St. Mary’s Secondary School

St. Mary's Secondary School

St. Mary’s Secondary School is a higher educational institution in Jawalakhel in Lalitpur in Nepal. It was established in 1955.  It is an English medium school nurturing the holistic development of the children with the belief that light to the world leads Marians to Love, Serve, and Light.

About St. Mary’s Secondary School

This institution offers not only academic education to girls but also helps them to shape an integrated personality by developing in them a strong character, love of truth, respect, faithfulness a good judgment of justice, and the requirement for Honest hard work. This institution is under the management of the sisters of the congregation of jesus.

Principal of the St. Mary’s Secondary School

Deepa CJ is the principal of this institution.

Students at St. Mary’s Secondary School

At this institution, there are almost 2880 students.

Admissions at St. Mary’s Secondary School

A girl must be 5+ years old to get admitted in Grade 1st at this institution in the existing year. Registration forms will be issued on which the date for the Entrance Test will be specified on the fixed date by the Principal. The Birth Certificate must be produced with the Application form.

The birth date will not change once it is entered. From another school, the student can get into this institution with the Transfer Certificate. Entrance Test is also mandatory. The ultimate decision with consideration to admission rests with the Principal.

Recommendations are not considered and Donation not accepted

This institution must receive a monthly letter notification in advance of discontinuance from Tuition Fees & Bus for both these items will be charged for one month previous to the departure of a student from school.

Transfer Certificates will not be issued until fees have been paid. The school year starts in April & ends in March. At this institution, the winter holidays will be in December & January. Also, Holidays will be given in October or November for the events of Dasain & Diwali.

Fees & Regulations at St. Mary’s Secondary School

  • At this institution, the fees from Grades 1st to 10th will be collected by all the branches of Himalayan Bank Ltd of Kathmandu Valley while the students of Grades 11th & 12th will pay their fees in the Nepal Investment Bank in Durbar Marg.
  • Parents are liberated to make a monthly payment or installment of the fees which must be paid on the 20th of every month according to the English Calendar excluding the last bill of the year which must be paid before the Final Exams.
  • No decrease in Tuition or Bus fees is made for nonappearance or out-of-order periods
  • Student must be reserved if the fees are not paid for 2 months
  • Tuition & Computer fees are charged for 12 months
  • Bus fees are charged for the 11 months

School Placement

This institution follows the National Curriculum for grades 1st to 10th. After the end of Grade 10th, the students are enabling for their Secondary Education Examination arranged by the Ministry of Education. The subjects at this school are:

  • Nepali
  • English
  • Computer
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Health Population
  • Environment Education
  • Optional Mathematics or English

College Placement

This college is only for the girls and has Grade 11th & Grade 12th. It accepts the students who are passing the Secondary Education Examination. Since its inception, students are expected to wear college uniforms. Students at this institution can follow any of the 3 groups in which Grades 11th & 12th is a 2-year course. The subjects offered are:

Science Group:

  • Compulsory English
  • Nepali
  • Compulsory Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Management Group:

  • Compulsory English
  • Nepali
  • Social Studies
  • Life Skills
  • Economics
  • Accountancy
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Studies

Humanities Group:

  • Compulsory English
  • Nepali
  • Sociology
  • Social Studies
  • Life Skills
  • Mass Communication
  • Optional English

Academics Programs at St. Mary’s Secondary School

  • Ten Plus Two (+2) Science
  • Ten Plus Two (+2) Management
  • Ten Plus Two (+2) Humanities

Evaluation System

An evaluation system is important for testing the educational deepness of students. This institution evaluates its students by the practices of the following:

  • Monthly Test
  • Periodical Test
  • Pre-final Test
  • Surprised Test
  • Class presentation

Activities at St. Mary’s Secondary School

At this institution, Physical Training & and Games form a main part of the activities of the school. Games and Sports are conducted and played under the command of an instructor or Class teacher. All students can play during the weekly game periods.

Release may be given by the Principal on the students submitting a Doctor Certificate with a written application from the parents. Also, Singing, Dancing, and Gymnastics are included in the timetable. Inter House Debates, Elocution, Dramatics, and Quiz competitions are also.

Why I Choose St. Mary’s Secondary School?

There are many reasons for choosing this school:

  • Modern Facilities
  • Well Resourced Library
  • Recreational Activities
  • Transportation Facility
  • Vibrant Environment
  • Educational Tours
  • Excellent Faculty
  • Provision of Scholarships
  • Multi-Media Presentation


According to the philosophy, the library is a source to open the windows of knowledge to the world. The library at this institution motivates and encourages its students to explore modern knowledge.

It has a bountiful collection of many books to satisfy the non-stop information task. At this institution, students can have access to all of the books required for a variety of subjects from the library.


This college also provides the facility of accommodation and has separate hostels for both female and male students. The hostels of St. Mary’s Secondary School offer healthy vegetarian and non-vegetarian food to its students according to the calendar made by the administration of the hostel. Also, it provides the following facilities to its students:

  • Computer or Internet facilities
  • Library facilities
  • Sports Playground facilities
  • Regular Coaching facilities
  • A regular supply of Water
  • Electricity
  • 24/7 Security
  • Excursion


This institution has the facility of transport for its students and staff members for their easiness to come and go back to their residences without any complexity. It has well-appointed buses and vans for pick-and-drop services for its students.


Also, this institution has a Sports complex with all the advanced facilities. According to the point of view of this school, Sport is a fundamental part of any educational institution for the physical and psychological fitness of the students.

It has a Basketball Court of International Standard where students can play basketball and other games. Sporting events on an annual basis competitions in:

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton

Clubs at St. Mary’s Secondary School

  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club
  • Literary Club
  • SSC Club
  • Scouting Club

Scholarships/Awards for the St. Mary’s Secondary School

  • Mona Bajracharya Memorial Award
  • Mrs. Beena Amatya Scholarships
  • Scouts Scholarship
  • Chandeshwori Mathema Award
  • Winefred Memorial Award
  • Sajani Shrestha Memorial Award
  • Benigna Memorial Award
  • Badija Kharel Memorial Award

Mission & Vision

This institution is keeping Jesus as its role model as a Mary Ward Women in the Education Ministry. It aims to form unafraid and energetic citizens who can meet the challenges of life. This institution believes that Education is a powerful agent of Social alteration.

It moves towards the empowerment of Women and the formation of students instilling in them a sense of justice, spiritual patience, and love. It makes them attentive to the value system of the world in which they live and they can analyze it seriously and make responsible decisions for themselves.

Core Values

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Courage
  • Honesty
  • Service
  • Hope
  • Trust
  • Effective Positive Behavior

Language of Instruction

  • Nepali
  • English


  • National Examinations Board

Religious Affiliation

  • Roman Catholic (Jesuits)

Contact Us


M8G6+7HJ, Lalitpur 44700, Nepal

Phone No:

+977 1-5424848

+977 1-5421574

Email Address:

Official Website:

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the GPA requirement at St. Mary’s Secondary School?

At this institution, a candidate must have at least a 2.4 GPA.

Which one of the colleges in +2 (Management) is best in Nepal?

  • Prasad Academy
  • Kathmandu Model Secondary School
  • Trinity International College
  • Global College of Management
  • National College of Computer Studies

What of the extra-curricular activities does this college offer?

  • Debating
  • Elocution
  • Essay Writing
  • Painting
  • Drama
  • Projects
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