St. George’s Higher Secondary School is a minority Christian Educational Institution run by the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Darjeeling. The school was started in 1885 by the French Foreign Missionaries of Paris who came to Pedong in 1882. By 1911 it had become a full fledged middle School. The C. R. Fathers of the Abbey of St. Maurice, Switzerland took over the management of the school in 1937. The school was raised to the status of a High School through the untiring effort of Late Rev. Fr. A. Schyrr CR. It was recognized by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education in 1952.
n 1984 – 86, Fr Rene Singh, the then Headmaster, built a big new school – building. St. George’s was shifted there in the beginning of 1987. St. George’s conducts classes from I to XII. Plus 2 was started at St. George’s in 1988 and recognized by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education in 1989. The school has science stream in the +2 section with equipped practical laboratory. The school has facility of the computer science since 1995. The medium of instruction in all classes is English. St. George’s Primary School is attached to H. S. School.St. George’s is also accredited for National Institute of Open Schooling for Secondary/Sr. Secondary having capacity of 500 students. Regular classes are also arranged for the benefit of the students.
Our Mission & aim
To Serve with Love
To create a human society free from Prejudices, Superstitions and Discrimination based on sex, religion, caste, creed and economic status. It strives to inculcate respect for the dignity of the human person and concern for each other, especially the underprivileged and the weaker section of the society.
To make this mission into reality it expects parents, guardians, teachers and well wishers to share this mission in spirit with the school management and co – operate whole heartedly in all its endeavors.
The aim of the institution is to impart a sound education by cultivating in the pupils habits of piety, virtue, self – reliance and discipline and character formation by mans of religious and moral instructions.
Headmasters of St. George's H.S. School, pedong
rev. Fr. Francis Crasta
Rev. Fr. Peter Lingdamoo
Rev. Fr. Rene Singh