HOLY CHILD SCHOOL, Jalpaiguri was established in February 1973 by the Sisters of Charity, a catholic congregation originally formed in Italy by St. Bartolomea Capitanio and St. Vincenza Gerosa. It is a Girls School where the boys are accommodated according to the need and decision of the Governing body. At the time of its establishment, the city was in dire need of quality English education. The school has lived upto the expectations of all strata of Jalpaiguri citizens.
The school is an unaided Christian minority school. It includes classes Kg to XII. The medium of instruction is English. Bengali and Hindi are offered as second and third languages.
The course of studies followed is that which leads to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (I.C.S.E. 10 years course) conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi. From 2004 ISC (Science and Commerce) is introduced.
The specific meaning attached to this Institution Holy Child is that it is especially dedicated to the Holy Infant Mary, the Virgin Mother of Jesus Christ. Hence the school Day falls on 8th September that is the Birthday of the Holy Child Mary.
Updated on: [September 25, 2017]