Mount Carmel School, Thakurdwara, Palampur, was established on 18 March 1992 by the Carmelite Charitable Society in collaboration with the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. The humble beginning of this reputed institution was in a rented house adjacent to the school with 30 students. Rev. Fr. Ambrose Panackal OCD and Rev. Sr. Rosilda S.H. admitted the first batch straight to away to the L.K.G. and then decided to divide them into Nursery and L.K.G.
After rendering 5 years of service as the Director , Rev. Fr. Augustine Mundatt moved out on 23 January 1999 when Rev. Fr. Ambrose Panackal came in for a second term. On 28 May 2001 Rev. Sr. Elsy Paul was transferred and Rev. Sr. Fausty assumed the Principal’s office. The school got a new Director again on 17 May 2002 when Rev. Fr. Mark Nediyakalayil replaced Rev. Fr. Ambrose Panackal. After serving this station for four years Rev. Fr. Mark left Palampur on 14 June 2006 when Rev. Fr. Joseph Vellanal moved in as the Director of our school. On 15 June 2007 , Rev. Sr. Fausty , the longest serving Principal till then was replaced by Rev. Sr. Prasantha who had served this school in the same capacity during its infancy.
Shri. Ram Subhag Singh IAS , S.D.M. , Palampur, formally inaugurated Mount Carmel School, Palampur, on 9 April 1992. In the following year Rev. Fr. Ambrose was transferred and Rev. Fr. Peter Kappalumackal took charge of the station on 19 May 1993. On 6 July 1993 Sr. Prasantha joined the school as its principal. On 15 June 1996 Rev. Fr. Augustine Mundatt became the Director of the school following the transfer of Rev. Fr. Peter to Una. Sr. Elsy Paul became the Principal of our school on 18 June 1998 when Sr. Prasantha was transferred from here.
On 5 May 2010 Sr. Prasantha was transferred and Rev. Sr. Caroline became the Principal. On 8 December 2010 Sr. Caroline resigned from the office and Fr. Joseph Vellanal started taking care of the Principal’s office as well. Fr. Joseph Vellanal was transferred on 14 April 2011 and Fr. Joseph Mattam took charge of the school as its Director and Principal. Consequently , Rev. Sr. Maria was appointed the Vice-principal. On 2 June 2014 Fr. James Manampuram replaced Rev. Fr. Joseph Mattam as the Director and the Principal. Following the transfer of Sr. Maria Rev. Sr. Lucia was appointed the Vice-Principal.
On 1st July 2017 Rev.Fr.James Manappuram was transferred and Rev.Fr.Mathew Kaippayil took charge as the New principal and Director of the school. Rev.Fr.James Velassery replaced Rev.Fr.Mathew as the New principal and Director of the school on 15th July 2020.Rev.Sr.Sherly replaced Rev. Sr.Lucia as the Vice Principal on 1st June 2019.
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