(A short film by Melven Castelino)
St. Xavier's Senior Sec. School Jaipur is under the administration of the Jesuits, an international Christian Religious Order known as the Society of Jesus.
St. Xavier's Senior Secondary School for boys was founded in July, 1941, under the name of St. Mary's Boys' School in the Roman Catholic Church Compound at Ghat Gate by Rev. Father Ignatius, O.F.M. Cap. In July, 1943 its management was entrusted to the Jesuit Fathers renowned for their educational work. The school was transferred to the present site and renamed St. Xavier's School in January, 1945, and later still as St. Xavier's Sr. Sec. School.
St. Xavier's school has an experienced and dedicated faculty to enhance the students' academic achievements as well as aid the development of the whole personality. As well as educational facilities, the school also has a wide variety of sports like basketball, football, tennis, handball, volleyball, swimming and cricket to ensure the development of the students. The new sports complex which is nearing completion will be fruitful in enhancing the sports standards of the school for years to come.
The school campus makes available to the students a number of additional facilities like well-equipped media lab & computer labs. All round the year numerous co-curricular activities like music & dance competitions, quizzes, play festivals, elocutions and debates are also organised for the students of different classes which provides a platform to the students to display their abilities and talents.
The school plays a very important role in moulding the character of the students into capable and responsible humans. Since the school was first founded, the school has dedicatedly imparted to its' students a sense of their own worth, dignity, respect towards the dignity of others, and the ability to achieve their dreams and negotiate through difficulties, learning through success as well as disappointment and failure, with their feet firmly planted on the ground, playing an important role in the character building of the students as well as teaching them human and moral values.
The school also boasts of very illustrious and sincerely dedicated alumni, who present a vivid picture of the school's inextinguishable spirit of commitment & camaraderie.