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Rishi Valley, a lush campus is a tribute of the Malankara Orthodox Church to Saint Geevarghese Mar Dionysius (Vattasseril Thirumeni) at his birth place, Mallappally in Pathanamthitta district.

Mar Dionysius Senior Secondary School , established at Rishi Valley in 1993 and affiliated to CBSE- New Delhi, strides towards transformation of school to a centre for excellence with teaching methodologies in synchronization with the technology. We, the staff and students cordially welcome you to this Alma Mater for its rejuvenescence.

Our campus accommodates:

  • Rishi Valley Kindergarten
  • Mar Dionysius School
  • Mar Dionysius Junior College
  • Special Wing for intelligent students with SLD
  • Dion hostel for boys
  • Maria hostel for girls
  • Staff quarters
  • Courts and playground

Rishi Valley Kindergarten

The Rishi valley Kindergarten provides a fun filled, yet solid learning foundation accompanied with music, toys, love and care. Phonetic method in language teaching helps the child become a voracious reader even at a tender age.

A dedicated team of vibrant and experienced teachers guide the children in their formative years

Mar Dionysius School

  • Classes from Nursery to XII are divided into four sections headed by Section Head Teachers.
  • Teachers are empowered through training programmes to equip them for handling digital class rooms supported by NIIT and Helix Technologies and for designing and rediscovering the curriculum.
  • The Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation scheme of CBSE is most effectively implemented so that all children are able to achieve their potential without fear of failure. Cut off marks are set for each individual based on his or her IQ and performance in previous years. Assessment of soft skills reflects the talents of children in all fields like art, dance, craft, sports and games, linguistics etc.
  • Differently-abled children are mainstreamed to promote inclusive education.
  • Student community is divided into four houses. Entrepreneurial competence in children is developed through active leadership and participation in house activities.
  • Brains trust’ for gifted children in discovering innovative ideas, identifying talents and updating current information through discussions and brainstorming sessions.
  • Special coaching for National Talent Search Examination 1s provided for Class VII students .
  • Race Courses for Class IX and X with advanced coaching in Science,& Mathematics .
  • Commerce and IIT( Introductory Information Technology are offered as additional Subjects for Class IX and X.


Mar Dionysius Junior College

  • Admissions offered to candidates from CBSE, ICSE and SSLC streams on the basis of CCE Card and Aptitude Tests conducted at school.
  • Medical / Engineering entrance coaching by reputed institutions.
  • Entrance coaching for preliminary exams in Chartered Accountancy (CA) (For more details regarding the course, please see the annexure enclosed.

What’s special at Rishi Valley?

  • A very calm atmosphere conducive to health and education. Well aerated and bright classrooms, well equipped labs, well stocked library, Mini Theatre, Auditorium and canteen.
  • Compulsory special coaching in co-curricular activities (karate, classical and instrumental music, break, classical and folk dance, drawing, painting, art & craft, roller skating, Home Science, musical band, quizzing and Chess etc.)
  • Guidance and counseling centre
  • Separate religious clubs for all denominations. Excellent courts and coaching for basket ball, throw ball, handball , badminton, football, table tennis etc.
  • Active involvement of the Parent teacher association.
  • Transportation facilities available along selected routes.
  • Special coaching for English speaking in British and American accent.
  • Personality development programme for senior students
  • Separate hostels for boys and girls under the supervision of wardens and staff members