History of the School
An. Hon Catholic Bishop Named Servatius Lived In thongress Belgium in 300 A.D. He was an Armenian. He did his utmost effort to spread Christianity and its beliefs. Later he was well known as an erudite and a great person with a kind heard. So a popular school in Belgium was named as Servatius college established in the world.
Later on a small college was established in a swamp by the River Nilwala in Pallimulla Sri Lanka on the 2nd of November 1897. To mark that special event of inauguration Hon. Brother Polidore had drawn a picture of it. To honor his masterpiece we like to mention that the picture has been still well known as to show the condition of that era. The pioneer of the school was a Belgium Rev. Father standerd. It was implemented with frank 30000 donations sent by the Belgians in order to develop the education in Sri Lanka. During the implementation he had to encounter a lot of hardships and obstacles. Though he was from thousands of miles away from his motherland he was enabled to hit his target by commencing St. Servatius College.