About St. Xavier's Collegiate School
St. Xavier's Collegiate School established in 1860 is one of the most revered schools of Kolkata. Founded by Society of Jesus' Jesuit Fathers as an educational institute for Catholic boys, St. Xavier's Collegiate School in Calcutta has evolved to become an educational institute catering to thousands of boys.
AcademicsKolkata St. Xavier's School is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. The academic session is from April to March.
St. Xavier's School in Kolkata is spread over two sections: the primary section (classes I to V) in Wood Street – Hungerford Street, and the secondary school (class VI to XII) in Park Street. In the senior secondary school boys can opt for either Science subjects (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology or computers), or Commerce (mathematics, accounts, commerce, economics or computer). English and an Indian language are compulsory for either Science or Commerce.
The library is one of the best among all school libraries in Kolkata. The science laboratories are equipped with all experimentation instruments, and the computer center is among the best in Kolkata.
Debates, elocution competitions, and in-house quiz contests are the other regular activities in this school.
Timing and Schedule The school remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose, Raj Kapoor, Siddhartha Sankar Roy, Jyoti Basu, Sashi Tharror, Lakshmi Mittal, General Shankar Roychowdhury, and Sourav Ganguly are some of the famous students of this renowned Kolkata School.
St. Xavier's Collegiate School located in 30 Park Street, Kolkata – 700 016 follows the motto 'Nihil Ultra' meaning 'Nothing beyond'.
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|St. Xavier's Schools is one of the best schools of Calcutta. It is located at Central Calcutta and is accessible from all parts of the city. The school is located just beside St. Xavier's College. The school was founded in 1860 by Father Henry Depelchin, a Jesuit Father. Not only education, the school is known for various extra-curricular activities and sports like football, cricket, hockey, tennis, badminton and volleyball. The library and laboratory facilities of the school are excellent.|
The schools is affiliated to ICSE (Class-X) and ISC (Class-XII). At the same time, the school is also affiliated to West Bengal Board. The students can choose the Board.
The present Rector of the school is Fr. Dominic Savio, S.J. The Principal & Secretary is Fr. Benny Thomas, S.J. The present Vice Principal is Fr. Joseph Kulandai, S.J.
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