In its foundation, St. Claret Educational Society was influenced by the societal vision of St. Anthony Mary Claret, who tried all possible means to impart positive values into the lives of people to effect holistic transformation within them.

St.Claret School, Jalahalli (SCSJ) is managed by St. Claret Educational Society of the Claretian Missionary Fathers of the Province of Bangalore. The School was inaugurated on June 01, 1988, by the then Provincial Superior of the Claretians, Rev Fr George Nedumpalakunnel, CMF, SCSJ and follows the Karnataka State Syllabus in academics.

Over the years, the School has grown to become a center for excellence for the formation of the intellect and personality of young children. The School has consistently bagged cent percent results in the SSLC Examinations.