The history of the Convent of Jesus and Mary School, New Delhi goes back to British
times and the year 1919 when His Majesty
, King George-V proclaimed it the Imperial
Like the proverbial mustard seed, the CJM School began as a co-educational school
in a rented cottage on Alipore Road, Old Delhi. However, in 1923, it was decided
to move it to Maria Bhavan, a cottage that stood on the grounds of the Sacred Heart
Cathedral, New Delhi. This day school began to grow rapidly and as expected, it
was decided shortly later to construct a proper school building. This made way for
the existing building whose foundation stone was laid in 1926.
The progress and development of the school was always marked by a harmonious blend
of both traditions, the East and the West.
The school takes responsibility to educate children of the Catholic community and
others who desire it, offering them all-round training in character development.
A program of Value-based Education is offered to all the students while Catholic
students are given Catechetic in addition.