How it all started?

St. Xavier's School in Uttar Panialguri, under the ownership and management of the Jesuits (Darjeeling province), is a co-educational English Medium school, overseen by the Jesuits of the Darjeeling Province. Located 9 km from Alipurduar town, the school began with just five students in temporary classrooms, blessed by the Bishop of Jalpaiguri in March 2011. Over the years, it grew significantly, now accommodating 900 students. The school's mission is to provide integral education, focusing on academic excellence, spiritual growth, social responsibility, and values-based leadership. It aims to mold students into individuals of integrity, faith, commitment to justice, academic excellence, and a strong sense of service.

Who is the Patron of the School?

Francis Xavier, S.J. was a Navarrese Roman Catholic missionary, who was a co-founder of the Society of Jesus. Read More.

Who is the Founder?

St. Ignatius of Loyola founded the Society of Jesus in 1541 together with his nine companions, including St.Francis Xavier.The members of the Society of Jesus are called Jesuits. 

To which Board the School is Affiliated?

St. Xavier’s School prepares its students to appear for the ICSE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination). We are Affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi and the Affiliation  Code  is WB 398.



St. Xavier's school is located in a serene area about nine kilometers from Alipurduar town along the left side of National Highway (NH -C31) towards Assam. The school is situated at the edge of Damanpur Tea Garden . It has an area of about 33 bigas. The school has lush green field infront and most of the activities are conducted. The climate is calm and quite, perfect for a educational institution.

  • The School has a building for classes LKG to Class 10.
  • Two Stages(indoor and outdoor).
  • Park for Primary Sections.
  • Music Labs (for Violin and Guitar)
  • Computer Lab.
  • Laborotories(Physics, Chemistry and Biology).

What is School's Vision Statement? 

Following the Gospel value and Ignatian Spirituality, St. Xavier's School aims at forming the young to be  men and women for others.

What is School's Mission?

Drawing inspiration from Jesus Christ and led by Ignatian legacy, St. Xavier's School form our students to become young men and women of integrity through academic excellence, spiritual growth, social commitment and value based leadership.

What are School's Values?

  1. Magis (excellence).
  2. Social Justice.
  3. Eco- Sensitivity.
  4. Care for Others.
  5. Gross School Happiness.

Our curriculum promotes four aspects of achievement:

  • The ability to express oneself in oral and written form and, where appropriate, to remember facts accurately and use them constructively.
  • The ability to apply knowledge through practical tasks, problem solving, investigation skills, and the use of oral and written language.
  • The development of personal and social skills, such as the ability to work with others and take on a leadership role within a group.
  • The development of confidence that comes through self-discipline and the commitment to learn and persevere even when tasks seem difficult.


Our School curriculum encourages children to be academically inquisitive and to take responsibility and initiative as they move into this more structured phase of their schooling. We follow Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).