St. Xavier’s, Hazaribag, is a Christian Minority School established in 1952 by the Society of Jesus. It is an Unaided, English Medium, Senior Secondary, co-educational day school. St. Xavier’s was initially a boys’ boarding school affiliated with the University of Cambridge and later with the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination. It has been affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education since 1982.
St. Xavier’s is owned and administered by the Hazaribag Jesuits Education Society, a registered charitable organization. The Society of Jesus (commonly known as the “Jesuits”) is an international organization of Catholic educators. The Jesuit educational tradition is nearly five centuries old. St. Xavier’s is one of the 3,900 Jesuit educational institutions in 69 countries around the world. The school is primarily for the education of the children of the Christian Minority community. However, it is open to all, irrespective of caste, religion, or place of origin, who the school thinks will respond positively to the values it stands for.
Parents who wish their children to be educated in the school are expected to have an understanding of, and the ability and willingness to cooperate in, the type of education offered here. By its harmonious attention to the cognitive, affective, psychomotor and spiritual domains the school strives to give its students, a solid well-rounded formation for life. It strives to form truly integrated persons of deep faith in God, who will be capable of shouldering responsibilities towards their families, neighbours, country, fellow human beings, and the environment. It is envisioned that the students who complete their education at St. Xavier’s will be persons of competence, conscience, and compassion, who will be committed to the formation of a just society.