The School is named after St. Vincent De Paul, a visionary of the 17th century born at Pouy, in France, in the year 1581, who transformed the society by selfless dedication and devotion to the cause of the downtrodden and the less privileged.
In 1625, Vincent De Paul founded the Congregation of the Mission, a society of priests commonly known as the Vincentians and in 1633, With the assistance of Louise de Marilac, he founded the Daughter of Charity, a society of women, to support the poor. Vincent De Paul was renowned for his compassion, humility and generosity. He was singularly faithful to the duties of the state, careful to obey the suggestions of faith and piety, devoted to prayer,meditation, and all the religious and ascetic exercises. Of practical and prudent mind, he left nothing to chance. He died at Paris, on 27th september, 1660. The poor of Paris lost their best friend when he died.
Drawing inspiration from the life and work of St. Vincent De Paul,the Vincentian Congregation was founded in 1904, at Thottakom (Kerala), by Very. Rev. Fr. Varkey Kattarath. Now the Congregation has three Province; Marymatha Province, St. Joseph Province and St. Thomas Province extending their services throughout India and also Italy, Germany, Australia, Kenya, Tanzania, Peru, Australia, Newzealand, Uganda, the U.S.A. and Canada. The Management is providing excellent education through its schools and colleges in different parts of the country along with a large number of social service programs.
Management : De Paul English Medium High School is owned and administered by De Paul Education Society of Marymatha Province of the Vincentian Congregation. It is a religious minority educational institution enjoying the relevant rights and privileges guaranteed by the Indian Consitution.