged co-educational school affiliated to the I.C.S.E. and I.S.C. Boards. As State Board Examinations were found to be more desirable, the school is now affiliated to the Tamilnadu Matriculation Board and the Tamilnadu State Board for the Higher Secondary Examination. From 1984 onwards the school came to be known as St. Michael's Academy Matriculation Higher Secondary School.

     St. Michael's Strives to give its students a holistic and value-based education, the values of which will stay on and influence everyone who passes out through this institution. St. Michael's is also known for its academic excellence and co-curricular activities. The Golden Jubilee of this reputed institution was celebrated in the Academic Year 2003-2004. The School stands in beautiful surroundings overlooking the Adyar River and is within a few minutes' walk from the Adyar bus stand.

Working Hours

Office: 7.45 am - 3.00 pm
No School business will be transacted during holidays.

Phone No: 2491 5331, 2440 2181
(No Calls before 7.30 am and after 2.30 pm)

LKG - 9.00 am to 12.00 Noon
UKG - STD XII (Monday to Thursday) 7.50 am to 2.10 pm
                          (Friday) 7.50 am to 2.40 pm

Games :
Stds. VI - XII 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm

School Uniform

SKIRT / PANT : Dark Grey
SHIRT: Light Blue Half-Sleeved with the Logo
FOOTWEAR: White canvas shoes and white socks.
Only white canvas shoes are permitted. If a student is found in any other kind of white shoes he/she will be sent home.

LKG – V: Pleated Skirt with the shirt tucked in.
LKG -V: Half-Pants with the shirt tucked in.

Std. VI - XII: Full length Pants, with the shirt long enough and not tucked in.
Std. VI - XII: Full length pants with the shirt tucked in.

LKG - XII: No flower or ornaments should be worn. Short hair must be pinned neatly. Long hair must be plaited or tied with black bands or ribbons.

LKG - XII: No ornaments, bands or fancy items should be worn. Hair must be cut short.

Sports Uniform
LKG - Std. V - Boys: White half pants with house T-Shirt.
Girls: White skirt with House T-Shirt.
Stds. VI - XII - Boys & Girls: White full-length pants with House T-Shirt.

Extra-curricular Activities

Creativity and imagination are two of the several assets that students posses in abundance. Expression through their talents gives them a sense of fulfillment and achievement. The extra-curricular activities give every student a valuable opportunity to realize his/her potential. They promote healthy iner-personal relationship and foster values such as co-operation, commitment and excellence.

Sports & Games:The rules of life are most effectively learned on the playing field. Sporting activities nurture a wide range of human qualities. Students who have exceptional skills in sports and games are encouraged to develop those skills through various competitions. Thus, students receive special training in athletics, hockey, football, basket ball, volley ball, throw ball, cricket and karate, table tennis & tennis.
The Annual Sports Meet provides ample opportunities for healthy competition and sportsmanship.

The school also participates in various competitions organized by the Athletic Association of Chennai. Club facilities are available for Tennis. Those interested must equip themselves with the appropriate equipment and gear.

Culturals:The cultural activities at all levels are organized with a view to identify and develop talent. Almost every student develops confidence to reach Centre stage. In the process, they also develop initiative, creativity, originality and organizational skills.

Public Speaking with audience:The oratorical skills of the students receive an added impetus through the Inter-school speech competition in both Tamil and English, organized by the Muthamizh Vizha and the Patrician Literacy Association. The CCMC speech contests provide a platform for many a budding speaker.
Out Reach:Section wise every year involved – A period of prayer, universal love and sharing.

Clubs:Organized club activities bring together students who wise to channelise their energies constructively. The meaningful interaction, purposeful tasks and achievement of goals contribute toward an all-round development.

The Interact Club:Social interaction though activities based on Social Service, Personality Development and International Understanding.

The Exnora Club:Activities are geared towards the understanding of Environmental issues.

The Delaney Quiz Club:The Delaney Quiz club promotes the quizzing talent of the students.


Music:The School Band and the School Choir help to develop musical talent. There are ample opportunities for students to fine-tune their skills in both vocal and instrumental music.


Laboratories: The students receive valuable practical experience in the Physics, Chemistry and Biology laboratories which are equipped with modern facilities. The laboratories are well maintained by qualified Laboratory attenders.

Library: The school boasts of a large library where children are encouraged to read and enhance their learning through reference and research work. Well-stocked, fiction and non-fiction books, the library is a quiet haven for those who wish to take a break from the stress and strain of the school routine.

Computer Centre: In Keeping with the tremendous advancement in the field of Information Technology, the Computer Centre has been equipped with the latest software and hardware. There is a separate computer laboratory for the junior school students.

Counseling Centre: A unique feature of the school is the counseling centre which functions during schools hours. Apart from responding to the guidance and counseling needs of the students, the School Counselor organizes various programmes, workshops, seminars and group activities for the benefits of the students, parents and the staff.

Other Facilities: Among the other facilities available in the school are bright and airy classrooms, a vast playground, a beautiful garden, a canteen, a spacious cycle stand, two school buses and a qualified nurse to take care a medical emergencies.

Fee Regulations
The Academic Year is divided into three terms:

  • 1st Term – June to September
  • 2nd Term – October to December
  • 3rd Term – January to April

The school fees are normally collected in 3 installments:

  • 1st Term – Fees must be paid on or before the 1st week of June.
  • 2nd Term – Fees must be paid on of before the 1st week of October.
  • 3rd Term –Fees must be paid on or before the 1st week of January.

A student joining or leaving the school in the middle of the academic year will have to pay fees for the whole year.

Online Fee Remittance
The school has the unique facility of online fee Remittance System. The student’s name and Admission No. must be furnished along with the fees, payable by cash or cheque. A computerized fee receipt will be issued. Kindly check the name, class and section before leaving the counter.

The Online Fee Remittance System instantly updates the school records.