Education in India has come a long way and the students from best schools in India have proved their mark in different colleges and universities all over the world. According to the census report of 2011, a person above 7 years, who can read and write in any language is a literate and the National Literacy Rate is around 74%.
So let’s take a look….
1. The Valley School, Bangalore
The Valley School is a co-educational private day school 20 km south of Bangalore city in India. The school was founded in 1978 by philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti. The student population of the school is around 325 from classes 1 to 12 (ages 6 to 17).Interactions between teacher and student are informal and based on Jiddu Krishnamurti’s philosophy that “Learning cannot happen when there is fear”. Freedom with responsibility is emphasized from an early age, and rewards and punishments are kept to a minimum. Students are encouraged to direct their own learning.Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane, Mumbai
2. Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane, Mumbai
The school was founded in 1968 by Late Shri. Gopalkrishna Singhania and named after his wife. The school started operating in 1969 and has expanded from 400 students then to more than 7000 now, under principals Dr. S.R.N. Rao, Dr. M.D. Jani, Dr. Vijayam Ravi and Mrs. Revathi Srinivasan (current).The school is affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), which conducts its Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examinations for Class 10 and Indian School Certificate (ISC) examinations for Class 11 and 12.
3. Vasant Valley School, Delhi
Vasant Valley School is a co-educational private high school in Vasant Kunj, Delhi, India. It has been commended as one of the best schools in India. After its inception, the school accepted students in July 1990, up to grade 4. The school added a new grade each year as the classes graduated to the next level. It operates from Monday to Friday, with a 7:25 am – 3:15 pm schedule.The first graduating class of Vasant Valley completed 12 grades under the CBSE syllabus in May 1999. The Director of the school is Arun Kapur, a former housemaster at The Doon School and an alumnus of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. The Headmistress of the Junior School is Rekha Bakshi, and the Headmistress of the Senior School is Rekha Krishnan.
4. Mallya Aditi International School, Bangalore
Mallya Aditi International School (MAIS or Aditi) is a private school located in Yelahanka, Bangalore, India. It is named after Bangalore’s former billionaire and Member of Parliament Vijay Mallya as a result of an endowment. It has been consistently ranked among India’s top three private schools.Mallya Aditi has a curriculum for its elementary school students that is designed to acquaint them with both Eastern and Western culture and methods of study. Aditi students study Indian languages, namely Kannada and Hindi, but can also study European and East Asian languages. Students are tutored in Western classical music as well as Indian dance and Indian classical music. Class sizes are generally small with roughly thirty students per classroom. Aditi has received recognition for the excellence of its faculty.
5. The Shri Ram School, Vasant Vihar, Delhi
The Shri Ram School is a co-educational private school in India. Founded in July 1988, the Shri Ram School has three campuses spread across the National Capital Region of India. The first is the Junior School in Vasant Vihar, New Delhi to which was added the Senior School on Moulsari Avenue, DLF Phase III, Gurgaon in 1994. All the campuses follow a common curriculum, however, the Moulsari campus follows the IB, IGCSE as well as ICSE.The Special Education Needs Department was started in April 1997 to provide educational opportunities in smaller settings to children with special needs. Children aged four to ten years attend the Junior School at Vasant Vihar/Aravali and as they turn eleven years they move on to Senior School at Moulsari/Aravali respectively.
6. Step by Step, Noida
The Step by Step school is a well ordered, caring community in which relationships are based on mutual respect, and rules are applied consistently and fairly. We value the pursuit of academic excellence, the achievement of the individuals’ potential and contributions made to the life of the wider community. We encourage our children to develop self-discipline and respect and value the achievements, values, and beliefs of others. We help our children to understand themselves and others, and to seek significance and purpose in all their experiences. Our values are reflected in all our policies and in the attitudes and conduct of our staff.
7. The Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
The Cathedral & John Connon School is a co-educational, private school founded in 1860 and located in Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra. A Hindustan Times report of 2013 named it as the top school offering ISE and ISC in India. It now offers the IBDP programme, as well. One of the most prestigious, elusive and exclusive schools in India, its alumni boasts the who’s who of India’s elite and business families. Students belong to the wealthiest families in the country and admission is preferred and mostly given to children of ex-students. The school is very selective and its alumni network is the largest for any school in India (Asia even) with ex-students scattered across the globe.
8. Sanskriti School, Chanakyapuri, Delhi
Sanskriti School is a recognized integrated co-educational school in the diplomatic area of Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. It is affiliated to CBSE, and offers education from Nursery to XII. It was founded in 1998 primarily to provide education to children of All India Services and Allied services officers and Defence Services Personnel on transfer. The school is run by Civil Services Society, an NGO formed by senior civil servants and their wives, with the spouse of the serving Cabinet Secretary of India as its chairperson. It has consistently been ranked as one of the top schools of Delhi and India.
9. The Heritage School, Gurgaon
The Heritage School, have chosen the path of educating children as opposed to just schooling
them. Learn how the Heritage School and its ‘learning by doing’ approach enriches our learning community. Its leadership team consists of alumni from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Business School as well as educators with exceptional experience and talent. Parents-as-partners is a philosophy that manifests itself in various active roles that parents play thereby integrating them into all aspects of the curriculum, classroom and beyond at Heritage.
10. The Mother’s International School, Delhi
The Mother’s International School (MIS) is a public secondary school in New Delhi, India. It is an establishment of the Sri Aurobindo Education Society, an agency of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. It shares its campus with the New Delhi branch of the Ashram. The school is an English-medium co-educational institution affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). In 2001, Outlook’s “C-Fore Best School Survey” has ranked MIS as one of the top 10 schools in India, and the best school in Delhi. The school shares a campus with other institutions including the alternative education school, Mirambika. Mirambika and The Mother’s International often collaborate to celebrate certain events like Mirra Alfassa’s birthday. The schools share the same sports ground on campus.
11. The School KFI, Adyar, Chennai
The School KFI is situated in Chennai was started in the year 1973. The school is located in a spacious campus in Adyar made available by The Theosophical Society. It is run by the Krishnamurti Foundation India (KFI) based on the views on education and philosophy of J. Krishnamurti. The school has about 350 students and 35 teachers. The School KFI will relocate in 2018 to Thazhambur (on Old Mahabalipuram Road).
12. Chirec Public School, Heydrabad
CHIREC International is a K-12 school located in Hyderabad, India. The school was founded in 1989 by Mrs. Ratna D. Reddy. There are three campuses. The main campus is located in Kondapur, pre-primary campus in Jubilee Hills and a third in Gachibowliwith pre-primary – Classes 1 to 4. The school offers three curricula: International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). CHIREC unveiled its new Jubilee Hills pre-primary school campus, and introduced Senior Secondary classes at the Kondapur campus, in 2004. Shortly after, in 2006, the first batch of Class XII graduated from the school. The Gachibowli branch, which caters to students from Grades 1 through 4, was inaugurated in 2012.