Sadiya is one of the few ancient names of that still dot the map of Assam. Situated at the angle formed by the mighty Brahmaputra and the Debang river, Sadiya has been a mute witness to the various events that have shaped the history of Assam. It was the meeting point of the people from the hills and the plains from ancient times. On 3rd July 1986 the parish of St. Thomas, Sadiya was erected with Fr. Chacko Kakkanat as the first Parish Priest. On 8th February 1990 St. Thomas School was opened at Shantipur with Fr. Joseph Kindo as the First Headmaster.


In 2007 there are 45 boarders in the boys hostel run by the Salesians. In 2007 there are 783 students and 16 staff in the school. The students who study in the school are from various tribes such as Bodo, Mising, Adi, Nepalis, Galong, Adivasi, Mishmi, Ahom, Deoris, etc. In 2007, there are about 983 parishioners in St. Thomas Parish, Sadiya spread out across 33 villages.


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St. Thomas School
Shantipur P.O.
Sadiya – 786 157


(03756) 244032