At St. Matthew's Public School, Education for Life, Excellence in Education and Commitment to meaningful Education are of prime importance. Quality education is provided to each and every child. SMPS believes that love for education should be provided for children in initial years and conditions should be created for them to pursue a positive approach in life.
A unidirectional teaching method is being increasingly substituted by a multidirectional group of workshop. Here the teacher becomes the group co-coordinator initiating work, nurturing students without the phobia of examinations and homework. Home assignments are not a carry-over of class work but oriented towards honing individual talents.
It is recognized by the Department of Education, Govt. of NCT Delhi. Recognized by Directorate of Education and Affiliated with CBSE.
Examination System & Evaluation
For students in class I to Class V, they are encouraged to be regular in their studies and accordingly weekly class tests are held regularly. Promotion to the next class is on the basis of general performance in the class as well as on the basis of these tests.
For students from Class VI onwards, there are two Terminals and Annual Examination. Promotion is on the basis of these examinations and general performance in the class in unit tests. The following are specification norms:
(a) A minimum of 45% in aggregate.
(b) Minimum 40% in individual subjects.
CBSE pattern of exam is adhered to in totality from classes 9 th to 12 th .
Ranks and Honors
St. Matthew's Public School does not rank its students. However, an average ranking on the basis of percentiles is often done to facilitate college admission procedures.
Academic ability is recognized in the form of a 'Scholar Badge', which is given to students who achieve over 80% in their examinations. Students who get above 80% for three consecutive years receive a 'Blue Blazar', and those who get above 80% for six consecutive years recive a 'Special Cash Prize'. Students securing 100% attandance will get a 'special award' and a certificate.