Welcome To St.Francis De Sales Mat.Hr.Sec.School

Gnanodaya Vidyalaya was the first name with which St. Francis De Sales School Matric Hr. Sec. School was started on 20.06.1988 at Alangayam, a small village at the foot hills of the Jawathi. Alangayam is a lovely place surrounded by hills and mountain slopes of Jawadhi and Elgris. Rev. Fr. George Puraidam msfs along with Rev. Fr. Joseph Britto Francis pioneered this adventure of founding and establishing the school. Fr. George Puraidam msfs was the first Correspondent and Fr. Joseph Britto Francis msfs was the first Principal and Mrs. Agnes Thomas was the first teacher. At that time the school had only 20 students with one teacher. The school had a bleak past and it has a glorious future...... Read More

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Principal's Message

Dear Staff, Students, Parent, Well wishers
β€œThe measure of love is to love without measure.” says St.Francis de Sales.
St. Francis De Sales Matric Hr Sec School, Alangayam in the district and catholic diocese of Vellore, Tamilnadu, is one of the Fransalian unit of SFS educational institutions. Established in the year 1988, the school stands vibrantly surrounded by the green hills and the beautiful nature all around, catering to the need of children from Alangayam and its neighbourhood villages. The school run by the missionary fathers of St.Francis de Sales belonging to the ........... Read More


  • A holistic society of compassionately human,

  • Spiritually enlightened, intellectually awakened,

  • Professionally skilled, socially committed

  • and culturally integrated persons

  • and culturally integrated persons


To provide a conducive atmosphere for intellectual development, To facilitate conviction – based spiritual formation, To nurture a sense of the divine and transcendence, To imbibe the virtues of gentleness, compassion and optimism, To impart authentic leadership training, To instill wholesome professional ethics, To encourage sports, games and work experience, To inculcate healthy food habits, To promote environmental consciousness, To extend integral education to all, To foster a caring and humane society meant to promote the marginalized, And thus equip the younger generation with needed life – skills to become.