Fr. Agnel Higher Secondary School was started initially with Arts and Commerce streams by the late Fr. Philomeno D’Costa sfx, in June 1979 to meet the demands of the time and the need of the youth from the neighbourhood. In the subsequent year, June 1980, the Science Stream was also started. Later, when vocationalization of Education was introduced for the first time in Goa as a central Govt Scheme, the Vocational Stream was also begun with four courses in C.T, AET, OSS, and INS. Fr. Agnel Higher Secondary is run under the aegis of Xaverian Educational Society, a duly registered society under the Societies Registration Act 1860.