St Mary’s School, Sunder Nagar, is an English Medium, Co-educational Institution, established in the year 1976, by Simla-Chandigarh Education Society, with the aim of all round development of its students with a balanced training that will lead to a proper appreciation of academic, athletic, physical, ethical and moral excellence which goes into the making of a mature, useful and complete human being. Initially it was just a primary school. Slowly and gradually, it progressed and got affiliated to the CBSE, New Delhi. The School was upgraded to Senior Secondary in the year 2011.
— The school is committed to:
— Providing opportunities for growth through a balanced schedule of daily activities, (academic, sports and co-curricular) and preparing the student for his vocational role in life,
— Respecting the dignity of the student with his background, traditions and beliefs; valuing the potential of each, and encouraging the strong to support the weak,
— Enabling the student to develop a healthy self-image and to form positive relationships with others,
— Encouraging in the student a sense of creativity and of collaboration with others,
— Promoting the students appreciation of his cultural heritage,
— Providing opportunities for the student to experience God in the wonder of creation, in worship and in the service of others,
— Developing a critical sense in the student, and helping him to challenge the forces that threaten human life,
— Providing a disciplined atmosphere in which the student is encouraged to grow in freedom and to take increasing responsibility for his own education and for life in the school community,
— Creating opportunities for student responsibility under staff leadership and direction.