"WE SHAPE TOMORROWS WORLD BY WHAT WE TEACH OUR CHILDREN TODAY"
To meet the growing need for a good recognised co - educational English Medium School in the town of Ranchi, St. Anthony's School was started on the 8th March, 1971. It is purely a Catholic School, managed by the Ranchi Educational Society of St. Anthony's Ranchi ( Reg. Under the Societies Reg. Act 21, 1860 ). It is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi, and prepares boys and girls for the Indian Indian School Certificate Examination, which is recognised by all Indian Universities, including the Ranchi University.
After over three decades of its existence and the preservance and dedicated service of its founders, under the leadership of Mr. J.V.Francis and Late Madam Francis, St. Anthony's School can now boast of a modest campus of its own and a team of well trained and dedicated teachers. It also has well equipped science laboratories, a computer lab for copmputer applications and a multimedia lab. It also has a N.C.C wing under the 19 Jharkhand btn. and an Interact club under the Rotary Club of Ranchi South apart from other regular clubs under the co ordination committee to provide ample opportunity to all children to enhance their various talents. A sincere effort is always made to provide the children with a congenial atmosphere to develop and grow into mature men and women who will be an asset to their motehrland.
St. Anthony's School provides education to students from Nursery to tenth grade. It is one of the premier schools in the city. St. Anthony's is affiliated to The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), New Delhi. The school is known for its discipline and hard working students. With the experience of outside world it has been proved that the discipline and culture imbibed in students help them to lead their life successfully.
St. Anthony's School was started by Mr. J.V. Francis on 8 March 1971. Since then, the school has grown to a position of esteem in the capital. The best asset of the school is discipline and individual focus. The present Principal is Mr. C.A. Francis and the Vice-Principal is Mrs. M. Cooke.
The school has two buildings one featuring an auditorium and the other featuring a hall. Earlier, the school had only one building for the kindergarten students. Later, the newer building was built to support the Primary and the Secondary school. The newer building has an underground floor where the Science labs are situated.
The school has an This school has Audio-Visual Multimedia Lab for students to understand subjects in a more interactive manner. The school also features a highly advanced Computer Lab which is always available for students working on projects, etc. The school also has a very good library with a large number of books. St. Anthony's School has an National Cadet Corps (NCC) camp; however, no Old Boys' or Girls' Association and no Bharat Scouts/Guides Association has been established yet.
The motto of the school 'Virtus et Labor,' translates to 'Virtue and Work.' The school started from a very small establishment on 8 March 1971, and today, it is one of the prime institutions of Eastern India much expressing the truth in the school anthem, 'Onwards Forever Onwards.'