This study mainly aims to describe the occupational stress and organizational climate of higher secondary teachers with regard to gender, locality, family type, experience and type of management. Simple random sampling technique was adopted for the selection of sample. The data is collected from 200 higher secondary teachers from government and private schools. The tool used in this study is Santhappan's Teacher Stress Source Scale and Organizational Climate Scale (1987). In this study, the investigator found that the higher secondary teachers are having high occupational stress and need better organizational climate.