7) JB Petit High School For Girls
5, Maharshi Dadhichi Marg, Fort | Website: www.jbpetithighschool.com
History: Established in 1860 by an Englishwoman, JB Petit School was originally known as Miss Prescott’s Fort Christian School. In 1946, the school was renamed the JB Petit School for Girls.
Unique features: The school participates in the conflict resolution camp Seeds of Peace, held in the US every year, which aims to empower young leaders with skills for advancing reconciliation and co-existence. It was the recipient of the International School Award from the British Council, for the international dimensions in its curriculum.
“JB is a dynamic, diverse, vibrant school. There is a pervasive, tangible sense of freedom and intellectual challenge that is so exciting; and a sense of family that makes JB ‘home’ for staff and students.”’— Binaifer Kutar, principal
Highest ratings for: Academic rigour, teachers, value for money
Board: Class 10 — ICSE
Annual fee: Not disclosed
Students: 900 girls
Student-teacher ratio: Not available