St Francis Xavier’s Green Herald International School
St Francis Xavier's Green Herald International School a private English medium school located at Mohammadpur, Dhaka beside the st joseph high school and college. The Catholic Archdiocese of Dhaka administers the school.'
The Congregation of the Lady of Christian Missions established the school in 1912 at Laksmibazar. It was shifted to the present site after 1972 and continues to be owned and managed by the Congregation, a body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1861. It is one of the oldest English medium schools in dhaka and is now affiliated to the University of Cambridge. It offers courses in humanities, commerce and science. The school also offers extra curricular activities such as debating, science fairs, art competitions, and has active athletic teams for basketball, football, and volleyball. Now the students graduate by sitting for the GCE O Levels and A Levels under University of Cambridge International Examinations. The examination board, curriculum and syllabus are set by University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES). The examination papers are sent to the UCLES who examine them determine the grades of examinees. St Francis Xavier's Green Herald students participate in the National Debating Championships in the English Language in Bangladesh. French Language is compulsory and taught beginning from grade 5. About 40% of the students are girls. [Md Ashik Iqbal]