About Us


The Mar Thoma English Medium School Honavar, is a prestigious educational institution managed by the Mar Thoma Evangelistic Association. This School is born out of the commitment to impart value based education to children staying in and around Honavar.

The school was started in 1989 and it is recognized by the Karnataka Secondary Educational Examination Board. The motto of the school is “Train up a child the way he/she should go he/she will not depart from it even if he/she is old”.
Training is being given to students to be effective, accomplished persons prepared to face life with abilities and courage.

The main aim of the school is to make the child a good student, diligent, industrious, self-reliant, resourceful, honest and truthful. The hallmark of the school is the quality education. It aims for the highest standard of academic excellence. It is a child-centered school which ensures the all-around development of each learner.
Special care is taken to build a strong character and desirable values in students. The students have a series of interesting activities through different clubs such as Interact club, House activities, Competitions,  Arts & crafts, Computer Course, Spoken English, Value Education, Science Club, Eco Club, Arts & Social Club, Scout & Guides, NCC, Mathematics Club, Social Club, Language Club to widen their horizons of knowledge.

A Tranquil environment in the campus is conducive to creativity & studies. The four pillars of education: learning to know, learning to do, learning to live and learning to be are the focal points of attention. The school was started with 11 pupils and at present the strength is 1500+. We do thank the Almighty Lord, all the dear parents and well-wishers for the trust they have put on the school.