St Patrick’s High School is located in Saddar Town, Karachi, Pakistan. The institution is the one of the oldest in the city and is held in high esteem across the globe. Established on May 6, 1861, it was founded and managed by the Society of Jesus for almost 75 years after which The Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) took charge. The school was officially registered as a high school in 1867. Since 1950, it has been run by the diocesan clergy of the Archdiocese of Karachi. Our first Pakistani principal was Fr. Stephen Raymond, who was an Alumnus of the school.
Education at St. Patrick’s begins at ECCE (Early Childhood Care and Education) – Kindergarten – and carries on till Matriculate (HSC), or CAIE Advanced Level (Cambridge).
For over 150 years, we have served the people of the sub-continent and Pakistan by providing accessible education without discrimination. Patricians have made their mark all around the world, contributing in numerous ways to the progress and betterment of society. The School has produced well-known leaders and public figures, entrepreneurs, social workers, civil society leaders, top-class sportspeople and athletes, high-ranking officers in the Armed Forces, and politicians.
St. Patrick’s High School is indeed an institution, continuing to progressively educate without bias and instill a value-system that aims at elevating Pakistan to new heights around the globe.
The School is owned by the Roman Catholic Church (Archdiocese of Karachi) and managed by the Catholic Board of Education Karachi in Pakistan.