6) Bombay Scottish School
Raheja Vihar, Off Chandivli Farm Road, Powai | Website: http://bombayscottish.in/powai
History: In 1847, a group of Scottish missionaries started the Bombay Scottish Orphanage School to educate orphans. In 1976, the name was changed to Bombay Scottish School. To mark its 150th anniversary, a school was established at Powai in 1997.
Unique features: The school has state-of-the-art science laboratories and also conducts several quizzes, competitions and a science Olympiad. There are a variety of clubs that students can join, including the nature club, readers’ club, etc. The school has a well-stocked library and routinely takes students on educational project trips.
Despite repeated attempts, the principal, Alice Barretto, was unavailable for comment
Highest ratings for: Academic rigour, value for money, teachers
Board: Class 10 — ICSE
Annual fee: Not disclosed
Students: 1,700 boys and girls
Student-teacher ratio: Not available