St. Lawrence High School, Kolkata

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St. Lawrence High School
27, Pramathesh Barua Sarani
(formerly Ballygunge Circular Road)

Kolkata, West Bengal
Type Christian
Motto "For God and Country"
Established January  1937; 80 years ago (1937-01)
Founder Fr. Lawrence Rodrigues, S.J.
School district West Bengal
President Fr. Jeyaraj Velusamy
Dean Sr. Severine
Rector Fr. Raphael Hyde S.J.
Principal Fr.Sebastian James, S.J.
Teaching staff 84
Enrollment 3,000
Campus 6.5 acres (26,000 m2)
Houses Loyola, Xavier, Britto, Aloysius
Color(s) Blue, green, red, yellow
Athletics Football, cricket, basketball
Nickname Lawrencian
Yearbook The Lawrencian
Affiliation Society of Jesus

St. Lawrence High School is an English and Bengali language Jesuit secondary school for boys in Kolkata, India, which has boarding and day students. The school was started in 1810 in Baithakhana as an elementary school which later came to be known as St. John Chrysostom School. It was re-founded in January 1937 by Jesuit Fr. Lawrence Rodriques as St. Lawrence High School. Around 2,300 students are enrolled. It was named after Lawrence of Rome, a Spanish martyr, the patron saint of Fr Lawrence Rodrigues himself.

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Coordinates: 22°31′43.39″N 88°21′20.88″E / 22.5287194°N 88.3558000°E / 22.5287194; 88.3558000


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