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St. Augustine Matric. Higher Secondary School was started in Onnalvadi village, Hosur Taluk, Tamil Nadu by the Augustinian Missionary Sisters on 19th June 1996 with the motto “Searching for the Truth”.  We are involved in the mission of imparting education, moral and spiritual values and discipline to help build leaders who will bring about a culture of peace and love which our society and country needs today with the vision and charisma of the management and with committed teachers and with the purpose of fulfilling the following goals and objective.

  • An integral education and growth of students through the development of their physical, psychological, social, cultural, moral and transcendent potentialities and capabilities.

  • Promoting personal attitudes of friendship and discipline that acquaint the student with creative options towards science and life.

  • Educating the students progressively guided by the best values of our social, cultural and scientific in dialogue with the various forms of life, caste, creed, customs and traditions of our society.

  • Developing in the students a responsible any dynamic spirit to face the new and rapid life situations.

  • Awakening in the student’s attitudes of mutual respect, self esteem, friendship, justice, freedom and truth.



Jesus Christ, the teacher par excellence is our inspiration and guide. The Congregation of the Augustinian Missionary Sisters is a Congregation of Educators.  It was founded by three sisters – Mother Querubina, Mother Clara and Mother Monica, in Madrid (Spain) in 1890.  With the mission of total service to God through the education, especially of children and youth, and human development, working with people in their process of full self-realization, to emerge as persons aware of their dignity, health, analytical skills, open to transcendent values and committed to promote justice,  peace and the integrity of creation.



The Congregation of the Augustinian Missionary Sisters is a branch of the Augustinian Order that looks to St. Augustine as father and Teacher and his Rule and Spirituality guides it.

The foundresses were three Sisters from an Augustinian Monastery in Barcelona (Spain): Sr. Clara, Sr. Querubina and Sr. Monica. They went to Philippines Islands. Giving up the tranquility and peace of the Monastery and they involved themselves wholeheartedly in the education of young girls, orphaned by a cholera epidemic.

The Congregation of the Augustinian Missionary Sisters was founded in Madrid (Spain) in 1890, with the mission of total service to God through the education and human development especially in overseas countries. The sisters are working in Spain, Italy, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, China, Argentina, Peru, Santo Domingo, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, India, Algeria, China, Taiwan and Philippines. The sisters are mainly involved in education and human promotion.

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