St. Xavier's is a High School for boys, [from June 2006 progressively becoming co-ed from the K.G.] managed by the Society of Jesus and recognized by the Department of Education, Gujarat State. Though a Catholic Institution, it welcomes pupils of all castes and creeds and prepares them for the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary School Certificate Examinations. It comprises the K.G. (Kinder Garten) and Stds I-X with one parallel division having Gujarati medium and three sections having English medium as the media of instruction. Those who study through Gujarati medium have English as an additional subject. The school has Standards XI & XII of Higher Secondary, to which girls are also admitted. Std XI & XII offers Science & Commerce Streams, the latter only in English medium.
This school aims not merely at preparing it's pupils to qualify for the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary Examinations but to develop their character and personality through graded responsibility, personal guidance and social awareness. With this vision in view and guided by the principles of the Jesuit Code of Education, the School makes a careful selection of the pupils who apply and demands high standards in ideals and attainments.
The Catholic Educators consider it their duty to show due respect to the religious feelings and the freedom of conscience of their non-Catholic pupils. However, external worship other than Christianity/Catholic is not allowed in the School premises. Catholic Students are given religious instruction, whereas non-Catholics are taught Moral Science, a course in their fundamental duties to God, to their fellowmen and women and to self.