Carmel Education Society (R) was established in the year 1968, with Mrs.Dorothy
Menezes and Late Alexander Menezes as its founding members.
The society under its able leadership runs Carmel High School since 42 years presently affiliated to the ICSE board, New Delhi and catering to nearly 3000 students on its rolls with a staff strength of 120. The school is also affiliated to the State SSLC board having secured 100% results at both board examinations with state ranks in 1991, 1992, 1993 & 1998.
The school has its own building and playground and has several renowned personalities as its alumni. In 1993, when the Institution celebrated its Silver jubilee, eminent guests as Sri.M.N.Venatachalaiah, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, Sri M.Veerappa Moily, then Chief Minister of Karnataka graced the celebration among other eminent personalities.
Our institution is one of the six schools in Bangalore to have a tie-up with schools in the United Kingdom (UK) under the UKIERI project (UK – India Educational Research Initiative). The school has also been awarded the International School Award by the British council for 3 years 2010 – 2013, for promoting internationalism in education. These are some of the school’s global, educational cultural exchange programmes for students and teachers.
On the sports field, the budding athletes and sportsmen have represented the Institution in various sporting events at state and national level. On the academic front , the Institution promotes all round development, laying equal emphasis on academic as well as co-curricular activities. The students have participated in a number of literary and cultural events at various schools, district and state level.
We are proud to say, that our institution was among the first few to introduce technology in classroom teaching. Our classrooms are equipped with a plasma screen networked to a computer system, enabling the teacher to toggle between blackboard methodology and simultaneous use of technology.
To provide higher education, the society has established a Pre-University College since the year 2002 offering courses in Science and Commerce stream. The college building was inaugurated by Justice Michael Saldanha, former judge of the High Court of Karnataka in the presence of several ministers and other prominent guests, who visited the campus. The results of the college at the board examinations have been good. In the year 2007 & 2009 students of the college had secured the I Rank in the STATE in the CET (Medical) and III Rank in the CET (Architecture) respectively.
On 10th January 2008, a new block of the college Alexander Block was inaugurated by Hon’ble Justice Cyriac Joseph, former Chief Justice of the High court of Karnataka and Dr.U R Anantha Murthy, an eminent Litterateur.
The latest addition to the Institution’s infrastructure is the CARMEL SPORTS ARENA, an indoor-outdoor Sports Complex, was inaugurated on 16th July 2011 in the presence of Sri.S Suresh Kumar, Hon’ble Minister for Law & Parliamentary affairs and Urban Development, Govt. of Karnataka, Sri Arjun Devaiah, International Athlete and other well known sports personalities.
The school and college under the able guidance of its Managing Committee headed by Justice K. Jagannatha Shetty (Rtd),former Judge,High Court of Karnataka has been showing steady progress in its commitment to making its students- physical, social, moral, spiritual and ethical citizens of our country.