History of Patron & Congregation

St. Claret School, Debpukur, Sewli - Telinipara is an English Medium School, established in the Jubilee Year 2000 by Claretian Society, registered under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act. XXXVI of 1961.It is a co-educational School, which admits children irrespective of caste and creed. The School is administered by the code of regulations for the Anglo-Indian School in West Bengal.

St. Claret School is affiliated to Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi (CISCE), since 2008, for ICSE (Class X) & ISC (Class XII).

St. Claret and Claretian Congregation
St. Antony Maria Claret, the founder of Claretian Congregation, was born in Sallient, Spain, in 1807. He was first a textile worker and designer who became a priest in 1833. Founded the congregation on July 16, 1849. Later on, he was consecrated an Arch Bishop of Cuba. Dedicated his entire life making God known and loved through preaching, writing and acts of charity and justice. Working in around 67 countries across six continents, Claretians evolved to educate the young in the ways of God, instilling in them a deep sense for moral values and social justice. In the Indian subcontinent, Claretians educate through over 46 schools and colleges.

Indian Claretian Mission Statement
“To form Intellectually Competent, Professionally Skilled, Spiritually Evolving, Morally Upright, Socially Responsive and Culturally Tolerant citizens through holistic Claretine Education, for the Civilization of Love.”