Boarding schools are considered the best for overall grooming of the child. Many parents in the country want to get their children educated in the best residential school in the country. Boarding schools have produced many famous names in many fields such as the military, academics, politicians, economists, scientists, etc. There are some very popular boarding schools in India exclusively for girls. These schools attract students from all over India and abroad. Parents who want to send their girl child to a reputable boarding school for girls cannot afford to miss the best among them in the country.
This is the list of the top 10 best girls boarding schools in India right now.
10. Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Pilani
This is a premium English medium residential ,public school for girls. The school was established in the year 1941 and is affiliated to the CBSE. The school currently has more than 850 students studying in it. The faculty comprises of 60 teachers headed by a Principal. The school is situated in a tranquil environment and offers the best infrastructure for the students such, as well equipped laboratories, lecture the atres, gymnasium, swimming pool, etc. Admission is through an aptitude test.
9. Mody School, Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan
Mody School was established in the year 1989 by Rajendra Prasad Mody. The school is affiliated to the CBSE but also offers International Baccalaureate diploma courses. It is known as one of the best boarding schools for girls in Rajasthan. This is an English medium school ,but also teaches foreign languages such as German, French, etc. The school is well equipped with all modern amenities for the students.
8. Ecole Global International Girls School, Dehradun
Located in the school capital of Dehradun, Ecole Global has attained a name for itself in a short period of time. The school was established in the year 2012 and is spread across 40 acres of land in the salubrious surroundings of the Doon valley. The school subscribes to the CBSE and Cambridge International Examinations curriculum. Unique educational curriculum and modern infrastructure have contributed in making this school one among the best in India.
7. Shah Satnam Ji Girls School, Sirsa
This is a residential school for girls which was established in the year 1994 with the twin aim of improving the educational system for girls and women empowerment. The school is affiliated to CBSE. It is also the recipient of the award for the best residential school in Haryana. Peaceful environment, fine infrastructure and excellent faculty make this school one of the best for girls.
6. Mussorie International School, Mussorie
The Mussorie International School was established in the year 1984 by the disciples of Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharayji who is the founder of the All World Gayatri Pariwar of Haridwar. The school is spread over 40 acres of land in the famous hill town of Mussorie. Teaching pattern of the school is according to the ISCE/ISC and Cambridge International Examination curriculum. Students from about 27 countries are studying in this school.
5. Vidya Devi Jindal School, Hisar
Vidya Devi Jindal School was established in the year 1984 by O.P. Jindal. This is a premier school which is known for providing quality education to the girl students. It is affiliated to CBSE. The large campus comprises of an academic wing, auditorium, health club, utility block, dining hall, four hostels to accommodate 800 students, an outdoor swimming pool and a roller skating rink. The teacher student ratio is 1:13 with a current strength of 650 boarders.
4. Ashok Hall Girls Residential School, Ranikhet
Ashok Hall Girls Residential School was established in the year 1993 at Ranikhet, Uttarakhand. This is an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified institution and is a member of the renowned Indian Public School’s Conference. The school is affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi with a strength of about 250 students and 37 faculty members. The school campus occupies a large area of 25 acres in the beautiful Himalayan town.
3. Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior
Established in the year 1956 by the Late Rajmata of Gwalior Srimant Vijaya Raje Scindia, the Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya is well known for imparting modern education which is not devoid of traditional roots and culture. The school is affiliated to the CBSE. It has a student exchange program with the Woodbridge School in Suffolk, London and is a member of the Round Square Conference. The school offers scholarships to its students for studying in the United Kingdom and also organizes educational trips to foreign countries.
2. Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer
This is a very famous residential school for girls in India and is the second best in this list. Established in the year 1987, the school has consistently performed very well in both academics and extra-curricular activities. It is affiliated to the CISCE, New Delhi. The school has about 800 students and 86 faculty members. It is a member of the Round Square Conference and has student exchange programs with many schools in England and Australia.
1. Welham Girls School, Dehradun
This is the best residential school for girls in India. Established in the year 1953, the school has produced many famous personalities such as journalist Tavleen Singh, politician Brinda Karat, actress Kareena Kapoor, filmmaker Deepa Mehta among others. The school is spread over 72 acres of land. It is affiliated to the CISCE, New Delhi.
Girl’s education is an important issue in the country and these schools have excelled in this field but such schools remain out of the reach of common Indian girls.