St. Xavier's High School, Mirzapur

St. Xavier's High School, Mirzapur

Infobox Secondary school
name = St. Xavier's High School, Mirzapur

motto = "A Teneris Impende Laborem"
' Apply yourself to handwork from an early age'
established = 1935
type = Independent co-educational primary and secondary (1-10); co-educational higher secondary (11th and 12th Grade)
affiliations = Roman Catholic, Jesuit
principal = Fr. Vincent Paul
head_label =
head =
founder =
chaplain =
chairman =
faculty = 100
enrolment = 1000
grades = 1–12
colors = Uniform color - white shirt; tan color pants/skirts. (Refer school badge for emblem colors)
campus = 12 acres
city = Mirzapur
state = Ahmedabad,
country = India
website =

St. Xavier's High School, Mirzapur is an English-Gujarati medium primary and secondary school located at Mirzapur in the heart of Ahmedabad, India. It was established in 1935.

St. Xavier's is a High School for boys managed by the Society of Jesus and recognised by the Department of Education, Gujarat State. Though a Catholic Institution, it welcomes pupils from all sections of society and prepares them for the Secondary School Certificate and the Higher Secondary School Certificate Examinations.

It comprises the K. G. and Std. 1 to 10 with parallel divisions having Gujarati and English medium of instruction. The Higher secondary is grade 11 and 12 (Science and Commerce streams, the latter only in English medium) is co-ed.

The school is also known for its discipline and achievements in education, arts and sporting activities.


A Teneris Impende Laborem ("school motto") : A Latin Phrase, which means : Apply yourself to handwork from an early age.

Three White Bees: Symbols of Continuous hard work and being busy always. The fruit of such labor is sweet.

IHS written in the center of the Sun:

I : Esu (Jesus)

H : Hominem (Mankind)

S : Salvatorous (Saviour)

JESUS Saviour of Mankind

This is the symbol of the Society of Jesus - Jesuits established by St. Ignatius of Loyola

Moon : Another Symbol of the Society of Jesus

A Prominent feature which is a statue of Jesus Christ can be seen from quite far atop tall buildings

The statue is of Jesus Christ with words inscribed below in Gujarati (local language of state of Gujarat) - "Ba-dha Ma-ree Pa-say Aah-O" which means "Come to me all of you". The front of the statue has the word inscribed "Eshu" which means "Jesus"


Sports facilities

* Badminton court
* Basketball court
* Tennis courts
* Volley Ball court


* Audio-visual rooms
* Book-store
* Canteen (Cafeteria)
* Catholic Church
* Computer room
* Laboratory
* Library


* Annual Day
* Sports Day
* Teachers Day


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