Ewart school was founded in the year 1913 as a finishing school for young Indian girls. It is now under the Management of the Madras Diocese of the Church of South India.
The Rt. Rev.Dr.J.George Stephen, Bsc., M.A., B.D.,D.Min., Bishop in Madras, is the manager of the C.S.I Diocesan schools.
Mr.S.Arulnathan, M.A.,M.Ed.,M.Phil. is the Diocesan Education Officer.
Mr. Lloyd Benjamin, B.Sc.,M.A.,M.Ed. is the correspondent.
Mrs.Sheila Lawrence, M.sc.,B.Ed, is the principal of the school.
C.S.I Ewart was recognised as a Matriculation School in 1943 and upgraded as a Higher secondary School in 1978.
The School offers a sound liberal Christian and general education aiming at the development of character and total personality of each pupil, through a wide range of curricular, extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. It is a minority school, intended primarily to promote the educational interests of the Church of south India. Hence the morning school prayers are according to Christian usage. Scripture teaching based on the Bible, is compulsory for all Christian students.
Moral instruction is an integral part of the curriculum for the students, to instil in them excellent moral and ethical values.