HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL
St.Joseph'sEducational ComplexEnglish Medium School,Eravu was opened as a nursery school in the year 1978.Rev.Fr.Immanuel Rathapilly,the then vicar of St,Theresa's Ship Church is the founder of this Educational Institution.It has completed 29 years of existence and celebrated its silver Jubilee.Today it stands as a beauty spot on the cheeks of this holy shrine.
During these days a desire rose among the parishioners for English.Therefore a Lower Primary English Medium School was opened in 1979 and it was recognised by Govt of kerala on 28.3.1989.The very next year the School development committee decided to upgrade it in to upper primary school and it got recognition on 16.3.1990.Then the need of a high school was keenly felt.Again it was raised to high school and viii and ixth standards got sanction on 16.3.1996 and 11.4.1997respectively.The recognition of the Xth standard was on 25.10.1997.The first S.S.L.C. batch was presented for the examination in March 1998 and won 100% result.We are proud to say that we have produced splendid results securing 100% success for the last years.Besides we are blessed with 15th and 8th Ranks in the previous years.It is highly gratifying to state that the school development committee and trustees render a very good service to the promotion of this school.
One of the main objectives of this institution is to impart value based education to the children who are to be the future architects of our motherland.Our medium of instruction is strictly English.St.Joseph's E.M.H.S.S.has always been a nurturing ground for blooming talents.It provides ample opportunitiesfor the blossoming hidden talents.We have a very covetable tradition in the field of arts and sports.Asregards discipline,coaching and result the school keeps a very high standard.
We have a dedicated team of teachers and non-teaching staff who function with a sence of commitment and sincerity.We have a strength of 63 staff members.There are more than one thousand and six hundred students who find shelter under the roof of this temple of learning.Our teachers are efficient,sincere and hardworking.Due to excellent discipline,good coaching and consistent attractive results pupils from distant areas take interest to rush to this school to swell its strength.To meet the needs of the day a new school building has been constructed.It was inaugurated by His Grace Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhy,Archbishop of Thrissur on 1.6.1997. In 2002,the institution was upgraded in to a Higher Secondary School with one Science (Biology)batch.one Science(Computer)batch.one Science (Biology)additional batch and one Commerce (computer)batch were sanctioned in the year 2003,2004 and 2005 respectively.
The primary aim of St.Joseph's English Medium Higher Secondary School is to impact sound formation - spiritual,moral,social,mental and physical to all students of this institution, with a special religious stress on the principles of Christian faith as far as Christian students are concerned.
This Catholic School,established by the Theresa's Parish Eravu of Archdiocess of thrissur is meant for all,irrespective of religion,caste or community.The school accommodates students from L.K.G to Plus Two.