St. Michael’s School, started in 1865, is managed by the Jesuits, the members of a Religious Order known as the Society of Jesus. The society was founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola in 1540. St Ignatius sent his dearest and the most famous companion, St. Francis Xavier to India. With the coming of Xavier, began the long and distinguished tradition of Jesuit education in India.
In India, there are 118 schools,16 technical schools and 48 colleges run by Jesuits. In Kerala the Jesuits are conducting 5 schools, 2 technical schools and 2 colleges.St.Michael's is a Catholic School, but admits students of all communities irrespective of caste and creed. Preference is given to Catholics in matter of admission.Great stress is placed on the importance of religion in the lives of students.