About St. Michael’s Academy
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.
In 2004, St.Michael's Academy crossed a golden milestone with wings well spread - a well masked entry into the 21st Century took us to greater heights. Perfection for us is our constant target. Inspired by the past we have stepped into the future with confidence.
Once again in the year 2012-2013 St.Michael's Academy was upgraded to ICSE Board and from then on it is known as St.Michael's Academy, School of Excellence.
Every student is a unique gift from God and we steadfastly believe that education is not mere preparation for life but "Life Itself". Hence our Prime concern is to make our students shine and excel in all walks of life.