Avila Convent Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore is managed by sisters of the Congregation of Mother of Carmel (CMC). A veteran catholic priest from Kerala, late Fr. Kuriakose Elias Chavara is the founder of CMC which has its units all over India and abroad. Their aim is the intellectual, moral and spiritual formation of women and children.
Avila Convent School was established in June 1967 and it got recognition from the University of Madras in the year 1972. Higher Secondary classes were started in the school in the year 1978 and in the same year the school received permanent recognition from the government of Tamil Nadu. Avila Convent secured ISO 9001:2000 accreditation in February, 2005.
Avila Convent Matriculation HR. Sec. School is situated at Velandipalayam, near Saibaba Colony, Coimbatore. The school has a proximity to Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. The school has spacious class rooms with all modern amenities. The school has well equipped spacious laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Computer Science. There is a large, well furnished library with a collection of about 15000 books. The school auditorium with an area of 18000 sq.ft is really spectacular. Spacious playgrounds are there with separate Basket ball and Batminton courts. An amusement park for kids and a Seminar Hall with audio-visual equipments are the other attractions of this school.
About 3000 girls are studying in this school and admissions are open to LKG and Class XI only. The school provides its own transport facility for students which are availed by about 400 students. Admission to Class XI is based on the marks secured by the student in the Class X exam and preference for admission is given to the students who stay near to the school.
Avila Convent Matriculation School is one among the most reputed schools in Coimbatore with respect to academic excellence and sports and cultural activities. The students are trained in democratic practices by conducting elections and forming school parliament. The school conducts periodic meetings and one-to-one discussions with parents about the progress of the students. The school management interacts with the students to understand their grievances and requirements. Besides coaching them to achieve academic excellence, the students are trained in moral values and are groomed as model citizens. They are encouraged to imbibe honesty, courage and modesty. The motto of the institution is Love, Truth and Service. Students are always encouraged to participate in all kinds of extra-curricular activities such as sports & games, club activities and cultural events. In the aspect of academic excellence, Avila Convent has been ranked as 1st in Coimbatore and 3rd in Tamil Nadu.
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The educational policy of Avila Convent is that value formation is to education what the spirit is to the body. The mission of this school is to enable the children to reach the level of values beyond facts and concepts. Due importance is given for creation of social awareness among the children. After completing their school education, the students of Avila Convent come out of the school as agents of social transformation.
The principal of Avila Convent was conferred with the State Best Teacher award, Vidys Ratna title, Outstanding Teacher award and Vishishta Seva award in the years 1996, 1998, 2003 and 2004 respectively.