Mar Basil Higher Secondary School located in the heart of Kothamangalam town has a strength of more than 2000 students and 100 teachers. The school has consistently managed to attain excellent scholastic performance over the years. That excellence has percolated into sports as well. The recent successes in sports stand as a true testament to the commitment towards society by creating individuals healthy in mind and body.
Kothamangalam is known as the sports capital of Kerala and Mar Basil has played an active role in it. The school has facilities to train around 100 students. It has a sports hostel and gymnasium for both boys and girls. In order to maintain international standards, the school has obtained the services of professional trainers and possesses state of the art medical fitness check facilities etc. The School has been providing good education and promoting sports and games and has won many covetable trophies at state and national levels.
The school has an excellent computer and science laboratory. It also has one of the best libraries among the schools in Kerala. In 2008-09, this school was the top most opted school by the candidates for the +2 admission. The students who passed out from Mar Basil continue to hold major positions in various parts of the world. The main strength of the school is its creative group of parents and teachers.
The school has been visited by the PathiriyarkisBavaIgnathiyos, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Smt. Indira Gandhi, Sri. V.V. Giri, Shri Rajiv Gandhi and Shri H.D. Devegowda.